Cornelis Keeleman

M, #6287, b. circa 1650

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Last Edited09/04/2015
Birth*Cornelis Keeleman was born circa 1650.1
 
Occupation On 19 March 1692 Cornelis Keeleman was the skipper of the Handboog.2 
Occupation On 11 May 1695 Cornelis Keeleman was the skipper of the De Spiegel.3 
Occupation* On 24 June 1697 Cornelis Keeleman was skipper on the Spiegel de Caep de Goede Hoop.4 
Names in the record, in publications, etc.19 March 1692, the name of Cornelis was written in the record as Cornelis Keleman.2
Slave TransactionsOn 19 March 1693 Simon van Malabar was sold by Cornelis Keeleman to Simon van der Stel, for Rds. 52.2
On 30 April 1693 Dominga van der Kust Coromandel was sold by Cornelis Keleman to Jan Dircks de Beer, for Rds. 40.5
On 11 May 1695 Ismael van Macassar and Domingo van Aroe were sold for Rds. 130 by Cornelis Keeleman. Shell records they were purchased by Christoffel Groenewald but Böeseken says the purchaser was Jan Mostert.6,7
On 11 May 1695 Joseph van Bengale and Sara van Timor were sold by Cornelis Keleman to Jan Dircks de Beer, for Rds. 120.3
On 11 May 1695 Jan van Malabar was sold by Cornelis Keeleman to Jan Mostert, for Rds. 60.8
On 25 June 1697 Adam van Malabar and Tamar van Tambora were sold by Cornelis Keeleman to Christoph Grünewaldt de Caep de Goede Hoop, for Rds. 60 and Rds. 70, respectively.9,10,11
On 5 June 1698 Anna Groothenning van Bengale was sold by Cornelis Keeleman to Gerrit Hendrik Meyer de Caep de Goede Hoop, for 54 rixdollars.12
On 5 June 1698 Anna van Bengale was sold by Cornelis Keeleman to Gerrit Hendrik Meyer, for Rds. 54.13
Slaves owned by individualsAnna Groothenning van Bengale was enslaved before 5 June 1698 somewhere in the countries surrounding the Bay of Bengal where she apparently came into the possession of Cornelis Keeleman.14

Citations

  1. [S21] Date estimated by compiler, Delia Robertson and, unless there is corroborating information, should not be considered as anything more than a guide.
  2. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700 (Cape Town: Tafelberg, 1977), p.162. 19.3.1693, p. 285: Simon from Malabar (20/2]), sold by Cornelis Keleman, skipper of the Handboog, to Simon van der Stel for Rds. 52.. Hereinafter cited as Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700.
  3. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700, p.169. 11.5.1695, p. 121: Joseph from Bengal (20) and Sara from Timor (30), sold by Cornelis Keeleman, skipper of De Spiegel, to Jan Dircx de Beer for Rds. 120.
  4. [S347] Mansell Upham, "Slaves of the free-burgher Christoffel Groenewald", February 2006 (Pretoria, South Africa). This short register was prepared for Delia Robertson by Mansell Upham in February 2006.. Hereinafter cited as "Slaves of Christoffel Groenewald."
  5. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700, p.162. 30.4.1693. pp. 304-305: Dominga from the Coast (16/17), sold by Cornelis Keleman, skipper of the Handboog, to Jan Dircx de Beer for Rds. 40.
  6. [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), Sequence IDNO:       0982     
    Slaves First Name:       Domingo     
    Presumed Place Of Origin:       van Aroe     
    Day Of Sale:       11     
    Month Of Sale:       5     
    Year Of Sale:       1695     
    Type Of Sale:       Oceanic     
    Type Of Name:       Day name     
    Continental Origin Code:       Indonesian Archipelago     
    Slaves Age:       15     
    Slaves Gender:       Male     
    Price In Rixdollars:       65     
    Sellers Last Name:       Keeleman     
    Sellers First Name:       Cornelis     
    Sellers Civil Status:       VOC employee     
    Sellers Gender:       Male     
    Sellers Domicile:       Transit-at sea     
    Sellers Occupation:       Skipper     
    Buyers Last Name:       Groenewald     
    Buyers First Name:       Christoffel     
    Buyers Civil Status:       burgher     
    Buyers Gender:       Male     
    Buyers Domicile:       Table valley     
    Buyers Occupation:       blacksmith     
    Primary Reference:       Transporten en Scheepeniskennis     

