Isak van Trancquebaer1

M, #16225, b. circa 1676

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Last Edited09/05/2015
BirthOrigin*Isak was from Tranquebar and was perhaps born there circa 1676. He was said to be 20 years old in 1696.1 
Slave TransactionsOn 19 January 1696 Isak van Trancquebaer was sold by Christiaen van Alst to Christian Elers, for Rds. 100.2


  1. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700 (Cape Town: Tafelberg, 1977), p.171-172.. 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.171. 19.1.1696, p. 17: Isak from Trancquebaer (20), sold by Christiaan van Alst to Christiaen Ehlers (signature Elers) for Rds. 100.

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