Claas van Madagascar1

M, #14542, b. 1673/74

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Last Edited10/01/2015
BirthOrigin*Claas was from Madagascar and perhaps born there in 1673/74.1 
Slave TransactionsOn 14 February 1687 Claas van Madagascar was sold by Hubert Hoffen to Simon Groot, for Rds. 42.2


  1. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700 (Cape Town: Tafelberg, 1977), p.149.. 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.149. 14.2.1687: Claas from Madagascar (13/14), sold by Hubert Hoffen, first mate of the Jambi, to Simon Groot of Stellenbosch for Rds. 42.

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