Ysak van Madagascar1

M, #16764, b. circa 1680

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Last Edited27/05/2015
BirthOrigin*Ysak was from Madagascar and was perhaps born there circa 1680. He was said to be 19 years old in 1699.1,2 
Slave TransactionsOn 21 September 1699 Matthijs van Madagascar and Ysak van Madagascar were sold on behalf of Simon van der Stel by Cornelis Daaldorp to Paùl Heins, for Rds. 50 each.3


  1. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700 (Cape Town: Tafelberg, 1977), p. 189-190.. Hereinafter cited as Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700.
  2. [S432] Robert C-H Shell compiler, Changing Hands, A calendar of bondage in southern Africa, 1550 to 1888, CD-ROM; ISBN 1-86918-063-1; (Cape Town: Ancestry24, September 2007), Sequence IDNO:       1525     
    Slaves First Name:       Isaac     
    Presumed Place Of Origin:       van Madagascar     
    Day Of Sale:       21     
    Month Of Sale:       9     
    Year Of Sale:       1699     
    Type Of Name:       Old Testament     
    Continental Origin Code:       Mada&Mau     
    Slaves Age:       19     
    Slaves Gender:       Male     
    Price In Rixdollars:       100     
    Sellers Last Name:       Van der Stel     
    Sellers First Name:       Simon     
    Sellers Civil Status:       VOC employee     
    Sellers Gender:       Male     
    Sellers Domicile:       Cape district     
    Sellers Occupation:       Governor     
    Buyers Last Name:       Heins     
    Buyers First Name:       Paul     
    Buyers Civil Status:       VOC employee     
    Buyers Gender:       Male     
    Buyers Domicile:       Table valley     
    Buyers Occupation:       sergeant     
    Comments And References:       *Prinsipale Sl     
    Primary Reference:       Transporten en Scheepeniskennis. Hereinafter cited as Changing Hands.
  3. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700, p. 190. 21.9.1699: Matthijs (18) and Ysak (19), sold by Cornelis Daeldorp on behalf of Simon van der Stel to PauIus Heins for Rds. 50 each.

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