Tam Origin Unknown1

M, #16120, b. circa 1675

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Last Edited25/03/2016
Birth*Tam Origin Unknown was born circa 1675. He was said to be 20 years old in 1695.2
Names in the record, in publications, etc.On 23 March 1695 Tam was incorrectly named in the record as (an unknown value.)2
Slave TransactionsOn 23 March 1695 Tam Origin Unknown was sold on behalf of Claes Decker by Willem ten Damme to Simon van der Stel, for Rds. 80.3


  1. [S606] J.L. (Leon) Hattingh, "A.J. Böeseken se Addendum van Kaapse slawe-verkoopstransaksies: Foute en regstellings", Kronos (Foute en regstellings) 9 (1984): Die volgende geval op 23.3.1695, was sy as Jan aangee maar volgens die document Tam moet wees, is vir 80 Rds. verkoop en nie vir 60 nie, …. Hereinafter cited as "Foute en regstellings."
  2. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700 (Cape Town: Tafelberg, 1977), p.168.. Hereinafter cited as Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700.
  3. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700, p.168. 23.3.1695, p. 87: Jan from an unknown origin (20), sold by Willem ten Damme on behalf of Claes Decker to Simon van der Stel for Rds. 60.

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