Hannibal van Bengale1
M, #16093, b. circa 1670
|BirthOrigin*||Hannibal was from Bengal and was perhaps born there circa 1670. 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.1,2|
|Slave Transactions||On 15 March 1695 Hannibal van Bengale sold on behalf of Joan van Hoorn by Andrijs de Man to Matthias Greeff, for Rds. 90.3|
- [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.
- [S21] Date estimated by compiler, Delia Robertson and, unless there is corroborating information, should not be considered as anything more than a guide.
- [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700, p.167. 15.3.1695, p. 73: Hannibal from Bengal, sold by Andries de Man on behalf of Joan van Hoorn to Matthijs Greeff for Rds. 90.