Urban van Mozambique1

M, #16041, b. 1675/76

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Last Edited03/04/2015
BirthOrigin*Urban was from Mozambique and was perhaps born there in 1675/76. He was said to be 17 or 18 years old in 1694.1 
Slave TransactionsOn 23 May 1694 Francis van Mozambique and Urban van Mozambique were sold by William Wildey to Jan Dircks de Beer, for Rds. 80 each.2


  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. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700, p.165. 23.5.1694: Francis (19/20) and Urban (17/18) from Mozambique, sold by William Wildey, captain on the English ship Modena, to Jan Dircx de Beer for Rds. 80 each.

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