Coridon van de Caep van Marta1

M, #18792, b. before 10 January 1700
Mother*Marta van de Caep1 b. c 1685

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Last Edited03/08/2017
Birth*Coridon van de Caep van Marta was born before 10 January 1700 in de Caep de Goede Hoop.1
BaptismCoridon van de Caep van Marta was baptized on 10 January 1700 Nederduitsche Gereformeerde Kerk, (Cape Town).2 
RacialDesignation* On 10 January 1700 Coridon van de Caep van Marta was described as heelslag, a racial tag meaning both parents were African. 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 10 January 1700 Marta van de Caep and Coridon van de Caep van Marta were enslaved and owned by the VOC (Vereenigde Oostindische Compagnie) at the Cape.1


  1. [S502] Website Family Search (
  2. [S502] Website Family Search ( "[10 Januarij 1700] een kint
    van Lysbeth vande Caep gent. Leonora, [Castijs]
    van Marta van de Caep gent. gent. Coridon, [Heelslag]"

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