Lysbeth van Bengale

F, #6703, b. circa 1643

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Last Edited26/10/2014
Birth*Lysbeth van Bengale was born circa 1643 in Bengal.1,2,3
 
BaptismLysbeth van Bengale was baptized on 29 October 1673 Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, (Cape Town), de Caep de Goede Hoop.1 
Marriage*She married Anthonij de Later van Japan on 5 November 1673 (Cape Town).4
 
Slave*She was a slave before 4 December 1656 Batavia, owned by Rear-Admiral Pieter Kemp.5 
Arrival* On 21 February 1657, Lysbeth van Bengale arrived at the Cape from Batavia on board the on board one of the vessels of the return fleet which were Prins Willem, Het Wapen van Amsterdam, West Vriesland, Amersfoort, Wapen van Holland and Dordrecht.5 
SlaveTransaction*Lysbeth van Bengale was sold by Rear-Admiral Pieter Kemp, to Johan Anthoniszoon van Riebeeck after 21 February 1657 de Caep de Goede Hoop.6 
SlaveVOC* On 6 September 1665 was a slave owned by the VOC (Vereenigde Oostindische Compagnie) at the Cape.7 
NameRecordThe name of Lysbeth van Bengale was written in the record as Lisabeth NN 6 September 1665.7 
SlaveTransaction*Between 28 November 1665 and 11 August 1668 when Lysbeth van Bengale and Maria da Costa van Bengale were sold by Maria Prignon, widow of Ds. Johannes Petrus Wachtendorp, to Edele Heer Commandeur Jacob van Borghorst they were either sold or passed along with their households by the incumbent ministers to their successors, who were Ds. Joan van Arckel, Dom:e Joannes de Voogd and Ds. Johannes Petrus Wachtendorp.8 
SlaveTransactionLysbeth van Bengale may have been the slave named Alina van Bengale sold by Edele Heer Commandeur Jacob van Borghorst, to Luitenant Johannes Coon on 9 April 1669 de Caep de Goede Hoop.9 
SlaveEmancipation*Lysbeth van Bengale was emancipated, perhaps by Luitenant Johannes Coon, before 29 October 1673, when she was baptised as a free person.1 
NameRecordThe name of Lysbeth van Bengale was written in the record as Elisabeth van Bengale 29 October 1673.1 
Emigration* After 5 November 1673 Lysbeth van Bengale and Anthonij de Later van Japan emigrated to Batavia from de Caep de Goede Hoop.10 

Family 1

Children
  • Maria Hendriks+ b. a Oct 1657, d. 1720; candidate relationship, offered with a view toward further discovery in the record.11
  • Heindrick12 b. b 17 Jul 1659
  • Jacob Hendrixe van Hagen b. 28 Aug 1661; candidate relationship, offered with a view toward further discovery in the record.13
  • Anna Pieters+ b. b 2 Sep 1663; candidate relationship, offered with a view toward further discovery in the record.14

