Decker van Malabar1

M, #16632, b. circa 1680

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Last Edited24/05/2015
BirthOrigin*Decker was from the Malabar Coast and was perhaps born there circa 1680. He was said to be 18 years old in 1698.1 
Slave TransactionsOn 25 July 1698 Decker van Malabar was sold by Johan Mijndertze Kruijwagen to Aaltje Claasz, for Rds. 80.2


  1. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700 (Cape Town: Tafelberg, 1977), p. 185.. 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. 185. 25.7.1698: Decker from Malabar (18), sold by Jan Reyndertsz Cruywagen to Aaltje from Ijmuiden, the widow of Arien Prinsloo, for Rds. 80.

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