Francois van der Stel

M, #6911, b. before 12 April 1669, d. 20 April 1718
Father*Simon van der Stel b. 14 Oct 1639, d. 24 Jun 1712
Mother*Johanna Jacoba Six b. 21 Feb 1645, d. 8 Nov 1700

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Last Edited02/01/2014
Birth*Francois van der Stel was born before 12 April 1669 in Nederland.1,2
 
BaptismFrancois van der Stel was baptized on 12 April 1669 Amsterdam, Nederland.1 
Marriage*He married Johanna Wessels, daughter of Jan Wessels and Helena Wynantsz, circa 1703 de Caep de Goede Hoop.2
 
Death*He died on 20 April 1718 Amsterdam.3,1
 

Family

Johanna Wessels b. b 26 May 1686
Children
Misc*Francois van der Stel was banished from the Cape ten eeuwige dage on 30 October 1706 de Caep de Goede Hoop.3 
Names in the record, in publications, etc.Francois van der Stel was also known as Francois vander Stel.4
Baptisms - WitnessFrancois van der Stel and Magteldie van Dieden witnessed the baptism of Dorothea Francina Bergh on 30 January 1695 Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, (Cape Town), de Caep de Goede Hoop.5
Slave BirthsBefore 1 March 1703, Elisabeth van de Caep was born in bondage and was owned by Francois van der Stel de Caep de Goede Hoop, the ownership is assumed — her mother was baptised as a slave of Francois van der Stel three months later.6,7
Before 1 June 1704, Hendrik van de Caep was born in bondage and was owned by Francois van der Stel de Caep de Goede Hoop.8
Before 6 June 1706, Truij was born in bondage and was owned by Francois van der Stel de Caep de Goede Hoop.9
Slave TransactionsOn 1 June 1696 Coridon van Malacca and Neptunis van Malacca were sold by Jacob Joppe de Jonge to Francois van der Stel, respectively for Rds. 50 and Rds. 55.10
On 18 June 1696 Claas van Bengale was sold by Francois van der Stel to Claas Carelse, for Rds. 105. However in Changing Hands, Shell records the purchaser to be Gerrit Vieroot.11,12
On 21 June 1696 Jan van Malabar was sold by Jacob Joppe de Jonge to Francois van der Stel, for Rds. 115.13
On 11 June 1697 Jacob van Bengale was sold by Bartholomeus van der Velde to Francois van der Stel, for Rds. 80.14
On 25 March 1698 Anthony Origin Unknown was sold by Samuel Elsevier to Francois van der Stel, for Rds. 80.15
On 16 May 1698 Augusteyn Origin Unknown was sold on behalf of Laurens Pijl by Francois van der Stel to Jan Dircks de Beer, for an unspecified amount. I have used the interpretation of this transaction by Shell in Changing Hands.16,17
On 23 February 1699 Joseph van Bengale was sold by Adriaan van der Stel to Francois van der Stel, for Rds. 60.18
On 23 February 1699 Barent van Bengale was sold by Adriaan van der Stel to Francois van der Stel, for Rds. 60.19
On 25 February 1699 Siko van de Kust Coromandel was sold by Pieter Pijl to Francois van der Stel, for Rds. 60. I have assumed the seller in this transaction is the same individual who married Jeanne Nel in 1708. Corrections welcome.20
On 6 March 1699 Martijn van Timor was sold by Evert Doedes to Francois van der Stel, for Rds. 65.21
On 6 March 1699 Aäron van Cochin was sold by Evert Doedes to Francois van der Stel, for Rds. 65.22
On 2 April 1699 Tamar van Madagascar was sold on behalf of Grysella Mostaart by Willem ten Damme to Francois van der Stel, for Rds. 40.23
On 19 August 1699 Thamar Origin Unknown was sold on behalf of Grysella Mostaart by Willem ten Damme to Francois van der Stel, for Rds. 40.24
Slaves owned by individualsOn 27 January 1697 Claes NN was an adult slave owned by Francois van der Stel.25
On 18 February 1703 Eva van Madagascar was Madagascar owned by Francois van der Stel.26
On 17 June 1703 Diana van Madagascar was owned by Francois van der Stel.27,28

