Marta Manuels1,2

F, #9831, b. circa 1671
Father-Candidate*Manuel van Angola b. c 1645, d. c 1686; candidate relationship, offered with a view toward further discovery in the record.4
Mother*Cathrijn van Bengale3 b. c 1651

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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 Edited29/07/2017
Marriage De facto* Before 18 March 1691 Marta Manuels and Christiaan Meijn were in a de facto relationship de Caep de Goede Hoop.5  
MarriageShe married Andries Blom on 15 May 1712 Nederduitsche Gereformeerde Kerk, (Cape Town), de Caep de Goede Hoop.6,7
 

Family 1

Christiaan Meijn b. c 1660
Children

Family 2

Children
Names in the record, in publications, etc.4 April 1694, the name of Marta was written in the record as Martha Manuell.
Marta Manuels was also known as Marta Emanuel.8
15 May 1712, the name of Marta was written in the record as Martha Manuels.9
Baptisms - WitnessMarta Manuels and Hendrik Willemz witnessed the baptism of Maria Visser on 28 June 1699 Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, (Cape Town).10
She and Jan Pietersz: witnessed the baptism of Johannes Verbeek on 18 November 1708 Nederduitsche Gereformeerde Kerk, (Cape Town).11
She and Guilliaam Visagie witnessed the baptism of Martha Verbeek on 15 June 1710 Nederduitsche Gereformeerde Kerk, (Cape Town).12
Slave BirthsCirca 1671, Marta Manuels was born in bondage and was owned by Wouter Mostert de Caep de Goede Hoop.13,1
Slave TransactionsMarta Manuels became a slave of Tobias Vlasvath, when he bought her, her mother Cathrijn van Bengale, and her sister Magdalena van de Caep from Hester Weijers on 23 December 1677. For Rds. 80.14,3
Slave EmancipationsOn 31 August 1702 Table Valley, de Caep de Goede Hoop, Marta Manuels was emancipated with her children Catharina Jacobs, Jacob van de Caep, Christiaen van de Caep, Johannes van de Caep and Willem Meyn by Grysella Mostaart apparently at the behest of their former owner Hester Weijers who had died two years earlier.15
Slaves owned by individualsBetween 4 April 1694 and 27 January 1697 Marta Manuels was owned by Jan Holtsmit.16,8

