Anthonij van Bengale1
M, #16079, b. 1670/71
|BirthOrigin*||Anthonij was from Bengal and was perhaps born there in 1670/71. Van Bengale - or from Bengal - was a term loosely applied during the period of VOC dominance to enslaved or formerly enslaved people from any of the countries bordering the Bay of Bengal. He was said to be 24 or 25 years old in 1695.1|
|Slave Transactions||On 9 March 1695 Anthonij van Bengale was sold by Jonas Marsman to Johann Carsten Fuber, for Rds. 100.2|
- [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700 (Cape Town: Tafelberg, 1977), p.167.. Hereinafter cited as Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700.
- [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700, p.167. 9.3.1695, p. 66: Anthonij from Bengal (24/25), sold by Jonas Marsman, on the Swarte Leeuw, to Free Burgher Jan Fuber for Rds. 100.