Aron van Malabar1

M, #16278, b. circa 1669

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Last Edited12/05/2015
BirthOrigin*Aron was from the Malabar Coast and may have been born there circa 1669. He was said to be 27 years old in 1696.1,2 
Slave TransactionsOn 21 June 1696 Aron van Malabar was sold by Jacob Joppe de Jonge to Claas Hendricksz Diepenouwe, for Rds. 100.3


  1. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700 (Cape Town: Tafelberg, 1977), p.173.. Hereinafter cited as Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700.
  2. [S432] Robert C-H Shell compiler, Changing Hands, A calendar of bondage in southern Africa, 1550 to 1888, CD-ROM; ISBN 1-86918-063-1; (Cape Town: Ancestry24, September 2007), Sequence IDNO:       1072     
    Slaves First Name:       Aron     
    Presumed Place Of Origin:       Van Malabar     
    Day Of Sale:       21     
    Month Of Sale:       6     
    Year Of Sale:       1696     
    Type Of Sale:       Oceanic     
    Type Of Name:       Old Testament     
    Continental Origin Code:       Indian Sub Continent     
    Slaves Age:       27     
    Slaves Gender:       Male     
    Price In Rixdollars:       100     
    Sellers Last Name:       de Jong     
    Sellers First Name:       Jacob Joppe     
    Sellers Civil Status:       VOC employee     
    Sellers Gender:       Male     
    Sellers Domicile:       Transit-at sea     
    Sellers Occupation:       Skipper     
    Buyers Last Name:       Diepenauw     
    Buyers First Name:       Claas; H     
    Buyers Civil Status:       Councillor     
    Buyers Gender:       Male     
    Buyers Domicile:       Cape district     
    Buyers Occupation:       farmer     
    Primary Reference:       Transporten en Scheepeniskennis; fols. 76;77. Hereinafter cited as Changing Hands.
  3. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700, p.173. 21.6.1696, pp. 76 (verso) - 77: Aron from Malabar, sold by Jacob Joppe de
    Jongh to Claas Hendricx Diepenauw for Rds. 100.

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