Coridon van Macassar1

M, #16488, b. circa 1674

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Last Edited19/05/2015
BirthOrigin*Coridon was from Macassar and was perhaps born there circa 1674. He was said to be 23 years old in 1697.1,2 
Slave TransactionsBetween 1 July 1697 and 2 July 1697 Coridon van Macassar was sold by Arnoldo Muijkens to Henningh Hùijsing, for Rds. 60.3


  1. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700 (Cape Town: Tafelberg, 1977), p. 180.. Hereinafter cited as Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700.
  2. [S432] Robert C-H Shell compiler, Changing Hands, A calendar of bondage in southern Africa, 1550 to 1888, CD-ROM; ISBN 1-86918-063-1; (Cape Town: Ancestry24, September 2007), Sequence IDNO:       1242     
    Slaves First Name:       Coridon     
    Presumed Place Of Origin:       van Macassar     
    Month Of Sale:       7     
    Year Of Sale:       1697     
    Type Of Name:       Classical     
    Continental Origin Code:       Indonesian Archipelago     
    Slaves Age:       23     
    Slaves Gender:       Male     
    Price In Rixdollars:       60     
    Sellers Last Name:       Muykens     
    Sellers First Name:       Bernardus     
    Sellers Civil Status:       VOC employee     
    Sellers Gender:       Male     
    Sellers Domicile:       Transit-at sea     
    Sellers Occupation:       Under-Merchant     
    Buyers Last Name:       Hussing     
    Buyers First Name:       Henning     
    Buyers Civil Status:       Councillor     
    Buyers Gender:       Male     
    Buyers Domicile:       Cape district     
    Buyers Occupation:       farmer     
    Comments And References:       Spiegel     
    Primary Reference:       Transporten en Scheepeniskennis. Hereinafter cited as Changing Hands.
  3. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700, p. 180. ...7.1697, p. 237: Coridon from Macassar, sold by Bernardus Muykens on the Spiegel, to Henning Hüsing for Rds. 60.

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