Rigina van de Caep van Angerie Metcho1

F, #18796, b. 2 May 1700
Mother*Angorie van Madagaskar1 b. c 1674

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Last Edited02/05/2019
RacialDesignation* On 2 May 1700 Rigina van de Caep van Angerie Metcho 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 
BaptismsRigina van de Caep van Angerie Metcho was baptized on 2 May 1700 Nederduitsche Gereformeerde Kerk, (Cape Town).2
Slave BirthsBefore 2 May 1700, Rigina van de Caep van Angerie Metcho was born in bondage de Caep de Goede Hoop.1
Slaves Owned by the CompanyOn 2 May 1700 Angorie van Madagaskar and Rigina van de Caep van Angerie Metcho 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) "2 Maij 1700. een kind van
    Eva vande Caab gent. Juliana, [Halfslag]
    Lijsbeth vande Caab gent. Leonora, [Heelslag]
    Wilmesoa van Madag: gent. [David], [Heelslag]
    Angerie Metcho van Mad: gent. Rigina, [Heelslag]
    Estal van Madag: gent. Jacomijntie, [Heelslag]

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