Daniel van Bengale1
M, #15815, b. circa 1660
|BirthOrigin*||Daniel was from Bengal and perhaps born there circa 1660. 'Van Bengale' or from Bengal was a term loosely applied during the period of VOC dominance to enslaved or formerly enslaved people from any of the countries bordering the Bay of Bengal.1|
|Slave Transactions||On 3 April 1686 Daniel van Bengale was sold by Catarina de Swart to Johannes van Keulen, for Rds. 95.2|
- [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700 (Cape Town: Tafelberg, 1977), p.144.. Hereinafter cited as Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700.
- [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700, p.144. 3.4.1686: Daniel from Bengal, sold by Catarina de Swart, the widow of Cornelis de Jager, to Johannes van Keulen for Rds. 95.