Family 2

Jan Coenraad Visser b. c 1620
Child

Family 3

Anthonij de Later van Japan b. c 1640
Children

Citations

  1. [S397] NGK G1 1/1, Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Kerken Boek (Bapt.), 1665-1695: ao 1673
    dito (29 dito (October))
    Twee bejaarde Vrouwe-Personen, waar van d'een genaamt wierd Catharina van Malbaar out 36 Jaren: d'ander Elisabeth van Bengalen out ontrent de 30 Jaren, transcribed by Richard Ball, Norfolk, England, (May 2006), Genealogical Society of South Africa, eGSSA Branch http://www.eggsa.org/. Hereinafter cited as Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Kerken Boek (Bapt.).
  2. [S392] NGK G1 1/1, Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Kerken Boek (Mar), 1665-1695: Den 5 November
    Anthonij de Later van Japan en Lysbeth van Bengale, transcribed by Richard Ball, Norfolk, England, (May 2006), Genealogical Society of South Africa, eGSSA Branch http://www.eggsa.org/. Hereinafter cited as Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Kerken Boek (Mar).
  3. [S21] Date estimated by compiler, Delia Robertson and, unless there is corroborating information, should not be considered as anything more than a guide - Date estimate based on the statement in the baptismal record that Elisabeth van Bengalen was one of two "twee bejaarde Vrouwe-Personen ... out omtrent de 30 Jaren".
  4. [S392] NGK G1 1/1, Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Kerken Boek (Mar): Den 5 November [1673]
    Anthonij de Later van Japan en Lysbeth van Bengale, May 2006, Genealogical Society of South Africa, eGSSA Branch http://www.eggsa.org/
  5. [S657] Mansell Upham 'Hell and Paradise … Hope on Constantia', February 2012, Likely belonging - together with Maaij Ans(i)ela [Angela / Engela van Bengale] - to a VOC official, Lijsbeth van Bengale left Batavia (4 December 1656) with the Company's return fleet (Prins Willem, Het Wapen van Amsterdam, West Vriesland, Amersfoort, Wapen van Holland and Dordrecht) under the command of Admiral Matthys Crab, Vice-Admiral Pieter Hackius [later Cape commander (25 March 1670-1 December 1671] and Lijsbeths owner and master, the rear-admiral Pieter Kemp."
  6. [S657] Mansell Upham 'Hell and Paradise' "As one of numerous privately owned slaves owned by Van Riebeeck, Lijsbeth was not alone."
  7. [S397] NGK G1 1/1, Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Kerken Boek (Bapt.): Noch van de Slavinnen kinderen der Ed. Oostjndesche
    Compangie,
    de Moeder Catharina, diens kind is genaamt Petronella
    de moeder Helena, diens kindt Joannes
    de moeder Lisabeth, diens kind Anthonij
    de moeder Catharina, diens kind Anthonij
    de moeder Francyn, diens kind Pietertje
    de moeder Ciciliaa, diens kind [Floor]ci
    de moeder [H]oddo, diens kinderen Maria, Derkje
    een slavinne zoon van W.Mostaart diens naam Sabba, het kind Dirik, 1665-1695, Genealogical Society of South Africa, eGSSA Branch http://www.eggsa.org/
  8. [S657] Mansell Upham 'Hell and Paradise.'
  9. [S657] Mansell Upham 'Hell and Paradise' "Borghorst appears to have sold Alina [Lijsbeth?] van Bengale (9 April 1669) and Catharina van Malabar (17 April 1669) to Joannes Coon (from Sommelsdijk)."
  10. [S657] Mansell Upham 'Hell and Paradise' "marries Cape 5 November 1673 Anthonij de Later van Japan, widower of Annica van Bengale
    relocates with family to Batavia (1673)."
  11. [S654] Mansell Upham 'What can't be cured, must be endured … Cape of Good Hope - first marriages & baptisms (1652-1665)', January 2012, [?] illegitimate private slave-born halfslag daughter of Elisabeth (Lijsbeth) van Bengale."
  12. [S654] Mansell Upham 'What can't be cured, must be endured … Cape of Good Hope - first marriages & baptisms (1652-1665)' "17 July 1659:
    baptism:     2 infants by Ds. Cornelius Janso(o)nius
    Heindrick     
    [?] Likely son of Lijsbeth van Bengale

    Den 15:en julij a:o 1659 gearriveert 't schip genaemt Het Hoff van Zeelant, daer op was een predikant genaemt Cornelius Jansoonius van wegen de camer van Zeelant om naer India te varen.
    Den 17:en d:o heeft do:e Jansoonius sijn eerste predicatie gedaen ende gedoopt twee kinderen, een vande sarijchant bescheiden op 't Slot van Hooningen is genaemt Martijnus, het ander van een slaevin is genaemt Heindrick Godt geeft datse tot zijne naems eere mogen opwassen."
  13. [S654] Mansell Upham 'What can't be cured, must be endured … Cape of Good Hope - first marriages & baptisms (1652-1665)' "b4[?]     Jacob Hendrixe: [van] Hagen(s) / Hages / Hagis born Cape c. 1661; baptized Cape 28 August 1661."
  14. [S657] Mansell Upham 'Hell and Paradise' "b5     Anna [Anna Pieters / Pyters van Batavia alias Anna Liberta?] baptized 2 September 1663."
  15. [S654] Mansell Upham 'What can't be cured, must be endured … Cape of Good Hope - first marriages & baptisms (1652-1665)' "Maria [Hendri(c)ks:?/?Hendrix:] van de Caep (c. 1657[?]-1720) - [?] illegitimate private slave-born halfslag daughter of Elisabeth (Lijsbeth) van Bengale; half-sister to halfslag Margaretha Jans: Vissers van de Caep, [?] halfslag Jacob Hendricksz: Hagen(s) / Hages / Hagis & [?] halfslag Anna Pieters:."
  16. [S397] NGK G1 1/1, Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Kerken Boek (Bapt.): Anno 1672
    Den 19 October
    een soontje van Anthoni de Later van Japan en Lyesbeth van Bang' wiert genaamt Jan, tot getuyge stont Anthoni Cobin, 1665-1695, Genealogical Society of South Africa, eGSSA Branch http://www.eggsa.org/
 

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