Calowou van Madagascar1

F, #10144, b. circa 1670

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NGK (Cape Town) Baptisms 1665-1695NGK (Cape Town) Baptisms 1665-1695
Last Edited02/01/2014
Birth*Calowou van Madagascar was born circa 1670 in Madagascar.2,3

Family 1

Lourens NN b. c 1660

Family 2

Names in the record, in publications, etc.4 August 1686, the name of Calowou was written in the record as Calawou van Madagascar.4
Slaves Owned by the CompanyOn 30 October 1695 Calowou van Madagascar was enslaved and owned by the VOC (Vereenigde Oostindische Compagnie) at the Cape.3


  1. [S629] Personal communications between Mansell Upham and Delia Robertson, 2010-present. Augustus [1686]
    den 4 dito Jan verhagen Calowou de moeder Sara [Sara van Solor?]
    [My thanks to Mansell Upham for correcting this transcription.].
  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. [S397] NGK G1 1/1, Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Kerken Boek (Bapt.), 1665-1695: ao 1695
    30 dito (Octob') een kind van Jannetje van Wijk, gent. Pie[ter?]
    een kind van Lijsbeth van de Caap gent. Doroth[ea]
    een kind van Johanna van de Caap gent. Catharina
    een kind van Maria Bee gent Arent
    een kind van Leenje van Bat': gent Alett at an unknown age
    een kind van Maria van dito gent Daniel
    een kind van Lua van Madagr: gent Sara
    een kind van Caecilia van dito gent Carolus
    een kind van Calawou van dito, gent: Piet[er]
    all slaveinnen van de E: Comp:, transcribed by Richard Ball, Norfolk, England, (May 2006), Genealogical Society of South Africa, eGSSA Branch Hereinafter cited as Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Kerken Boek (Bapt.).
  4. [S629] Mansell Upham.

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