Citations

  1. [S426] Website Addy and Sonja Wouda Website (http://www.xs4all.nl/~addyw/).
  2. [S325] Lorna Newcomb and Ockert Malan, compilers, Annale van Nederduits Gereformeerde Moedergemeente Stellenbosch No 1.., CD-ROM (Stellenbosch) Die Genootskap vir die Kerkversameling, 2004 0-9584832-1-3), Baptism Register. Hereinafter cited as Palmkronieke I Baptisms.
  3. [S325] Baptism Register, Palmkronieke I Baptisms, Lorna:
    Hy het die plase Parel Valleij en Stellenberg besit. 30.10.1706 word hy verban uit die Kaap `ten eeuwige dage' en sterf 20.4.1718 in Amsterdam.
  4. [S325] Baptism Register, Palmkronieke I Baptisms, Helena. De Vader Francois Vander Stel, d'Moeder Johanna Wessels, getùygen, d' Oùd Heer Simon Vander Stel, en Katryna Vander Stel. 25e Maart [1708].
  5. [S397] NGK G1 1/1, Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Kerken Boek (Bapt.), 1665-1695: anno 1695
    30 dito [Januari] een kind van Oelof Bergh en Anna de
    Koningh, genaemt Dorothea Francina
    getuijgen Jonker Frans van der Stel e[N]
    Machtelda van Dieden, 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.).
  6. [S502] Website Family Search (www.familysearch.org) "[11 Mart: 1703] van Diana van Madag[ascar]: onder getuijgen van Dina van Soetermeer, gen[aem]t. — Elisabeth
    familysearch.org."
  7. [S520] Mansell Upham, "Lijsbeth Vion", 2 March 2010 (Tokyo, Japan - e-mail address). "Just prior to her baptism (1 March 1703) Diana baptized a daughter Lijsbeth (an infant?) : Van Diana van Madag: onder getuyge van Dina van Soetermeer, gent Elisabeth". Hereinafter cited as "Lijsbeth Vion."
  8. [S520] Mansell Upham, "Lijsbeth Vion", "Cape 1 June 1704: Van Diana, onder getuyge van Jacob Knoet met Laurentie Lourentius, gent Hendrik."
  9. [S325] Baptism Register, Palmkronieke I Baptisms, lijfeigen kind van Francois van der Stel.
  10. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700 (Cape Town: Tafelberg, 1977), p.173. 1.6.1696, pp. 72 (verso) - 73: Coridon from Malacca (22) and Neptunis from Malacca (18), sold by Jacob de Jongh, skipper of the Swaag, to Jonker Frans van der Stel for Rds. 50 and Rds. 55 respectively.. Hereinafter cited as Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700.
  11. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700, p.173. 18.6.1696, pp. 73 (verso) - 74: Claas from Bengal (28), sold by Frans van der Stel to Carel Carelse of Batavia for Rds. 105.
  12. [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:       1069     
    Slaves First Name:       Claas     
    Presumed Place Of Origin:       van Bengal     
    Day Of Sale:       18     
    Month Of Sale:       6     
    Year Of Sale:       1696     
    Type Of Sale:       Oceanic     
    Type Of Name:       Christian     
    Continental Origin Code:       Indian Sub Continent     
    Slaves Age:       28     
    Slaves Gender:       Male     
    Price In Rixdollars:       105     
    Sellers Last Name:       Van der Stel     
    Sellers First Name:       Francois     
    Sellers Civil Status:       Monsieur     
    Sellers Gender:       Male     
    Sellers Domicile:       Batavia     
    Sellers Occupation:       Jonker     
    Buyers Last Name:       Visroot     
    Buyers First Name:       Gerrit     
    Buyers Civil Status:       VOC employee     
    Buyers Gender:       Male     
    Buyers Domicile:       Table valley     
    Buyers Occupation:       under-merchant     
    Primary Reference:       Transporten en Scheepeniskennis. Hereinafter cited as Changing Hands.
  13. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700, p.173. 21.6.1696 pp. 79 (verso) - 80: Jan from Malabar (22), sold by Jacob Joppe
    de Jongh to Francois van der Stel for Rds. 115.
