Fransisco van Jaffnapatnam1

M, #19020, b. circa 1655

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Last Edited11/03/2019
BirthOrigin*Fransisco was from Jaffnapatnam and was perhaps born there circa 1655. The date is estimated. He was exiled in chains to the Cape for 50-years, viz.: wegens overspel voor 50 jaren in de ketting gebannen is overgekomen per 't schip 'ASIA' Ao. 1680.1 
(PoliticalPrisoner) ShipVoyageFransisco van Jaffnapatnam witnessed the New Tag of Azië on 24 November 1679 (Cape Town), de Caep de Goede Hoop.1 


  1. [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), section on the princes of macassar, citing Letters despatched: Lijst … de … Macasarschen Princen C.501. Hereinafter cited as Changing Hands.

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