Geertruyd van de Caep1
F, #18728, b. before 3 March 1697
|Mother*||Renouieowe van Madagascar1 b. c 1680|
|Birth*||Geertruyd van de Caep was born before 3 March 1697 in de Caep de Goede Hoop.1|
|Baptism||Geertruyd van de Caep was baptized on 3 March 1697 Nederduitsche Gereformeerde Kerk, (Cape Town).1|
|RacialDesignation*||On 3 March 1697 Geertruyd van de Caep was described as heelslag, a racial tag meaning both parents were African or Asian. For more on the racial and social typecasting of the period, visit this page: Nomenclature & identity tags peculiar to the Cape of Good Hope deriving from an individual’s legal status made for legally-entrenched hierarchic discrimination.1|
|Slaves Owned by the Company||On 3 March 1697 Renouieowe van Madagascar and Geertruyd van de Caep were enslaved and owned by the VOC (Vereenigde Oostindische Compagnie) at the Cape.1|
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