Johannes Jansz: van Batavia1
M, #17605, b. circa 1720
|BirthOrigin*||Johannes was from Batavia and was perhaps born there circa 1720. The date is estimated. Bear in mind that (former) slaves from Batavia could actually have originated anywhere in the regions controlled by the VOC.1|
|Marriage*||He married Rosetta van Bengale on 15 October 1758 Nederduitsche Gereformeerde Kerk, (Cape Town).1,2|
|Duplicate?*||It is possible that Johannes Jansz: van Batavia and Johannes Jansz van Ceijlon are the same individual.|
- [S645] E-mails from Corney Keller to Delia Robertson, October 2011-November 2013 "1758
Den 15 October
Johannes Jonsz: van Batavia,
vrijzwart alhier jongman: met
Rosetta van Bengalen, weduwe
van Arend Balij."
- [S379] Delia Robertson, translator, Cape Melting Pot - the role and status of the mixed population at the Cape, 1652-1795 (Johannesburg, South Africa: Delia Robertson, 2005) Translated from Groep Sonder Grense, Die Rol en Status van die Gemengde Bevolking aan die Kaap 1652-1795, by H.F. Heese, M.A., PH.D , JANSEN, Johannes Batavia
x 1758 Rosetta van Bengal, widow of Arend van Bali
MR. Hereinafter cited as Cape Melting Pot.