Roelof Diodati

M, #9876, b. 1660

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NGK (Cape Town) Baptisms 1665-1695NGK (Cape Town) Baptisms 1665-1695
LettersLetters Despatched 1696-1708
Last Edited21/03/2015
Birth*Roelof Diodati was born in 1660 in Dordrecht, Nederland.1,2
 
Marriage*He married Catharina Zaaijman, daughter of Daniel Zaaijman and Pieternella Meerhof, between 24 August 1692 and 26 July 1703 Mauritius.3
 
Occupation On 30 November 1686 Roelof Diodati was the bookkeeper on the Jambi.4 
Occupation* Before 4 December 1690 Roelof Diodati was bookkeeper Jambi, Indonesia.5 
Occupation On 4 December 1690 Roelof Diodati was a on board the Courtegne or the Honsholredijk appointed to serve at the Cape.6 
Occupation On 30 December 1691 Roelof Diodati was praesident en commissarissen van kleine Civile saken de Caep de Goede Hoop.7 
Occupation On 13 May 1692 Roelof Diodati was the bookkeeper of the Garrison.8 
(Official) SlaveAbscondHannibal van Trancquebar was a witness to Slave.9 
OccupationHe was the Commander of Mauritius between 13 August 1692 and 26 July 1703.10 
Baptisms - WitnessRoelof Diodati and Christina Does witnessed the baptism of Dominicus Blesius on 16 December 1691 Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, (Cape Town), de Caep de Goede Hoop.11
Slave TransactionsOn 30 November 1686 Pieter van Madagascar was sold by Roelof Diodati to Hans Rutger Trost, for Rds. 50.4
On 27 December 1686 Orson van Madagascar and Jacob van Madagascar were sold by Roelof Diodati to Theunis Dircksen Schalckwyck, for Rds. 64.12
On 3 January 1687 Isak van Madagascar was sold by Roelof Diodati to Jeronimus Cruse, for Rds. 32.13
On 27 January 1687 Abraham van Madagascar was sold by Roelof Diodati to Jan Jansz van Oldenburgh, for Rds. 47.14
On 27 January 1687 Salomon van Madagascar was sold by Roelof Diodati to Jan Dircks de Beer, for Rds. 40.15
On 29 January 1687 Willem van Madagascar was sold by Roelof Diodati to Henningh Hùijsing, for Rds.50.16
On 29 January 1687 Daniel van Madagascar was sold by Roelof Diodati to Jan Dircks de Beer, for Rds 40.17
On 11 February 1687 Antoni van Madagascar was sold by Roelof Diodati to Fredrick Russouw de Wit, for Rds. 32. Böeseken does not identify the seller, but Shell says he is Diodati.18,19
On 11 February 1687 Aran van der Kust Coromandel was sold by Roelof Diodati of the Jambi, on behalf of Abraham Arnouts skipper of the Cronenburg to Steven Jansz Botma, for Rds. 40.20
On 14 February 1687 David van Madagascar was sold by Roelof Diodati to Oelof Bergh, for Rds. 32.21
On 21 February 1687 David van Madagascar was sold by Roelof Diodati to Henningh Hùijsing, for Rds. 33.22
On 23 March 1689 Jacob van der Kust Coromandel was sold by Roelof Diodati to Frederick Russouw de Wit, for Rds. 60.23
On 13 May 1692 Aron van Malabar was sold by Gerhardus Brouwer to Roelof Diodati, for Rds. 100.8
On 7 July 1692 Aron van Malabar was sold on behalf of Jonathan Davidtsz by Roelof Diodati, to Henning Hüsing for Rds. 100.24
On 12 July 1692 Coridon van Malabar was sold on behalf of Jonathan Davidtsz by Roelof Diodati, to Henning Hüsing for Rds. 62.9,25
On 13 August 1692 Servidor van Bengale was sold by William Price to Roelof Diodati, for Rds. 60.26

