Magnus van Trancquebare1

M, #16313, b. circa 1685

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Last Edited14/05/2015
BirthOrigin*Magnus was from Trancquebar and was perhaps born there circa 1685. He was said to be 12 years old in 1697.1 
Slave TransactionsOn 5 January 1697 Balthazar van Trancquebare and Magnus van Trancquebare were sold by Jan Pietersz: van Vleugel to Henning Hüsing, for Rds. 67 each.2


  1. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700 (Cape Town: Tafelberg, 1977), p. 175.. 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. 175. 5.1.1697, p. 131: Balthazar from Trancquebare (16) and Magnus from Trancquebare (12), sold by Jan Pietersz van Vleugel to Henning Hüsing for Rds. 67 each.

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