Motte van Trancquebar1

M, #15945, b. circa 1685

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Last Edited24/03/2015
BirthOrigin*Motte was from Trancquebar and was perhaps born there circa 1685. He was said to be 8 years old in 1692.1 
Slave TransactionsOn 14 January 1693 Mange van Trancquebar and Motte van Trancquebar were sold by Arent Lever Königh to Simon van der Stel, for Rds. 70.2


  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. 14.1.1693, voL XVII, p. 219: Mange and Motte from Trancquebar (12 and 8 years old), sold by Arent Leverking (signature Lever Königh), Free Burgher on the Danish ship Charlotta AmaIia, to Simon van der Std for Rds. 70.

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