Francois van Bengale1

M, #16808, b. circa 1680

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Last Edited29/05/2015
BirthOrigin*Francois was from Bengal and was perhaps born there circa 1680. He was said to be 20 years old in 1700.1 
Slave TransactionsOn 13 February 1700 Francois van Bengale was sold by Theunis Dircksen Schalckwyck to Harmen Barentz, for Rds. 100.2


  1. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700 (Cape Town: Tafelberg, 1977), p. 192.. 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. 192. 13.2.1700: Francois from Bengal (20), sold by Theunis Dircx van Schalkwijck to Harman Barentsz for Rds. 100.

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