Margriet van de Caep van Constantia1

F, #18808, b. before 7 November 1700
Mother*Constantia van de Caep1 b. 11 Feb 1680

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Last Edited05/08/2017
BaptismMargriet van de Caep van Constantia was baptized on 7 November 1700 Nederduitsche Gereformeerde Kerk, (Cape Town).2 
RacialDesignation* On 7 November 1700 Margriet van de Caep van Constantia was described as halfslag, a racial tag meaning the father was most probably 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 
Slave BirthsBefore 7 November 1700, Margriet van de Caep van Constantia was born in bondage de Caep de Goede Hoop.1
Slaves Owned by the CompanyOn 7 November 1700 Constantia van de Caep and Margriet van de Caep van Constantia were enslaved and owned by the VOC (Vereenigde Oostindische Compagnie) at the Cape.1


  1. [S502] Website Family Search (
  2. [S502] Website Family Search ( "[7 November 1700] een kind van
    Maria Beem v: Cabo gent. Hans Jacobs, [Castijs]
    van Constantia vande Cabo gent. Margriet, [Halfslag]
    Ysabella vande Cabo gent. Hendrik, [Heelslag]
    Helena vande Cabo gent. Susanna, [Heelslag]
    Fatima van Madag: gent. Cornelia, [Heelslag]
    Eva van Madag: gent. Maria, [Heelslag]"

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