Hiscer Jansz van Batavia1

M, #16296, b. circa 1676

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Last Edited13/05/2015
BirthOrigin*Hiscer was from Batavia and was perhaps born there circa 1676. He was said to be 20 years old in 1696.1 
Slave TransactionsOn 9 July 1696 Hiscer Jansz van Batavia was sold on behalf of Elisabeth Bergejus by Jacob Hoeck to Hendrick Bouman, for Rds. 75.2


  1. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700 (Cape Town: Tafelberg, 1977), p. 174.. 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. 174. 9.7.1696, pp. 91 (verso) 92 (verso): Hiscer Jansz from Batavia (20), sold to Hendrik Bouwrnan for Rds. 75 by Jacob Hoeck, first mate of the Swaag, on behalf of Elisabeth Bergejus, the widow of Hermanus Busschoff.

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