Hendrick van der Overcust1

M, #15833, b. circa 1659

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Last Edited27/12/2014
Birth*Hendrick van der Overcust was born circa 1659.1
Slave EmancipationsHendrick van der Overcust was emancipated by Machteld Cupido, on 26 January 1685, on condition that for a year he was to serve Louis de Berault.2


  1. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700 (Cape Town: Tafelberg, 1977), p. 142.. 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. 142. 26.1.1685, p. 3: Hendrick from tIle "Overcust", manumitted by Machteld Cupido, the widow of the "opper-chirurgyn" Albertus Lanbergen, but before becoming a Free Black he was to serve Lodewijck van Bureau for a year.

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