Titus van Bengale1
M, #16406, b. circa 1670
|BirthOrigin*||Titus was from Bengal and was perhaps born there circa 1670. Van Bengale - or from Bengal - was a term loosely applied during the period of VOC dominance to enslaved or formerly enslaved people from any of the countries bordering the Bay of Bengal. He was said to be 27 years old in 1697.1|
|Slave Transactions||On 11 June 1697 Titus van Bengale was sold by Pieter van Eede to Henningh Hùijsing, for Rds. 90.2|
- [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.
- [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700, p. 177. 11.6.1697, p. 188 (verso): Titus from Bengal (27), sold by Pieter van Eeden (signature Eede) to Henning Hüsing for Rds. 90.