Juan Maehado

M, #15230, b. circa 1650

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Last Edited05/01/2015
Birth*Juan Maehado was born circa 1650.
(Crew) ShipVoyage In April 1686 the Nostra Signora de los Milagros apparently a slaver and probably sailing from Macau via Mozambique, perhaps to somewhere in the Americas, was wrecked off Cape Agulhas with the following crew, Manuel d'Oliviera, Antonio de Sousa, Domingo Martinisz, Jan de Paiva, Jan Gomes Cardosa, Manuel George d'Acosta, Juan Maehado and Antonio de Silva Furtado, passengers Joseph de la Gracia, and slaves Lorenço el Grande van Mozambique, Alexander van Mozambique, Thomas van Mozambique, Christoval van Mozambique, Antonio van Mozambique, Pedro van Mozambique, Lorenco Pequeno van Mozambique, Francisco van Mozambique, Joan van Mozambique, Antonio van Mombasa, Sebastiaan van Mozambique, Antonio van Macoua (Macau?), Jan d'Oliviera, Jan van Macoua (Macau?), Lorenzo van Macoua (Macau?), Jan van Mozambique, Francesco van Macoua (Macau?), Ventura van Macoua (Macau?), Amaro van Mozambique, Jan van Mozambique, Antonio van Mozambique, Jan van Mozambique, Bartholomé van Mozambique, Paulus van Mozambique and Joseph van Mozambique on board.1 
Slave TransactionsOn 18 June 1686 Paulus van Mozambique was sold by Juan Maehado to Jan Holtsmit, for Rds. 10. He was described as "thick-set and small of stature."2


  1. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700 (Cape Town: Tafelberg, 1977), p.146. 11.5.1686: Jan d'Oliveira from Mozambique (13), sold by Manuel d'Oliveira, carpenter on the shipwrecked Portuguese vessel Nostra Signora de los Milagras, to Henning Huijsing for Rds. 25.. 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. 18.6.1686: Paulus from Mozambique, "thick-set and small of stature", sold by Juan Maehado, who was shipwrecked on the Nostra Signora de los Milagros, to Jan Holsmith for Rds. 10.

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