Johannes Starrenburg1

M, #16339, b. circa 1660

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Last Edited04/07/2015
Birth*Johannes Starrenburg was born circa 1660.1
Slave TransactionsOn 18 January 1697 Bruijnet van de Caep was sold by Johannes Starrenburg to Maria van Guinea, for Rds. 85. Both Böeseken and Shell incorrectly record the purchaser to be Pieter van de Westhuysen however this was corrected by Hattingh in Kronos. The purchaser was her mother, who emancipated her daughter in 1703.2,3


  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. 18.1.1697, p. 137: Bruijnet from the Cape (22), sold by Johannes Starrenburg to Pieter van der Westhuysen for Rds. 85.
  3. [S810] Mansell Upham 'At Earth's Extremest End… Op 't eijnde van de Aerd … The genealogical impact of the 'Angola' & 'Guinea' slaves at the Cape of Good Hope in the 17th century', First Fifty Years, Uprooted Lives - Unfurling the Cape of Good Hope's Earliest Colonial Inhabitants (1652-1713), (, August 2014. "citing J. Leon Hattingh Kronos."

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