M, #17062, b. circa 1630
|BirthOrigin*||Claes was from Amsterdam and was perhaps born there circa 1630.1|
|Monsterrollen and Opgaafrollen (Muster and tax rolls)||On 12 November 1657 Claes Fredericksz: was enumerated in the muster roll, he was recorded as a young sailor.2|
On 15 February 1658 Leendert Cornelisz: was enumerated in the muster roll among the freemen, as as a 'woodsawyer' and owner of part of a forest. Enumerated with him were Dircq Dircqsz:, Carel Broers, Christoffel Coenraetsz:, Jan Jansz: Macha, Claes Fredericksz:, Wilhelm Gou and Jan Christoffel Broeckmeulen, described as 'in his service.3'
- [S647] Precis of the archives of the Cape of Good Hope, Letters Despatched 1652-1662 to which are added land grants, attestations, Journal of voyage to Tristan da Cunha, names of freemen, &c. Vol III, H.C.V. Leibrandt; (Cape Town, South Africa: W.A. Richards & Sons, Government Printers, 1900), p.265.. Hereinafter cited as Precis of the archives of the Cape of Good Hope.
- [S647] Precis of the archives of the Cape of Good Hope, p.265. As above to:- Claes Fredericksz:, of Amsterdam, young sailor, d.d. 12th November, 1657.
- [S647] Precis of the archives of the Cape of Good Hope, p.295.