Cornelis Overraat1

M, #16594, b. circa 1665

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Last Edited23/05/2015
Birth*Cornelis Overraat was born circa 1665.1
Occupation* On 22 April 1698 Cornelis Overraat was a navigator on De Lek, a vessel of the return fleet.1 
Slave TransactionsOn 22 April 1698 Thomas van Bengale was sold by Cornelis Overraat to Hans Hendrik Smit, for Rds. 55.2


  1. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700 (Cape Town: Tafelberg, 1977), p. 184.. 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. 184. 22.4.1698: Thomas from Bengal (18), sold by Cornelis Overraat, navigating officer of De Lek, to Hans Hendrik Smit for Rds. 55.

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