Apollo van Madagascar1

M, #16531, b. circa 1684

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Last Edited21/05/2015
BirthOrigin*Apollo was from Madagascar and was perhaps born there circa 1684. He was said to be 14 years old in 1698.1 
Slave TransactionsOn 26 January 1698 Apollo van Madagascar was sold by John Johnson Bowin to Cornelis Barentsz, for Rds. 60.2


  1. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700 (Cape Town: Tafelberg, 1977), p. 182.. 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. 182. 26.1.1698, No pagination in the rest of this volume: Apollo from Madagascar (14), sold by Johan Janson Bowin (signature John Johnson Bowin) of the Swift to Cornelis Barentsz, sergeant from Wijburgh, for Rds. 60.

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