    Sequence IDNO:       0983     
    Slaves First Name:       Ismael     
    Presumed Place Of Origin:       van Macassar     
    Day Of Sale:       11     
    Month Of Sale:       5     
    Year Of Sale:       1695     
    Type Of Sale:       Oceanic     
    Type Of Name:       Old Testament     
    Continental Origin Code:       Indonesian Archipelago     
    Slaves Age:       24     
    Slaves Gender:       Male     
    Price In Rixdollars:       65     
    Sellers Last Name:       Keeleman     
    Sellers First Name:       Cornelis     
    Sellers Civil Status:       VOC employee     
    Sellers Gender:       Male     
    Sellers Domicile:       Transit-at sea     
    Sellers Occupation:       Skipper     
    Buyers Last Name:       Groenewald     
    Buyers First Name:       Christoffel     
    Buyers Civil Status:       burgher     
    Buyers Gender:       Male     
    Buyers Domicile:       Table valley     
    Buyers Occupation:       blacksmith     
    Primary Reference:       Transporten en Scheepeniskennis. Hereinafter cited as Changing Hands.
  7. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700, p.122. 11.5.1695, p. 122 (verso): Ismael from Macassar (24) and Domingo from Aroe (14/15), sold by Cornelis Keeleman to Jan Mostert for Rds. 130.
  8. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700, p.169. 11.5.1695, p. 121 (verso): Jan from Malabar (20/21), sold by Cornelis Keeleman to Jan Mostert for Rds. 60.
  9. [S432] Robert C-H Shell compiler, Changing Hands, 1227, Adam
    Sequence IDNO: 1227
    Slaves First Name: Adam
    Presumed Place Of Origin: Van Malabar
    Day Of Sale: 25
    Month Of Sale: 6
    Year Of Sale: 1697
    Type Of Sale: Oceanic
    Type Of Name: Old Testament
    Continental Origin Code: Indian Sub Continent
    Slaves Age: 20
    Slaves Gender: Male
    Price In Rixdollars: 60
    Sellers Last Name: Keeleman
    Sellers First Name: Cornelis
    Sellers Civil Status: VOC employee
    Sellers Gender: Male
    Sellers Domicile: Transit-at sea
    Sellers Occupation: Skipper
    Buyers Last Name: Groenewald
    Buyers First Name: Christoffel
    Buyers Civil Status: burgher
    Buyers Gender: Male
    Buyers Domicile: Table valley
    Buyers Occupation: blacksmith
    Primary Reference: Transporten en Scheepeniskennis.
  10. [S432] Robert C-H Shell compiler, Changing Hands, Sequence IDNO: 1230
    Slaves First Name: Tamar
    Presumed Place Of Origin: Van Tambur
    Day Of Sale: 25
    Month Of Sale: 6
    Year Of Sale: 1697
    Type Of Sale: Oceanic
    Type Of Name: Autochthonous
    Continental Origin Code: Indonesian Archipelago
    Slaves Age: 22
    Slaves Gender: Female
    Price In Rixdollars: 70
    Sellers Last Name: Keeleman
    Sellers First Name: Cornelis
    Sellers Civil Status: VOC employee
    Sellers Gender: Male
    Sellers Domicile: Transit-at sea
    Sellers Occupation: Skipper
    Buyers Last Name: Groenewald
    Buyers First Name: Christoffel
    Buyers Civil Status: burgher
    Buyers Gender: Male
    Buyers Domicile: Table valley
    Buyers Occupation: blacksmith
    Primary Reference: Transporten en Scheepeniskennis.
  11. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700, p. 179. 25.6.1697, p. 224 (verso): Adam from Malabar (20) and Tamar from Tambora (22), sold by Cornelis Keeleman, skipper on the Spiegel, for Rds. 60.
  12. [S432] Robert C-H Shell compiler, Changing Hands, Sequence IDNO:       1407     
    Slaves First Name:       Anna     
    Presumed Place Of Origin:       van Bengal     
    Day Of Sale:       5     
    Month Of Sale:       6     
    Year Of Sale:       1698     
    Type Of Sale:       Oceanic     
    Type Of Name:       Christian     
    Continental Origin Code:       Indian Sub Continent     
    Slaves Age:       22     
    Slaves Gender:       Female     
    Price In Rixdollars:       54     
    Sellers Last Name:       Keleman     
    Sellers First Name:       Cornelis     
    Sellers Civil Status:       VOC employee     
    Sellers Gender:       Male     
    Sellers Domicile:       Transit-at sea     
    Sellers Occupation:       Skipper     
    Buyers Last Name:       Meijer     
    Buyers First Name:       Gerrit     
    Buyers Civil Status:       burgher     
    Buyers Gender:       Male     
    Buyers Domicile:       Cape district     
    Buyers Occupation:       barkeep     
    Primary Reference:       Transporten en Scheepeniskennis.
  13. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700, p. 185. 5.6.1698: Anna from Bengal (22), sold by skipper Cornelis Keeleman to Gerrit Meyer for Rds. 54.
  14. [S685] Mr. F.H. de Vos, "Some Marriages in Batavia", Journal of the Dutch Burgher Union of Ceylon Vol II, No.3 (September 1909): Sequence IDNO:       1407     
    Slaves First Name:       Anna     
    Presumed Place Of Origin:       van Bengal     
    ...
    Sellers Last Name:       Keleman     
    Sellers First Name:       Cornelis     
    Sellers Civil Status:       VOC employee. Hereinafter cited as "Some Marriages in Batavia."
 

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