Jannetje van Malabar1

F, #15937, b. circa 1656

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Last Edited24/03/2015
Birth*Jannetje van Malabar was born circa 1656 in Malabar Coast, was from the.1
Slave EmancipationsOn 22 November 1692 Jannetje van Malabar was emancipated together with her 2-year-old daughter Rebecca van de Caep by Gerrit Victor. However she had to serve Victor for three more years.2


  1. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700 (Cape Town: Tafelberg, 1977), p.162.. 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.162. 22.11.1692, p. 177: Jannetje from Malabar (36), liberated with her daughter Rebecca (2 years), on condition that she serves her master Gerrit Victor for three more years.

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