Trijntje van Madagascar1

F, #16342, b. circa 1689

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Last Edited15/05/2015
BirthOrigin*Trijntje was from Madagascar and was perhaps born there circa 1689. She was said to be 8 years old 1697.1 
Slave TransactionsOn 11 March 1697 Trijntje van Madagascar was sold by Andries Hummeltin to Jan Mijndertse Kruijwagen, for Rds. 40.2


  1. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700 (Cape Town: Tafelberg, 1977), p. 176.. 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. 176. 11.3.1697, p. 167: Trijntje from Madagascar (8), sold by Andries Hummeltje (signature Hummeltin), chirurgyn of De Soldaat. to Meijndertsz Cruywagen for Rds. 40.

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