Cupido van Madagascar1

M, #13909, b. circa 1676/77

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Last Edited20/03/2015
BirthOrigin*Cupido was from Madagascar and was perhaps born there circa 1676/77. He was said to be 14 or 15 years old in 1691.1 
Slave TransactionsOn 7 April 1691 Cupido van Madagascar was sold from the estate of Dirck van Cuijck by Roelof Bakker and Albert Coopman to Fredrick Russouw de Wit for Rds. 60.2


  1. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700 (Cape Town: Tafelberg, 1977), p.158.. Hereinafter cited as Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700.
  2. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700, p.158. 7.4.1691, pp. 116-117: Cupido from Madagascar (14/15), sold by Roelof Bakker and Albertys Coopman ex the estate of Mr. Dirck van Cuijk to Frederick Roussouw de Wit for Rds. 60.

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