F, #9280, b. before 4 September 1663
|Notes||On 14 September 1691 Hester Zacharias then resident on Mauritius was accused of adultery with her slave, arrested and sent to Cape, where she was put on trial and sentenced (14 September 1691) to 5 years hard labour in chains at public works.3|
- [S397] NGK G1 1/1, Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Kerken Boek (Bapt.), 1665-1695: Den 4en deo heeft Dom. Kasier, des avonts voor het gebedt, gedoopt de dochtertje van Jan Zacharias, leggende op het Robben Eijlant, ende is genaemt Hester; de getuigen sijn de ouders selve., 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.).
- [S654] Mansell Upham 'What can't be cured, must be endured … Cape of Good Hope - first marriages & baptisms (1652-1665)', First Fifty Years, Uprooted Lives - Unfurling the Cape of Good Hope's Earliest Colonial Inhabitants (1652-1713), (http://e-family.co.za/ffy/ui66.htm), January 2012. "21 July 1658: Jan Sacharias: / Zachariasz: (from Amsterdam) & Maria van Bengale."
- [S654] Mansell Upham 'UL01 What can't be cured, must be endured …', Uprooted Lives - Unfurling the Cape of Good Hope's Earliest Colonial Inhabitants (1652-1713), "Hester Jans: van de Caep born Robben Island (c. 1662-?); free-born halfslag infant of Jan Sachariasz: / Zachariasz: (from Amsetrdam) & wife Maria van Bengale; accompagnies father & sister Maria to Mauritius; marries Mauritius Gerrit Jansz: (from Ewijk); accused of adultery & committing fornication with their slave, arrested & sent to Cape, put on trial & sentenced (14 September 1691) to 5 years hard labour in chains at public works; muster rolls list her future (but later estranged) husband as neighbor or housemate to Armozijn the elder (1690 & 1695)."