M, #17097, b. circa 1630
|BirthOrigin*||Daniel was from Remunst and was perhaps born there circa 1630.1|
|Vrijbriewen and Burgher Status||On 27 September 1658, Daniel Francke was granted a vrijbrief or letter of freedom which released him from his contractual obligations to the VOC and accorded him the status of vrijburgher or free burgher. He was recorded as anarquebusier on the flute Goeree.2|
- [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.267.. 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.267. Daniel Francke, of Remunst, arquebusier on the Goeree. Granted 27th September, 1658.