Otto van Macassar1

M, #15960, b. 1670/71

Copyright / Terms of Use Notice

The material on this website is subject to copyright.
Facts (names, dates, and places) are not copyright. You are free to transcribe them but not cut and paste into your data provided you use the correct attribution and citation.
I have created the narratives, sentences, and citations; they are copyright and may not be used.
You may not add them to your genealogy, your personal documents, your tree on Ancestry, nor in the data or profile sections on Geni, nor anywhere else.
Many of the images are also copyright. You may not copy them without the consent of the copyright holders.
You must use the correct attribution and citation, viz.: Robertson, Delia. The First Fifty Years Project. Here you add the page URL.

Last Edited25/03/2015
BirthOrigin*Otto was from the Macassar and was perhaps born there in 1670/71. He was said to be 22 or 23 years old in 1693.1 
Slave TransactionsOn 16 May 1693 Otto van Macassar was sold by Aletta Elbers to Albert Coopman, for Rds. 100.2


  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. 16.5.1693, p. 316: Otto from Macassar (22/23), sold by Aletta Elbertsz, the
    widow of Hieronimus Cruse, to Albert Coopman for Rds. 100.

Bookmark and Share