Helena van Macassar

F, #14160, b. circa 1665

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Last Edited24/12/2015
Birth*Helena van Macassar was born circa 1665 in Makassar, Sulawesi Selatan, Indonesia, .1,2
Slave TransactionsHelena van Macassar was sold by Johannes Brent, to Oelof Bergh on 19 May 1679.3


  1. [S397] NGK G1 1/1, Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Kerken Boek (Bapt.), 1665-1695: 1692
    Den selven Dito (30 November) sijn drie Slavinne kinderen van den Hr. Gouvernr. gedoopt
    ten overstaen vn Christen getuijgen, te weeten, een kint van Susanna van Seilon, genaemt Katie, onder getuijgenisse van Lijsbeth van Macasser. Een kint van Sara van Madegasker, genaemt Joannes, onder getuigenisse van Ariantie van Bengalen. Een kint van Jannetie van Madegasker, genaemt Alexander onder getuijgenisse van Helena van Macasser., 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.).
  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. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700 (Cape Town: Tafelberg, 1977), p.137. 19.5.1679: Helena from Macassar, sold by the junior chirurgyn Johannes Brent to Oloff Bergh for Rds. 40.. Hereinafter cited as Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700.

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