Leonora van de Caep van Lijsbeth1

F, #18798, b. before 2 May 1700
Mother*Lijsbeth van de Caep1 b. c 1680

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Last Edited02/05/2019
Birth*Leonora van de Caep van Lijsbeth was born before 2 May 1700 in de Caep de Goede Hoop.1
BaptismLeonora van de Caep van Lijsbeth was baptized on 2 May 1700 Nederduitsche Gereformeerde Kerk, (Cape Town).1 
RacialDesignation* On 2 May 1700 Leonora van de Caep van Lijsbeth 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 
Slaves Owned by the CompanyOn 2 May 1700 Lijsbeth van de Caep and Leonora van de Caep van Lijsbeth were enslaved and owned by the VOC (Vereenigde Oostindische Compagnie) at the Cape.1


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