Geertruijd van de Caep van Anna1

F, #18771, b. before 11 January 1699
Mother*Anna van de Caep1 b. c 1680

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Last Edited29/07/2017
Birth*Geertruijd van de Caep van Anna was born before 11 January 1699 in de Caep de Goede Hoop.1
BaptismGeertruijd van de Caep van Anna was baptized on 11 January 1699 Nederduitsche Gereformeerde Kerk, (Cape Town).2 
RacialDesignation* On 11 January 1699 Geertruijd van de Caep van Anna was described as halfslag, a racial tag meaning he was mixed race, i.e. his father would most likely have been white. 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 CompanyOn 11 January 1699 Anna van de Caep and Geertruijd van de Caep van Anna were enslaved and owned by the VOC (Vereenigde Oostindische Compagnie) at the Cape.1


  1. [S502] Website Family Search (
  2. [S502] Website Family Search ( "[11 Januarie 1699] een kint
    van Cornelia vande Caep gent. Catarina, [Castijs]
    van Anna vande Caep gent. Geertruijd, [Halfslag]
    van Lysbeth vande Caep gent. Fredrick, [Heelslag]"

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