Jacob Trimsquar van Madras1

M, #16046, b. 1678/79

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Last Edited04/04/2015
BirthOrigin*Jacob was from Madras and was perhaps born there in 1678/79. He was said to be 15 or 16 years old in 1694.1 
Names in the record, in publications, etc.28 May 1694, the name of Jacob was written in the record as Jacob Trimsquar van Madras.2
Slave TransactionsOn 28 May 1694 Jacob Trimsquar van Madras was sold by Caleb Hathorne to Johann Carsten Fuber, for Rds. 82.2


  1. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700 (Cape Town: Tafelberg, 1977), p.166.. 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.166. 28.5.1694: Jacob Trimsquar from Madras (15/16), sold by Caleb Hathome, steward on the English vessel Samson, to Free Burgher Jan Fuber for Rds. 82.

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