Amelia Carelse van de Caep1

F, #14977, b. 5 February 1713, d. before 27 June 1756
Father*Carel van Bengaalen2 b. c 1680
Mother*Mouta van Madagascar1 b. c 1685

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Last Edited02/01/2014
Marriage*Amelia Carelse van de Caep married Isaak Sultania, son of Rajah of Tambora Albubasi Sultan and Sitina Sara Marouff, on 31 October 1734 Nederduitsche Gereformeerde Kerk, (Cape Town), de Caep de Goede Hoop.1,3
Death*She died before 27 June 1756.1


Isaak Sultania b. 1711, d. 1765
Names in the record, in publications, etc.5 February 1713, the name of Amelia was written in the record as Amilia Carelse.2
BaptismsAmelia Carelse van de Caep was baptized on 5 February 1713 Nederduitsche Gereformeerde Kerk, (Cape Town), de Caep de Goede Hoop. The baptism was witnessed by Elizabeth van Bouton and Octavius van Macassar.2,1
NotesIt is worth noting that Motte van Trancquebar arrived at the Cape on board the Danish ship Charlotte Amelia and that she would on on 5 February 1713baptise her daughter Amelia Carelse van de Caep as Amilia.4,2
Slave BirthsBefore 5 February 1713, Amelia Carelse van de Caep was born in bondage de Caep de Goede Hoop.1


  1. [S629] Personal communications between Mansell Upham and Delia Robertson, 2010-present. [1713] 5 Feb
    Child of Carel van Bengaalen & Mouta van Madagascar
    Slaves of Simon van der Stel
    Wit Octavio van Macassar & Anna Elizabeth van Bouton.
  2. [S502] Website Family Search ( "[1713] 5. Februarij. Gedoopt eend kind van Carel van Bengaalen, en Mouta van Madagscar, lijfeijgenes van den [opheeden?] Oud-Gouverneur Simon van der Stel: de getuigens waarden Octavio van Macasser, en anna Elizabeth van Bouton. Amilia…."
  3. [S727] Dr. J. Hoge 'The family of the Rajah of Tambora at the Cape', Africana Notes and News, Vol IX, No 1, December 1951, 27-29 "lsaak Sultania was married Ca) 31(10/1734 to Amelia Carelse of the Cape, by whom he had one daughter, Sara Adriana, bapt. 1/1/1736 the sponsors being Carel of Bengal and Adriana of the Coast, (b) 27 (6/1756 to Sophia Wurmer of the Cape, widow of Comelis Hegter or Hector and Lambertus Ackerman. He died in 1765."
  4. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700 (Cape Town: Tafelberg, 1977), 1693.01.14 - Motte Trancquebar 8 - Charlotta Amalia (Danish)
    Arent Leverking
    (Free Burgher on the Charlotta Amalia. Signed Lever Königh)
    Simon van der Stel 70 Rds jointly Joint transaction: Mange (12) and Motte (8) from Trancquebar p 162. Hereinafter cited as Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700.
  5. [S502] Website Family Search ( "Ao: 1736 den 1e: Jann. Sara Adriana, van Jzak Sutania, en Amelia Caarlz van de Caep. De Getuyge Carel van Bengale, en Adriana van de Cust.…."

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