Abraham Gabbema

M, #7406, b. circa 1634

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NGK (Cape Town) Baptisms 1665-1695NGK (Cape Town) Baptisms 1665-1695
Birth*Abraham Gabbema was born circa 1634 in 's-Gravenhage.1
 
Marriage*He married Petronella Does, daughter of Velten Does and Joanna Boddys, on 26 January 1662 de Caep de Goede Hoop.2,3
 
(Owner) BirthSlaveAbraham Gabbema most likely owned Jacobùs van As who was born in bondage, between 1661 and 1665, (Cape Town), de Caep de Goede Hoop.4 
(Purchaser) SlaveTransactionAbraham Gabbema bought a slave, Jan Dircksz van de Caep from Johan Anthoniszoon van Riebeeck on 25 August 1661 de Caep de Goede Hoop.5 
(Purchaser) SlaveTransactionAbraham Gabbema bought a slave, Marij van de Caep from Johan Anthoniszoon van Riebeeck on 28 September 1661 de Caep de Goede Hoop.6,7 
(Purchaser) SlaveTransactionAbraham Gabbema bought a slave, Angela van Bengale from Johan Anthoniszoon van Riebeeck on 19 April 1662 de Caep de Goede Hoop.8 
(Owner) BirthSlaveAbraham Gabbema most likely owned Johannes van As who was born in bondage, circa 1665, de Caep de Goede Hoop.9 
(Owner) SlaveEmancipationAbraham Gabbema emancipated Angela van Bengale on 13 April 1666 de Caep de Goede Hoop At the same time he emancipated her three children, likely an unknown person .1  

Family

Petronella Does b. c 1640
Children

Citations

  1. [S374] Mansell G. Upham, "Capensis (Maaij Ansela)," Mooij Ansela & the black sheep of the family, 11/97 to 2/99. Hereinafter cited as "Maaij Ansela."
  2. [S654] Mansell Upham 'What can't be cured, must be endured … Cape of Good Hope - first marriages & baptisms (1652-1665)', January 2012, 26 January 1662: Abraham Gabbema (from ‘s-Gravenhage [The Hague]) & Petronella Does (born Nijmegen)(from Doesburg [Gelderland])."
  3. [S397] NGK G1 1/1, Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Kerken Boek (Bapt.), 1665-1695: den 6 Septemb. 1665 een zoon van Abraham Gabbema by Petronella
    Does, wierd genaamt Valentijn: als getuigen Zacharias Wagenaar, en Joanna Boddys, 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.).
  4. [S374] Mansell G. Upham, "Maaij Ansela," Mooij Ansela & the black sheep of the family, 11/97 to 2/99, . . . we cannot discount the possibility the the following two slave children, jointly baptised on 28 August 1661 were her two children:
    Jacob buiten echt geboren moeder niet vermeld
    Annetjie buiten echt geboren moeder niet vermeld . . .
    [DR: In February 2011 Mansell Upham notes there are two other contenders for the child Jacob i.e. Jacob Meerhoff and Jacob Hagis, but none other for the child Annetjie.]
    2, At the time of conception of both Jacobus van As and Johannes van As, the appearance of Johannis van Asschen from Brussels, who arrived in December 1659 in the Gecroonde Leeuw as an adelbors . . .
  5. [S629] Personal communications between Mansell Upham and Delia Robertson, 2010-present. 7 May 1662:
    Departure: Van Riebeeck & family leave Cape for Batavia.
    Abraham Gabbema buys:
    Maaij Ansela van Bnegale
    Marij van de Caep
    Jan Dircksz van de Caep.
  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:       0015     
         Slaves First Name:       Mary     
         Presumed Place Of Origin:       Van de Caab     
         Day Of Sale:       28     
         Month Of Sale:       9     
         Year Of Sale:       1661     
         Type Of Sale:       Domestic     
         Type Of Name:       Christian     
         Continental Origin Code:       S_African     
         Slaves Age:       1     
         Slaves Gender:       Female     
         Sellers Last Name:       Van Riebeeck     
         Sellers First Name:       Johannes     
         Sellers Civil Status:       VOC employee     
         Sellers Gender:       Male     
         Sellers Domicile:       Table valley     
         Sellers Occupation:       Governor     
         Buyers Last Name:       Gabbema     
         Buyers First Name:       Abraham     
         Buyers Civil Status:       VOC employee     
         Buyers Gender:       Male     
         Buyers Domicile:       Table valley     
         Buyers Occupation:       maritime officer     
         Comments And References:       Deuxsous Of Guinea & Christijn     
         Primary Reference:       Anna Boeseken; Appendices     . Hereinafter cited as Changing Hands.
  7. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700 (Cape Town: Tafelberg, 1977), p.125, 28.9.1661, I, p. 278: Mary, child of Deuzsous from Guinea and Christijn from Angola, sold by Jan van Riebeeck to Abraham Gabbema. Age and price not mentioned in the document.. Hereinafter cited as Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700.
  8. [S374] Mansell G. Upham, "Maaij Ansela," Mooij Ansela & the black sheep of the family, 11/97 to 2/99, Maaij Ansela was sold (19 April 1662) by Commander Jan van Riebeeck prior to his departure to Batavia. No children of hers whatsoever are mentioned and in any case do not appear to have been born yet.
  9. [S374] Mansell G. Upham, "Maaij Ansela," Mooij Ansela & the black sheep of the family, 11/97 to 2/99, On 23 January 1688, the 23-year-old, Cape-born free-burgher and knecht Jan (Jantje) van As, was executed for stock theft and the murder of a slave boy.
  10. [S397] NGK G1 1/1, Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Kerken Boek (Bapt.): Den 8en do [April 1663] heeft Dome de Metre wederom een predikatie gedaen, ende gedoopt dese vier navolgende kinderen: een van den Ondercoopman, en tweede persson van deser fortresse, Sr Abraham Gabbama en is genaemt Marija; de getuijgen sijn d'E. Hr Commandr Van Rijck, ende sijn huysvrou, 1665-1695, Genealogical Society of South Africa, eGSSA Branch http://www.eggsa.org/
 

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