Jacobus Orselingh1

M, #16027, b. circa 1654

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Last Edited03/04/2015
Birth*Jacobus Orselingh was born circa 1654.1,2
Occupation* On 14 May 1694 Jacobus Orselingh was a merchant sailing on the Ijsterheim.1 
Slave TransactionsOn 14 May 1694 Coridon van Negapatnam was sold by Jacobus Orselingh to Albertus Coopman, for Rds. 90.3


  1. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700 (Cape Town: Tafelberg, 1977), p.165.. 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.165. 14.5.1694: Coridon from Negapatam (15/16), sold by Jacobus Orselingh, merchant sailing on the Ijsterheim, to the sick-comforter Albertus Coopman for Rds.90.

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