Jacob van Amerongen1

M, #15963, b. circa 1660

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Last Edited25/03/2015
Birth*Jacob van Amerongen was born circa 1660.1,2
Occupation* On 19 May 1692 Jacob van Amerongen was a first mate on the Berkel.3 
Slave TransactionsOn 19 May 1693 Claas van Bengale was sold by Jacob van Amerongen to Johan Mijndertze Kruijwagen, for Rds. 70.3


  1. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700 (Cape Town: Tafelberg, 1977), p.163.. 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.163. 19.5.1693: Claas from Bengal (17/18), sold by Jacob van Amerongen, first mate of the Berkel, to Jan Meijndertsz Cruywagen for Rds. 70.

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