  14. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700, p. 177. 11.6.1697, p. 184: Jacob of Bengal (28), sold by Bartholomeus van der Velde, a junior merchant on the Oosterland, to Francois van der Stel for Rds. 80.
  15. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700, p. 183. 25.3.1698: Anthony from an unknown origin (30), sold by Samuel Elsevier to Jonker Frans van der Stel for Rds. 80.
  16. [S432] Robert C-H Shell compiler, Changing Hands, Sequence IDNO:       1404     
    Slaves First Name:       Augustijn     
    Day Of Sale:       16     
    Month Of Sale:       5     
    Year Of Sale:       1698     
    Type Of Name:       Classical     
    Continental Origin Code:       _Unknown     
    Slaves Gender:       Male     
    Sellers Last Name:       Pijl; [Stel;VD; Frans: agent]     
    Sellers First Name:       Laurens     
    Sellers Civil Status:       VOC employee     
    Sellers Gender:       Male     
    Sellers Domicile:       Transit-at sea     
    Sellers Occupation:       Councillor     
    Buyers Last Name:       de Beer     
    Buyers First Name:       Jan Dirk     
    Buyers Civil Status:       Councillor     
    Buyers Gender:       Male     
    Buyers Domicile:       Cape district     
    Buyers Occupation:       farmer     
    Primary Reference:       Transporten en Scheepeniskennis.
  17. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700, p. 185. ...5.1698: Augusteyn from an unknown origin (-), sold by Frans van der Stel to Laurens Pijl for an unspecified sum.
    ...5.1698: Augustijn from an unknown origin (-), sold by Jan Dircx de Beer
    to Simon van der Stel for an unspecified sum. Unsigned.
  18. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700, p. 186. 23.2.1699: Joseph from Bengal (-), sold by Adriaan van der Stel, junior merchant and fiscal of the return fleet, to his brother, Jonker Frans van der Stel, for Rds. 60.
  19. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700, p. 186. 23.2.1699: Barent from Bengal (16), sold by Adriaan van der Stel to Jonker Frans van der Stel for Rds. 60.
  20. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700, p. 186. 25.2.1699: Siko from Coromandel (26), sold by Pieter Pijl, returning to Patria on the Unie, to Jonker Frans van der Stel for Rds. 60.
  21. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700, p. 186. 6.3.1699: Martijn from Timor, sold by Evert Doedes to Frans van der Stel for Rds.65.
  22. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700, p. 186. 6.3.1699: Aäron from Cochin (18), sold by Evert Doedes, skipper of the Unie, to Frans van der Stel for Rds. 65.
  23. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700, p. 188. 2.4.1699: Thamar from Madagascar (28), sold to Frans van der Stel by Willem ten Damme on behalf of Grisella Mostaert for Rds. 40.
  24. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700, p. 190. 19.8.1699: Thamar from an unknown origin (24/25), sold by Willem ten Damme on behalf of Grisella Mostert, the widow of Tobias Vlasvath, to Francois van der Stel for Rds. 40.
  25. [S502] Website Family Search (www.familysearch.org).
  26. [S520] Mansell Upham, "Lijsbeth Vion", "Eva [van Madagascar] was baptized as an adult (18 February 1703) at which time she is recorded as lijfeijgen van Jonker Francois van der Stel."
  27. [S502] Website Family Search (www.familysearch.org) "[17 Junij 1703] na voorgaande belydenis gedoopt Lijfygen van Jonker Francois vander Stel, — Diana
    familysearch.org."
  28. [S520] Mansell Upham, "Lijsbeth Vion", "Diana van Madagascar was baptized as an adult in Cape Town (17 June 1703):      Na voorgaande belydenise gedoopt Lijfeyegen van Jonker Francois van der Stel Diana."
 

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