Scheon van Bali1

M, #19061, b. circa 1666

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Last Edited11/03/2019
BirthOrigin*Scheon was from Bali and was perhaps born there circa 1666. The date is estimated.1 
(PoliticalPrisoner) ShipVoyage On 23 December 1680 the Eiland Mauritius departed Batavia enroute to (Cape Town) where it docked on 30 April 1681. Among those on board were eight politically significant prisoners including Scheon van Bali.2,1 
Misc*He was included in a list of Maccassarese royalty — Lijst … de … Macasarschen Princen C.501 — sent on 5 September 1686 from the Cape to the VOC in Batavia on 5 September 1686.1 


  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.
  2. [S795] Website The Dutch East India Company's shipping between the Netherlands and Asia 1595-1795 ( "Details of voyage 5759.5 from Batavia
    Number     5759.5
    Name of ship     VRIJHEID
    Master     Valk, Jakob
    Tonnage     1210
    Type of ship     
    Built     1666
    Yard     Amsterdam
    Chamber     Zeeland
    Date of departure     20-12-1681
    Place of departure     Batavia
    Arrival at Cape     25-03-1682
    Departure from Cape     28-04-1682
    Date of arrival at destination     ± 30-08-1682
    Place of arrival     
    Chamber for which cargo is destined     Zeeland (280,449)
    Rotterdam (131,696)
    Delft (71,052)
    Amsterdam (717)
    Previous outward voyage     1385.5
    On Board     I     II     III
    Seafarers     109                         
    Soldiers     32                         
    Impotenten     17                         
    Passengers     12.                         "

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