Joost Ventura1

M, #9381, b. November 1677, d. before 10 June 1714
Father*Ventura van Ceylon2 b. c 1656
Mother*Helena van Malabar3 b. c 1656

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NGK (Cape Town) Baptisms 1665-1695NGK (Cape Town) Baptisms 1665-1695
NGK (Cape Town) Marriages1695-1712NGK (Cape Town) Marriages 1695-1712
Last Edited29/04/2017
BaptismJoost Ventura was baptized on 22 May 1678 Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, (Cape Town), de Caep de Goede Hoop.4 
Marriage*He married Constantia van Malabar on 10 August 1698 Nederduitsche Gereformeerde Kerk, (Cape Town), de Caep de Goede Hoop.5
 
Death*He died before 10 June 1714 Cabo de Goede Hoop.6
 
(Witness) BaptismSlaveJoost Ventura witnessed the baptism of Christiaan Victor on 7 June 1699 Nederduitsche Gereformeerde Kerk, (Cape Town).7 
Names in the record, in publications, etc.Joost Ventura was also known as Jost van der Caep.2
Baptisms - WitnessJoost Ventura and Elisabet van Madagascar witnessed the baptism of Francina van de Caep on 23 August 1699 Nederduitsche Gereformeerde Kerk, (Cape Town), de Caep de Goede Hoop.8
He and Sara van Macassar and Sara van Macassar witnessed the baptism of Antonij van de Caep on 24 August 1704 Nederduitsche Gereformeerde Kerk, (Cape Town).9
He and Maria van Bengale witnessed the baptism of Kobus van de Caep on 12 August 1708 Nederduitsche Gereformeerde Kerk, (Cape Town).10
Slave BirthsIn November 1677, Joost Ventura was born in bondage de Caep de Goede Hoop.2
Before 19 June 1712, Abraham van de Caep was born in bondage and was owned by Joost Ventura de Caep de Goede Hoop.11
Slave TransactionsOn 22 June 1696 Constantia van Malabar was sold by Pieter Robberts to Joost Ventura de Caep de Goede Hoop, for 80 Rixdollars.12,13
Slave EmancipationsJoost Ventura was emancipated at the request of his parents Ventura van Ceylon and Helena van Malabar, on 15 October 1678.14,15
On 30 July 1698 Constantia van Malabar was emancipated by Joost Ventura.16,17

