Susanna van Bengale1
F, #16499, b. circa 1677
|BirthOrigin*||Susanna was from Bengal and was perhaps born there circa 1677. 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. She was said to be 20 years old in 1697.1|
|Slave Transactions||On 6 September 1697 Susanna van Bengale on behalf of Willem ten Rhijnen by Simon van der Stel to Hendricùs Munckerùs, for Rds. 65.2|
On 13 November 1697 Susanna van Bengale was sold by Hendricùs Munckerùs to Geertruy Lubberinghs, for Rds. 75.3
- [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.
- [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700, p. 180. 6.9.1697, p. 257: Susanna from Bengal (20) sold by Simon van der Stel on behalf of Willem ten Rhijne in Batavia to Hendrick Munckerus for Rds. 65.
- [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700, p. 180. 13.11.1697, p. 271: Susanna from Bengal (20), sold by Hendrick Munckerus to Susanna [sic] Lubberinck, the widow of C.P. Linnes, for Rds. 75.