Hendrik van de Caep van Maria Sambo1

M, #18775, b. before 8 March 1699
Mother*Maria Samboe van de Caep1 b. c 1678

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Last Edited29/07/2017
Birth*Hendrik van de Caep van Maria Sambo was born before 8 March 1699 in de Caep de Goede Hoop.1
BaptismHendrik van de Caep van Maria Sambo was baptized on 8 March 1699 Nederduitsche Gereformeerde Kerk, (Cape Town).2 
RacialDesignation* On 8 March 1699 Hendrik van de Caep van Maria Sambo 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 8 March 1699 Maria Samboe van de Caep and Hendrik van de Caep van Maria Sambo were enslaved and owned by the VOC (Vereenigde Oostindische Compagnie) at the Cape.1


  1. [S502] Website Family Search (www.familysearch.org).
  2. [S502] Website Family Search (www.familysearch.org) "[8 Maart 1699] een kint
    van Maria Sambo vande Caep gent. Hendrik, [Halfslag]
    van Salamma van Madag: gent. Christina, [Halfslag]
    van Mautha van Madag: gent. Anna Maria, Heelslag

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