Antonio van Macoua (Macau?)1

M, #15742, b. between 1668 and 1671

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Last Edited03/01/2015
Birth*Antonio van Macoua (Macau?) was born between 1668 and 1671 in Macau.1
(Slave) ShipVoyage In April 1686 the Nostra Signora de los Milagros apparently a slaver and probably sailing from Macau via Mozambique, perhaps to somewhere in the Americas, was wrecked off Cape Agulhas with the following crew, Manuel d'Oliviera, Antonio de Sousa, Domingo Martinisz, Jan de Paiva, Jan Gomes Cardosa, Manuel George d'Acosta, Juan Maehado and Antonio de Silva Furtado, passengers Joseph de la Gracia, and slaves Lorenço el Grande van Mozambique, Alexander van Mozambique, Thomas van Mozambique, Christoval van Mozambique, Antonio van Mozambique, Pedro van Mozambique, Lorenco Pequeno van Mozambique, Francisco van Mozambique, Joan van Mozambique, Antonio van Mombasa, Sebastiaan van Mozambique, Antonio van Macoua (Macau?), Jan d'Oliviera, Jan van Macoua (Macau?), Lorenzo van Macoua (Macau?), Jan van Mozambique, Francesco van Macoua (Macau?), Ventura van Macoua (Macau?), Amaro van Mozambique, Jan van Mozambique, Antonio van Mozambique, Jan van Mozambique, Bartholomé van Mozambique, Paulus van Mozambique and Joseph van Mozambique on board.2 
Slave TransactionsOn 13 May 1686 Antonio van Macoua (Macau?), Francesco van Macoua (Macau?) and Ventura van Macoua (Macau?) were sold by Antonio de Sousa to Adam Stenis, for Rds. 50.1


  1. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700 (Cape Town: Tafelberg, 1977), p.146.. Hereinafter cited as Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700.
  2. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700, p.146. 11.5.1686: Jan d'Oliveira from Mozambique (13), sold by Manuel d'Oliveira, carpenter on the shipwrecked Portuguese vessel Nostra Signora de los Milagras, to Henning Huijsing for Rds. 25.

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