Albert Albertsz:1

M, #17378, b. circa 1640, d. 1660

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Last Edited10/09/2015
BirthOrigin*Albert was from Blocksiel and was perhaps born there circa 1640. Date is estimated.1 
Death*He died in 1660, he was recorded among the deceased in 1660. He had been employed by the Amsterdam Chamber.2
(Passenger) ShipVoyage On 9 September 1659 the Nieuw Enckhuisjen departed Vlie enroute to (Cape Town) where it docked on 13 January 1660. Among those on board was Albert Albertsz.3 
Monsterrollen and Opgaafrollen (Muster and tax rolls)In 1660 Albert Albertsz: was enumerated in the muster roll, he was recorded among the sick and invalids, as from Blocksiel, sailor.1


  1. [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.300. Hereinafter cited as Precis of the archives of the Cape of Good Hope.
  2. [S647] Precis of the archives of the Cape of Good Hope, p.310. Albert Albertsz:, of Blocksiel, sailor, arrived in the Nieuw Enckhuysen in 1660.
  3. [S406] H.B. Thom, editor, Journal of Jan van Riebeeck Vol III 1659-1662 translated by J. Smuts from the original Dutch, (Cape Town, Amsterdam: A.A. Balkema, 1954), Appendices xiii. Jan. 13. The ship Enckhuysen, from the Vlie the 9th September last, with 283 men, Skipper Hendrik Siewertz; 10 dead, 10 sick.. Hereinafter cited as Journal of Jan van Riebeeck Vol III 1659-1662.

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