Rojkje van Madagascar1

M, #13656, b. circa 1678

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Last Edited28/05/2015
Birth*Rojkje van Madagascar was born circa 1678 in Madagascar.1
Slave TransactionsOn 23 January 1700 Rojkje van Madagascar was was sold on behalf of Hendrik van der Tijt by Heribert Dompselaar to Christoph Grünewaldt, for Rds. 40.2,1


  1. [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), 1680, Rojkje
    Sequence IDNO: 1680
    Slaves First Name: Rojkje
    Presumed Place Of Origin: van Madagascar
    Day Of Sale: 23
    Month Of Sale: 1
    Year Of Sale: 1700
    Type Of Name: Autochthonous
    Continental Origin Code: Mada&Mau
    Slaves Age: 22
    Slaves Gender: Male
    Price In Rixdollars: 40
    Sellers Last Name: Dompselaar
    Sellers First Name: Heribert
    Sellers Civil Status: VOC employee
    Sellers Gender: Male
    Sellers Domicile: Table valley
    Sellers Occupation: Second Mate
    Buyers Last Name: Groenewald
    Buyers First Name: Christoffel
    Buyers Civil Status: burgher
    Buyers Gender: Male
    Buyers Domicile: Table valley
    Buyers Occupation: blacksmith
    Comments And References: Buyer
    Primary Reference: Transporten en Scheepeniskennis. Hereinafter cited as Changing Hands.
  2. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700 (Cape Town: Tafelberg, 1977), p. 191. 23.1.1700: Rokje from Madagascar (22), sold by Heribertus van Dompselaar on behalf of Hendrik van der Tijt to Christoffel Groenewalt for Rds. 40.. Hereinafter cited as Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700.

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