Joseph van Batavia1
M, #16816, b. circa 1690
|BirthOrigin*||Joseph was from Batavia and was perhaps born there circa 1690. He was said to be 10 years old in 1700.1|
|Slave Emancipations||On 23 February 1700 Joseph van Batavia was emancipated by Jacob van de Voorde, and placed in the care of Guillaume Heems for ten years, at the end of which the manumission would come into effect.2|
- [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.
- [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700, p. 192. 23.2.1700: Joseph from Batavia (10), was freed by Jacob van de Voorde, sailing on the Handboog, and to be cared for by Guilliam Heems for ten years and then manumitted.