Henning Simons1

M, #15908, b. circa 1650

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Last Edited22/03/2015
Birth*Henning Simons was born circa 1650.1,2
Slave TransactionsOn 19 June 1692 Pasqual van Batavia was sold on behalf of Susanna Baptista, the widow of Henning Simons, by Jacob Witboom to Jan Dircks de Beer, for Rds. 60.3,4,5


  1. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700 (Cape Town: Tafelberg, 1977), p.160.. Hereinafter cited as Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700.
  2. [S21] Date estimated by compiler, Delia Robertson and, unless there is corroborating information, should not be considered as anything more than a guide.
  3. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700, p.160. 19.6.1692, pp. 95-96: Pasqual from Batavia (19), sold by Jacob Witboom on behalf of Susanna Baptista, the widow of Henning Simons, for Rds. 150 [sic].
  4. [S432] Robert C-H Shell compiler, Changing Hands, A calendar of bondage in southern Africa, 1550 to 1888, CD-ROM; ISBN 1-86918-063-1; (Cape Town: Ancestry24, September 2007), Sequence IDNO:       0804     
    Slaves First Name:       Pasqual     
    Presumed Place Of Origin:       van Batavia     
    Day Of Sale:       19     
    Month Of Sale:       6     
    Year Of Sale:       1692     
    Type Of Sale:       Oceanic     
    Type Of Name:       Facetious     
    Continental Origin Code:       Indonesian Archipelago     
    Slaves Age:       19     
    Slaves Gender:       Male     
    Price In Rixdollars:       150 [sic]     
    Sellers Last Name:       Witboom     
    Sellers First Name:       Jacob     
    Sellers Civil Status:       VOC employee     
    Sellers Gender:       Male     
    Sellers Domicile:       Batavia     
    Sellers Occupation:       Clerk     
    Buyers Last Name:       de Beer     
    Buyers First Name:       Jan Dirk     
    Buyers Civil Status:       Councillor     
    Buyers Gender:       Male     
    Buyers Domicile:       Cape district     
    Buyers Occupation:       farmer     
    Primary Reference:       Transporten en Scheepeniskennis. Hereinafter cited as Changing Hands.
  5. [S606] J.L. (Leon) Hattingh, "A.J. Böeseken se Addendum van Kaapse slawe-verkoopstransaksies: Foute en regstellings", Kronos (Foute en regstellings) 9 (1984): En Pasqual van Batavia word nie op 19.6.1692 vir 150 Rds. verkoop nie, maar slegs vir 60 Rds.. Hereinafter cited as "Foute en regstellings."

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