Christoffel van de Caep1

M, #18953, b. before 13 November 1702
Mother*Semesia van Madagascar1 b. c 1665

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Last Edited18/07/2018
BaptismChristoffel van de Caep was baptized on 13 November 1702 Nederduitsche Gereformeerde Kerk, (Cape Town).1 
(Child) 1714 LodgeCensus31 August 1714, Semesia van Madagascar was enumerated as a Company-owned slave in the census of the Slave Lodge (Cape Town). Also enumerated in this census were her children, Marretie van de Caep, Susanna van de Caep, Apollonia van de Caep, Huijberttjen van de Caep van Semela and Christoffel van de Caep. Semesia's grandchildren through her daughters Marretie (son and daughter) and Susanna (daughter) were also enumerated, and were respectively, Arnoldus van de Caep van Marretie [Fredrika] van Semesia, Maria van de Caep van Mariaitje Fredrika van Semisia and Johanna van de Caep van Susanna van Semesia.2 
Slave BirthsBefore 13 November 1702, Christoffel van de Caep was born in bondage de Caep de Goede Hoop.1


  1. [S502] Website Family Search ( "[13 November 1701] een kind van ... Simigea [DR: Semesia] van Madag[ascar] gen[aam]t Christoffel, halfslag.
    [DR: This mother and son are recorded in the 1714 census of the Slave Lodge as Semesia and Christoffel - the latter was in school.]"
  2. [S432] Robert C-H Shell compiler, Changing Hands, A calendar of bondage in southern Africa, 1550 to 1888, CD-ROM; ISBN 1-86918-063-1; (Cape Town: Ancestry24, September 2007). Hereinafter cited as Changing Hands.

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