Abraham van Macasker1

M, #18581, b. circa 1681

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Last Edited03/06/2017
BirthOrigin*Abraham was from Macassar and was perhaps born there circa 1681. He was old enough to have professed his faith when baptised in 1701.1 
BaptismAbraham van Macasker was baptized on 23 January 1701 Nederduitsche Gereformeerde Kerk, (Cape Town).2 
(WitnessCandidate) BaptismSlaveAbraham van Macasker potentially witnessed the baptism of Zovia van de Caep on 28 November 1706 Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, (Cape Town), this witness has not been positively identified.3 
Names in the record, in publications, etc.20 April 1704, the name of Abraham was written in the record as Abraham van Macassar.1
Baptisms - WitnessAbraham van Macasker and Jacomijntje van Madagascar witnessed the baptism of Leonora van de Caep on 20 April 1704 Nederduitsche Gereformeerde Kerk, (Cape Town).4
He and Jacomijntje van Madagascar witnessed the baptism of Aron van de Caep on 20 April 1704 Nederduitsche Gereformeerde Kerk, (Cape Town).4


  1. [S502] Website Family Search (www.familysearch.org).
  2. [S502] Website Family Search (www.familysearch.org) "23 Jan: 1701. sijn na voorgaande belijdenis gedoopt - Abraham van Madagasker [corrected in the record from Madagascar to Abraham van Macasker, i.e. Macassar] en - Jacomyntie van Madagasker
  3. [S502] Website Family Search (www.familysearch.org) "[28 Nov: 1706] Een kind van Diana van Timor, onder getuijgen van Abraham van Macasser [?#18581] en Cicilia van Ternaten [?#18630], gent. - Zovia
  4. [S502] Website Family Search (www.familysearch.org) "[20 April 1704] van Antonij vande Kust [16766] en Eva van Madag[ascar]: [#9915] onder getuyge van Abraham van Maccasser en Jacomyntie van Madag[ascar]. - Leonora en - Aron

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