Jillis van Malabar1

M, #16404, b. circa 1674

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Last Edited16/05/2015
BirthOrigin*Jillis was from the Malabar Coast and was perhaps born there circa 1674. He was said to be 23 years old in 1697.1 
Slave TransactionsOn 11 June 1697 Jacob van Malabar and Jillis van Malabar were sold by Gerrit Krieck to Henning Hüsing, for Rds. 55 each.2


  1. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700 (Cape Town: Tafelberg, 1977), p. 177.. 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. 177. 11.6.1697, p. 186: Jacob and Jillis, both from Malabar (22 and 23), sold by skipper Gerrit Krieck to Henning Hüsing for Rds. 55 each.

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