Cornelia van de Caep van Fatima1

F, #18810, b. before 7 November 1700
Mother*Fatima van Madagascar1 b. c 1677

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Last Edited06/08/2017
BaptismCornelia van de Caep van Fatima was baptized on 7 November 1700 Nederduitsche Gereformeerde Kerk, (Cape Town).1 
RacialDesignation* On 7 November 1700 Cornelia van de Caep van Fatima 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 
Slave BirthsBefore 7 November 1700, Cornelia van de Caep van Fatima was born in bondage de Caep de Goede Hoop.1
Slaves Owned by the CompanyOn 7 November 1700 Fatima van Madagascar and Cornelia van de Caep van Fatima were enslaved and owned by the VOC (Vereenigde Oostindische Compagnie) at the Cape.1


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