Citations

  1. [S397] NGK G1 1/1, Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Kerken Boek (Bapt.), 1665-1695: 1691
    den selfde Dito [18 Martius) een kint gedoopt daer van moder is Matha Manuels als
    getuijge stont [a name obliterated]Jan Vermeulen, met Maria Bart[endse] genaemt Catrijna, 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. [S645] E-mails from Corney Keller to Delia Robertson, October 2011-November 2013 "1705, 15 febr:
    van Christiaan Mijn en Marta Manuels
    onder getuygen van Sijbrand Vermeulen
    en Anna Vermeulen gent:
    Maria Magdalena."
  3. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700 (Cape Town: Tafelberg, 1977), p. 134. 23.12.1677: Catrijn from Bengal, (26), sold by Hester van Lier, widow of Wouter Mostaert, together with two children, Martha (6) and Magdalena (3), to Tobias Vlasvath for Rds. 80. Hereinafter cited as Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700.
  4. [S377] Webpage South Africa's Stamouers (http://www.stamouers.com/) "http://www.stamouers.com/vermeulen.htm, last accessed 16 June 2011; Martha Manuels is dus in alle waarskynlikheid die kind van Manuel van Angola en Catrijn van Bengale."
  5. [S332] Webpage tanap.net (http://databases.tanap.net/mooc/) (Original records held by Western Cape Archives and Records Service, Roeland Street, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa) "http://databases.tanap.net/cgh/make_pdf.cfm?artikelid=22376; accessed on 31 May 2009; [8] Catharina Jacobs was met Jan Verbeek getroud. Na sy dood in 1722 het sy met Adolph Hoffman hertrou. Sy was die dogter van Christiaan Meijn en Martha Manuels, en is in 1691 aan die Kaap gebore. (Sien C.J.2650: Testamenten, 1709?1715, pp. 585?590; C.J.2653: Testamenten, 1727?1731, pp. 212.215.)."
  6. [S700] VC 604, NGK Marriage Registers 1696-1712 (Cape Town), 1695-1712: 15 Meij
    Andries Blom, van Batavia, met
    Martha Manuels.
    "Kerkboek 1695-1712," p. 109, 15 May 1712, marriage entry for Andries Blom and Martha Manuels, 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).
  7. [S629] Personal communications between Mansell Upham and Delia Robertson, 2010-present. 15 May 1712:
    Andries Blom van Batavia
    met
    Martha Manuels.
  8. [S747] VC 605 (NGK G1-8/2), Burger Slave Baptisms, 1696-1712: 10 Novb:r 1697. … Marta Emanuel slavin van Johannes Holsmit …, transcribed by Corney Keller, Genealogical Society of South Africa, eGSSA Branch http://www.eggsa.org/sarecords/. Hereinafter cited as Burger Slave Baptisms.
  9. [S700] VC 604, NGK Marriage Registers 1696-1712 (Cape Town) transcribed by Corney Keller: "Kerkboek 1695-1712," p. 109, 15 May 1712, marriage entry for Andries Blom and Martha Manuels, 24 Mar 2012, Genealogical Society of South Africa, eGSSA Branch http://www.eggsa.org/sarecords/
  10. [S736] VC 605 (NGK G1-8/2), NGK Baptism Registers 1713-1742 (Cape Town), 2012: [28 Junij 1699] van Coenraet Visser en Marij van Negapatnam onder getuyge van Hendrik Willemse en Marta Manuels gent: - Maria, transcribed by Corney Keller, (1713-1742), Genealogical Society of South Africa, eGSSA Branch http://www.eggsa.org/sarecords/. Hereinafter cited as NGK Baptism Registers 1713-1742 (Cape Town).
  11. [S734] VC 604, NGK Baptism Registers 1695-1712 (Cape Town): 18 d:o [November 1708] van Johannes Verbeek en Catharina Lubeek; de getuigen Jan Pietersz van 's Heereveen, en Martha Emanuelsz. - Johannes, (1695-1712), Genealogical Society of South Africa, eGSSA Branch http://www.eggsa.org/sarecords/, http://www.eggsa.org/. Hereinafter cited as NGK Baptism Registers 1695-1712 (Cape Town).
  12. [S734] VC 604, NGK Baptism Registers 1695-1712 (Cape Town): 15 d:o [Junij 1710] van Johannes Verbeek, en Catharina Jacobs; de getuigen Guilliam Vizagie, en Martha Emanuelsz. - Martha, 1695-1712, Genealogical Society of South Africa, eGSSA Branch http://www.eggsa.org/sarecords/
  13. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700, p.134; 23.12.1677: Catrijn from Bengal (26), sold by Hester van Lier, widow of Wouter Mostaert, together with two children, Martha (6) and Magdalena (3), to Tobias Vlasvath for Rds. 80.
  14. [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): 23.12.1677          [Verlore, TS I]
    Hester van Lier, weduwee van Wouter Mostaert, verkoop aan Tobias Vlasvath, fiskaal, die slavin Catrijn van Bengale, 26 jaar, met haar twee kinders Martha, 6 jaar, en Magdalena, 3 jaar, vir 80 Rds. [Nagesien]. Hereinafter cited as "Die notariële stukke II."
  15. [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). Hereinafter cited as Changing Hands.
  16. [S397] NGK G1 1/1, Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Kerken Boek (Bapt.): 1694
    Den 4 April twee Slavinne kinderen gedoopt van Jan
    Holdtsmidt, waer van de moeder is genaemt Marth at an unknown age
    Manuell, tot getuijge stonden Sara Claesze, ende
    Catarina Willems, sijn genaemt de eene Jacob,
    de andere Helena, 1665-1695, Genealogical Society of South Africa, eGSSA Branch http://www.eggsa.org/
  17. [S150] Edited & augmented by GISA Originally compiled by J.A. Heese & R.T.J. Lombard, South African Genealogies 5 L-M, GISA SA Genealogies (Stellenbosch, South Africa: Genealogical Institute of South Africa, 1999), p.615. Hereinafter cited as S.A. Genealogies 5 L-M.
  18. [S645] E-mails from Corney Keller to Delia Robertson, October 2011-November 2013 "1705, 15 febr:
    van Christiaan Mijn en Marta Manuels
    onder getuygen van Sijbrand Vermeulen
    en Anna Vermeulen gent:
    Maria Magdalena
    My thanks to Corney Keller for this baptism from the Cape Town Church register 1695-1712 which includes births, marriages and memberships. Page 39, folio 22 verso."
  19. [S397] NGK G1 1/1, Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Kerken Boek (Bapt.): ao 1695
    dito (19 Junii) een kind van Marta, gent Christiae[N]
    getuijgen jan Willemse Vermeulen en
    Catharina van Bengale, 1665-1695, Genealogical Society of South Africa, eGSSA Branch http://www.eggsa.org/
 

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