Aaron van Bengale1

M, #16719, b. circa 1682

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Last Edited25/02/2016
BirthOrigin*Aaron was from Bengal and was perhaps born there circa 1682. He was said to be 17 years old in 1699.1 
Slave TransactionsOn 18 March 1699 Aaron van Bengale was sold by Joris Brunt to Jan van Meerland, for Rds. 45.2


  1. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700 (Cape Town: Tafelberg, 1977), p. 188.. 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. 188. 18.3.1699: Aaron from Bengal (17), sold by Joris Brunt, bookkeeper on the Ylpendam, to Jan van Meerland for Rds. 45.

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