Citations

  1. [S600] Mansell Upham, "Creolisation & Indigenisation - Burlamacchi & Diodati - family ties in the Dutch VOC empire", Capensis (Creolisation & Indigenisation) 4/99, Western Cape Branch, Genealogical Society of South Africa, (1999): p. 27; . . .born Dordrecht 1660. . .. Hereinafter cited as "Creolisation & Indigenisation - Burlamacchi & Diodati."
  2. [S21] Date estimated by compiler, Delia Robertson and, unless there is corroborating information, should not be considered as anything more than a guide.
  3. [S600] Mansell Upham, "Creolisation & Indigenisation - Burlamacchi & Diodati", p. 27-28; . . .24 August 1692 left Cape with flute 't Duijfje with orders to arrest the superintendent of Mauritius, Isaak Johannes Lamotius, and to succeed him ...26 July 1703 relieved of position at Mauritius following his request in a letter dated 5 September 1702 . . . married Mauritius
    Catharina Saaimans (born Mauritius d/o Daniel Zaaiman from Vlissingen & Pieternella Meerhoff from the Cape of Good Hope; granddaughter of P(i)eter Meerhoff from København (Copenhagen), Sjælland (Zealand), Denmark & the Khoe-San (Goringhaicona) woman Krotoa (baptised Eva); 2 sons & 2 daughters
    el Johannes Diodati
    e2 Samuel Diodati
    e3 N.N. daughter
    e4 N.N. daughter.
  4. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700 (Cape Town: Tafelberg, 1977), p.147. 30.11.1686: Pieter from Madagascar (17), sold by Roedolf Diodati, bookkeeper of the Jambi, to Hans Jurgen Troost for Rds. 50.. Hereinafter cited as Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700.
  5. [S600] Mansell Upham, "Creolisation & Indigenisation - Burlamacchi & Diodati", p. 27; . . .bookkeeper (boekhouder) on the Jambi. . .
  6. [S600] Mansell Upham, "Creolisation & Indigenisation - Burlamacchi & Diodati", p. 27; . . .4 December 1690 0fficer (bookkeeper) aboard either Courtgene or Honsholredijk appointed to serve at the Cape tot 't opnemen van's Comps. buijtenposten en d'ommeslag der vrijluijden ...
  7. [S600] Mansell Upham, "Creolisation & Indigenisation - Burlamacchi & Diodati", p. 27; . . .30 December 1691 praesident en commissarissen van kleine Civile saken replacing Lieut. Adriaan van Reede ...
  8. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700, p.159. 13.5.1692. pp. 20--21: Aron from Malabar (24/25), sold by Gerhardus Brouwer to Roelof Diodati, who was bookkeeper of the Garrison, for Rds. 100.
  9. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700, p.161.
  10. [S600] Mansell Upham, "Creolisation & Indigenisation - Burlamacchi & Diodati", p. 27-28; . . . appointed new Commander of Mauritius; 26 July 1703 relieved of position at Mauritius following his request in a letter dated 5 September 1702.
  11. [S397] NGK G1 1/1, Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Kerken Boek (Bapt.), 1665-1695: 1691
    Den 16 Dito (December) een kindt gedoopt waer van vader is Joan
    Blesius, de moeder Christina Diemmers
    tot getuijge stondt Roelof Diodati, ende
    Christina Does, ende is genamet Dominicus, 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.).
  12. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700, p.148. 27.12.1686: Orson and Jacob from Madagascar (14 and 15 respectively), sold by Roelof Diodati of the Jambi, to Theunis Dircx van Schalkwijck for Rds. 64.
  13. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700, p.148. 3.1.1687: Isak from Madagascar (15/16), sold by Rodof Diodati, bookkeeper of the Jambi, to Jeronimus Cruse for Rds. 32.
  14. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700, p.148. 27.1.1687: Abraham from Madagascar (20), sold by Roelof Diodati to Jan Jansz van Oldenburg for Rds. 47.
  15. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700, p.148. 27.1.1687: Salomon from Madagascar (16) sold by Roelof Diodati to Jan Dircx de Beer for Rds. 40.
