Joanna van Bengale1

F, #17068, b. circa 1655

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Last Edited05/03/2016
BirthOrigin*Joanna was from Bengal and was perhaps born there circa 1655. She was said to be 17 years old when sold as a slave in 1672.1 
Slave TransactionsOn 3 May 1672 Joanna van Bengale was sold by Pieter Cool to Henrik Crudop.1


  1. [S607] J.L. (Leon) Hattingh, "Kaapse notariële stukke waarin slawe van vryburgers en amptenare vermeld word (II), Die tweede Dekade 1671-1680", Kronos (Die notariële stukke II) 15 (1999): 3.5.1672     CTD 5, p. 234
    Pieter Cool, skipper op die Middelburgh, verkoop aan Hendrick Crudop, onderkoopman en sekretaris alhier, ‘sekere meijt’ Joanna van Bengale, ongeveer 17 jaar oud, vir 33 Rds.. Hereinafter cited as "Die notariële stukke II."

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