Johanna van de Caep van Anna1

F, #18781, b. before 3 May 1699
Mother*Anna van de Caep1 b. c 1683

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Last Edited30/07/2017
Birth*Johanna van de Caep van Anna was born before 3 May 1699 in de Caep de Goede Hoop.1
BaptismJohanna van de Caep van Anna was baptized on 3 May 1699 Nederduitsche Gereformeerde Kerk, (Cape Town).2 
RacialDesignation* On 3 May 1699 Johanna van de Caep van Anna was described as castijs, a racial tag meaning a child of a mestijs/mulatto mother and a white father. 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 3 May 1699 Anna van de Caep and Johanna 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 ( "3 Maij 1699, een kint van
    Magdalena vande Caap gent. Johanna Barbera, castys
    Anna van de Caep gent. Johanna, castijs
    Jannetie vande Caep gent. Christina, castys
    Lysbeth vande Caep gent. Salomon, [Halfslag]"

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