Claas Gerrits van Deventer1

M, #17562, b. circa 1640

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Last Edited19/03/2016
BirthOrigin*Claas was from Deventer and was perhaps born there circa 1640. The date is estimated.1 
Names in the record, in publications, etc.23 August 1679, the name of Claas was written in the record as Claas Gerrits.1
Slave TransactionsBefore 28 March 1679 Billiam van Rotti was sold by Dirck Jansz Smient to Henningh Hùijsing and Claas Gerrits van Deventer, for f 1 180:10 in a transaction which included 235 sheep. The purchasers acknowledged the debt which was to be paid in two instalments.2


  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): 28.3.1679          TS 2, g.p.
    … Claas Gerrits van Deventer,…. Hereinafter cited as "Die notariële stukke II."
  2. [S607] J.L. (Leon) Hattingh, "Die notariële stukke II", 28.3.1679          TS 2, g.p.
    Henningh Huijsen van Hamborgh en Claas Gerrits van Deventer, ‘g’assosieerde burgers,’ skuld die ed. manhaften Dirck Jansz Smient, kaptein, die som van f 1 180:10 vir 235 halfslag skape gekoop asook die slaaf Bijliam van … , betaalbaar in twee paaiemente.

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