Ursula van de Caep1

F, #15219, b. circa May 1686
Mother*Catrina van Malabar2 b. bt 1654 - 1656

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Last Edited10/01/2015
Birth*Ursula van de Caep was born circa May 1686 in de Caep de Goede Hoop.1
Names in the record, in publications, etc.6 March 1687, the name of Ursula van de Caep was written in the record as Maria van de Caep.3
Slave TransactionsOn 28 September 1686 Catrina van Malabar and Ursula van de Caep were sold by Tobias Marquaert to Abraham Hartogh, for Rds. 35. Ursula was just four months old, but at least she was not alienated from her mother in this transaction.2
On 6 March 1687 Catrina van Malabar and Maria van de Caep were sold by Abraham Hartogh to Roelif Pasman, for Rds. 53. The infant Maria in this transaction fits the age profile to be the same child purchased six months prior by Hartogh, along with her mother Catrina van Malabar, but named Ursula in that transaction.3


  1. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700 (Cape Town: Tafelberg, 1977), p.147.. 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.147. 28.9.1686: Catrina from Malabar (30/32) and her daughter Ursula, four months old, sold by Tobias Marquart to Abraham Hartog for Rds. 35.
  3. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700, p. Catharina from Malabar (35/36), and Maria (9 months), sold by
    Abraham Hartog to Roelof Pasman for Rds. 53.

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