Paul van Madagascar1

M, #14139, b. circa 1671

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Last Edited19/03/2015
BirthOrigin*Paul was from Madagascar and was perhaps born there circa 1671.1 
Slave TransactionsOn 28 August 1690 Paul van Madagascar was sold from the estate of Leendert Jansz van Gijselen by Fredrick Russouw de Wit and Jan Dircks de Beer to Hendrick Cornelis for Rds. 107.2,3


  1. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700 (Cape Town: Tafelberg, 1977), p.157.. 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.157. 28.8.1690, pp. 20--21: Paul from Madagascar (19), sold by Jan Dircx de Beer and Frederick Russouw de Wit out of the estate of the late Leendert van Gijselen for Rds. 107.
  3. [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:       0745     
    Slaves First Name:       Paul     
    Presumed Place Of Origin:       van Madagascar     
    Day Of Sale:       28     
    Month Of Sale:       8     
    Year Of Sale:       1690     
    Type Of Sale:       Domestic     
    Type Of Name:       Christian     
    Continental Origin Code:       Mada&Mau     
    Slaves Age:       19     
    Slaves Gender:       Male     
    Price In Rixdollars:       107     
    Sellers Last Name:       Van Gijselen     
    Sellers First Name:       Leendert     
    Sellers Civil Status:       burgher     
    Sellers Gender:       Male     
    Sellers Domicile:       Liesbeeck valley     
    Sellers Occupation:       Market Gardener     
    Buyers Last Name:       Cornelis     
    Buyers First Name:       Hendrik     
    Buyers Civil Status:       burgher     
    Buyers Gender:       Male     
    Buyers Domicile:       Cape district     
    Buyers Occupation:       farmer     
    Primary Reference:       Member of orphan chamber. Hereinafter cited as Changing Hands.

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