Jan van Malabar1

M, #16660, b. circa 1669

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Last Edited25/05/2015
BirthOrigin*Jan was from the Malabar Coast and was perhaps born there circa 1669. He was said to be 30 years old in 1699.1 
Slave TransactionsOn 14 February 1699 Jan van Malabar was sold by Johann Lorenz to Jan Schupping, for Rds. 111, Rds. 50 to be paid immediately, the balance of Rds. 61 one year hence.2


  1. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700 (Cape Town: Tafelberg, 1977), p. 186.. 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. 186. 14.2.1699: Jan from Malabar (30), sold by Jan Louwrensz from Bremen, living in Paarl, to Jan Schupping for Rds. 111. Fifty rixdoIlars to be paid immediately, and the remaining Rds. 61 on 14.2.1700.

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