Hendrick Ulm1

M, #14488, b. 1651

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Last Edited23/12/2015
Birth*Hendrick Ulm was born in 1651 in Langenbrücken.2,1
Occupation* On 14 May 1687 Hendrick Ulm was a wainwright.3 
Names in the record, in publications, etc.On 14 May 1687 Hendrick was incorrectly named in the record as (an unknown value.)3,4
Slave TransactionsOn 14 May 1687 Prins van Madagascar was sold by Abraham Hartogh to Hendrick Ulm, for Rds. 56.3
On 20 October 1687 Hendrick Ulm sold half his slaves, together with his cattle, wagons, a plough and farm implements to Guillaume Heems, for f 2 675.5


  1. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700 (Cape Town: Tafelberg, 1977), p.150-151. Hereinafter cited as Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700.
  2. [S204] Dr. J. Hoge, Personalia of the Germans at the Cape, 1652-1806, Archives Year Book for South African History (Cape Town: Government Printer, Union of South Africa, 1946), Ulm, Heinrich. – Langenbrücken. *1651, arr . 1674 as so., later burgher at Stellenbosch. †1730.. Hereinafter cited as Personalia.
  3. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700, p.150. 14.5.1687: Prins from Madagascar (13/14) sold by Abraham de Hartog to the wainwright Hendrick van Ulm (signature Oulm) for Rds. 56.
  4. [S606] J.L. (Leon) Hattingh, "A.J. Böeseken se Addendum van Kaapse slawe-verkoopstransaksies: Foute en regstellings", Kronos (Foute en regstellings) 9 (1984): … om voor te gee dat Hendrick van Ulm (in 14.5.1687) se handtekening "Oulm" was as hy sleg met 'n kruisie teken, is onverskoonbaar!. Hereinafter cited as "Foute en regstellings."
  5. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700, p. Half of the slaves belonging to Hendrick Ulm (Oulm) together with cattle, wagons, a plough and farm implements sold by the owner to Guilllam Eems for f 2675.

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