Gerrit van Malabar1

M, #16263, b. circa 1666

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Last Edited01/04/2017
BirthOrigin*Gerrit was from the Malabar Coast and may have been born there circa 1666. He was said to be 30 years old in 1696.1 
Marriage De facto* Circa 1705 Gerrit van Malabar and Eva van Madagascar were in a de facto relationship. This relationship is assumed based on the baptism of an infant with parents thus named on 31 January 1706.2 


Eva van Madagascar b. c 1688
Slave TransactionsOn 29 March 1696 Gerrit van Malabar was sold by Henning Hüsing to Willem Mentzing, for Rds. 125.3


  1. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700 (Cape Town: Tafelberg, 1977), p.172.. Hereinafter cited as Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700.
  2. [S734] VC 604, NGK Baptism Registers 1695-1712 (Cape Town), (1695-1712), Genealogical Society of South Africa, eGSSA Branch, Hereinafter cited as NGK Baptism Registers 1695-1712 (Cape Town).
  3. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700, p.172. 29.3.1696, p. 45 (verso) - 46: Gerrit from Malabar (30), sold by Henning Hüsing to Willem Mensing for Rds. 125.

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