  16. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700, p.149. 29.1.1687: Willem from Madagascar (17/18), sold by Roelof Diodati to Henning Huijsing for Rds. 50.
  17. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700, p.149. 29.1.1687: Daniel from Madagascar (14), sold by Roelof Diodati to Jan Dircx de Beer for Rds. 40.
  18. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700, p.149. 11.2.1687: Antoni from Madagascar (16/17), sold by (?) to Frederik Russouw de Wit for Rds. 32.
  19. [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:       0560     
    Slaves First Name:       Anthonij     
    Presumed Place Of Origin:       van Madagascar     
    Day Of Sale:       11     
    Month Of Sale:       2     
    Year Of Sale:       1687     
    Type Of Sale:       Oceanic     
    Type Of Name:       Classical     
    Continental Origin Code:       Mada&Mau     
    Slaves Age:       17     
    Slaves Gender:       Male     
    Price In Rixdollars:       32     
    Sellers Last Name:       Diodati     
    Sellers First Name:       Roelof     
    Sellers Civil Status:       VOC employee     
    Sellers Gender:       Male     
    Sellers Domicile:       Transit-at sea     
    Sellers Occupation:       Bookkeeper     
    Buyers Last Name:       De Wit     
    Buyers First Name:       Frederik     
    Buyers Civil Status:       burgher     
    Buyers Gender:       Male     
    Buyers Domicile:       Cape district     
    Buyers Occupation:       farmer     
    Primary Reference:       Transporten en Scheepeniskennis. Hereinafter cited as Changing Hands.
  20. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700, p.149. Aran from the Coast (18/19), sold by Roelof Diodati of the Jambi, for Abraham Arnouts, skipper of the Cronenburg, to Steven Jansz for Rds. 40.
  21. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700, p.149. 14.2.1687: David from Madagascar (16/17), sold by Roelof Diodati, bookkeeper of the Jambi, to Oloff Bergh for Rds. 32.
  22. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700, p.149. 21.2.1687: David from Madagascar (17 /18), sold by Roelof Diodati to Henning Huijsing for Rds. 33.
  23. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700, p.153. 23.3.1689. p. 179: Jaeob from the Coast (23/24). sold by Roelof Diodati to Frederick Russouw de Wit for Rds. 60.
  24. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700, p.161. 7.7.1692, pp. 113-114: Aron from Malabar (23/24), sold by Roeloff Diodati on behalf of Jonathan Davidtsz to Henning Hüsing for Rds. 100.
  25. [S432] Robert C-H Shell compiler, Changing Hands, Sequence IDNO:       0816     
    Slaves First Name:       Coridon     
    Presumed Place Of Origin:       Van Malabar     
    Day Of Sale:       12     
    Month Of Sale:       7     
    Year Of Sale:       1692     
    Type Of Sale:       Oceanic     
    Type Of Name:       Classical     
    Continental Origin Code:       Indian Sub Continent     
    Slaves Age:       25     
    Slaves Gender:       Male     
    Price In Rixdollars:       62     
    Sellers Last Name:       Diodati     
    Sellers First Name:       Roelof     
    Sellers Civil Status:       VOC employee     
    Sellers Gender:       Male     
    Sellers Domicile:       Batavia     
    Sellers Occupation:       Captain-[Mil.]     
    Buyers Last Name:       Hussing     
    Buyers First Name:       Henning     
    Buyers Civil Status:       Councillor     
    Buyers Gender:       Male     
    Buyers Domicile:       Cape district     
    Buyers Occupation:       farmer     
    Primary Reference:       Transporten en Scheepeniskennis.
  26. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700, p.161. 13.8.1692, p. 137: Servidor from Bengal (12), sold for Rds. 60 by WiIliam Price from the stranded English vessel Orange, to Roelof Diodati, who was appointed as the new Commander of the Island of Mauritius.
 

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