Citations

  1. [S700] VC 604, NGK Marriage Registers 1696-1712 (Cape Town), 1695-1712: "Kerkboek 1695-1712," p. 92, 10 Aug 1698, 10 Aug:
    Joost Ventura geboortig vande Caep
    jongm: met Constantia van Cormandel, transcribed by Corney Keller, (24 Mar 2012), Genealogical Society of South Africa, eGSSA Branch http://www.eggsa.org/sarecords/. Hereinafter cited as NGK Marriage Registers 1696-1712 (Cape Town).
  2. [S397] NGK G1 1/1, Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Kerken Boek (Bapt.), 1665-1695: Ano' 1678
    Den 22 (sic prob May) beiden slaven Ventura en Helena onsen
    Christllicken geloove dergenoomen hebbende
    een soontje van 6 maenden out gedoopt
    ende Jost genaemt. en Davidt, de moeder Annytie de vader Kin
    ,,lopen. de peet Margartia Su[ff]er, 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.).
  3. [S397] NGK G1 1/1, Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Kerken Boek (Bapt.): Ano' 1678
    Den 22 (sic prob May) beiden slaven Ventura en Helena onsen
    Christllicken geloove dergenoomen hebbende
    een soontje van 6 maenden out gedoopt
    ende Jost genaemt. en Davidt, de moeder Annytie de vader Kinlopen. de peet Margartia Su[ff]er, 1665-1695, Genealogical Society of South Africa, eGSSA Branch http://www.eggsa.org/
  4. [S397] NGK G1 1/1, Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Kerken Boek (Bapt.): [Ano' 1678 Den 22 (sic prob May)] beiden slaven Ventura en Helena onsen Christllicken geloove dergenoomen hebbende een soontje van 6 maenden out gedoopt ende Jost genaemt. en Davidt, de moeder Annytie de vader Kinlopen. de peet Margartia Su[ff]er, 1665-1695, Genealogical Society of South Africa, eGSSA Branch http://www.eggsa.org/
  5. [S700] VC 604, NGK Marriage Registers 1696-1712 (Cape Town) transcribed by Corney Keller: 10 Aug: Joost Ventura geboortig vande Caep jongm: met Constantia van Cormandel, 24 Mar 2012, Genealogical Society of South Africa, eGSSA Branch http://www.eggsa.org/sarecords/
  6. [S733] VC 621, NGK Marriage Registers 1713-1756 (Cape Town) transcribed by Corney Keller: Assumed based on remarriage of spouse as widow, viz.: 1714; 10 d:o (Junii); Johannes Pretorius, van de Caap, jongm: en Constantia van Batavia, wed:e wijlen Joost Ventura, (1713-1756), Cape Town Archives Repository, Private Bag X9025, Cape Town, South Africa, 021-4624050. Hereinafter cited as NGK Marriage Registers 1713-1756 (Cape Town).
  7. [S747] VC 605 (NGK G1-8/2), Burger Slave Baptisms, 1696-1712: 7 Juny 1699. van Candares van Suratte, slavin van Gerrit Victor, onder getuyge van Joost Ventura, en Maria van Bengale, gent. — Christiaan, transcribed by Corney Keller, Genealogical Society of South Africa, eGSSA Branch http://www.eggsa.org/sarecords/. Hereinafter cited as Burger Slave Baptisms.
  8. [S502] Website Family Search (www.familysearch.org) "23 Aug: 1699 gedoopt een Kint van Nicolaas Marcùs by Appollona van Badaga, onder getuyge van Joost Ventùra en Elisabet van Madagascar gent Francina
    https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.3.1/…."
  9. [S502] Website Family Search (www.familysearch.org) "[24 Aug: 1704] een slaafie van Willem ten Damme waar over stonden Joost Ventura en Sara van Maccasser, gen[aem]t. - Antonij
    familysearch.org."
  10. [S502] Website Family Search (www.familysearch.org) "[12 Augusti 1708] Een slave Jongetje van den burger Willem ten Damme; de getuigen Joost Ventura, en Maria Antonisz. - Kobus
    familysearch.org."
  11. [S502] Website Family Search (www.familysearch.org).
  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:       1079     
    Slaves First Name:       Constantia     
    Presumed Place Of Origin:       Van Malabar     
    Day Of Sale:       22     
    Month Of Sale:       6     
    Year Of Sale:       1696     
    Trace Possible:       slave comes up for sale again     
    Type Of Name:       Christian     
    Continental Origin Code:       Indian Sub Continent     
    Slaves Age:       40     
    Slaves Gender:       Female     
    Price In Rixdollars:       80     
    Sellers Last Name:       Robbertsz     
    Sellers First Name:       Pieter     
    Sellers Civil Status:       burgher     
    Sellers Gender:       Male     
    Sellers Domicile:       Stellenbosch district     
    Sellers Occupation:       Farmer     
    Buyers Last Name:       Ventura     
    Buyers First Name:       Joost     
    Buyers Civil Status:       freeblack     
    Buyers Gender:       Male     
    Buyers Domicile:       Table valley     
    Buyers Occupation:       fisherman     
    Primary Reference:       Transporten en Scheepeniskennis. Hereinafter cited as Changing Hands.
  13. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700 (Cape Town: Tafelberg, 1977), p.173. 22.6.1696, pp. 86 (verso) - 87: Constantia from Malabar (40), sold by Pieter Robberts to Joost Ventura, Free Black, for Rds. 80.. Hereinafter cited as Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700.
  14. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700, p.86: Joost, the son of Ventura and Helena from Bengal. was only one year old when he was manumitted at the request of his parents.
    p.136. 10.10.1678: Joost, aged one, son of Ventura from Bengal and Helena, manumitted. He was to learn a trade when he comes of age.
  15. [S607] J.L. (Leon) Hattingh, "Kaapse notariële stukke waarin slawe van vryburgers en amptenare vermeld word (II), Die tweede Dekade 1671-1680", Kronos (Die notariële stukke II) 15 (1999): 15.10.1678          [Verlore, TS 3]
    Joost, een jaar, seun van Ventura van Bengale en Helena word vrygestel. Wanneer hy oud genoeg is, sal hy ‘n ambag leer.. Hereinafter cited as "Die notariële stukke II."
  16. [S432] Robert C-H Shell compiler, Changing Hands, Slave First Name:       Constantia     
    Toponym:       van Mallebaar van de Kust     
    Gender:       F     
    Age:       42     
    Owner Surname:       Ventura     
    Owner First Name:       Joost     
    Owner Gender:       Male     
    Owner Status:       Free Black     
    Owner Occupation:       Fisherman     
    Owner District:       Table Valley     
    Owner Immigration:       Yes     
    Owner Wealth:       4     
    Manumitter Surname:       Ventura     
    Manumitter First Name:       Joost     
    Manumitter Gender:       Male     
    Manumitter Status:       Freeblack     
    Manumitter Occupation:       Fisherman     
    Manumitter District:       Table Valley     
    IDNO:       3111     
    Manumission Type:       Owner's wish     
    Reference:       Transporten and Scheepenkennis.
  17. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700, p. 185. 30.7.1698: Constantia from Malabar (40), sold by Pieter Robbertsz to "Vrijswart" Joost Ventura on the 22.7.1696, now freed by Joost Ventura.
 

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