Cornelis Mostaert1

M, #15242, b. before 5 September 1717
Father*Jacob Mostaert1 b. b 22 Nov 1676
Mother*Marie-Madeleine de Péronne1 b. bt 31 Dec 1693 - 26 Jan 1697

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Last Edited15/05/2014
Birth*Cornelis Mostaert was born before 5 September 1717 in Cabo de Goede Hoop.1
BaptismCornelis Mostaert was baptized on 5 September 1717 Cabo de Goede Hoop.1 
Marriage*He married Sibilla Engelsz, daughter of Engel Engelsz and Anna Haselaar, circa 1740.2,1
Property TransactionsOn 24 June 1662 Thomas Christoffel Müller and Bartholomeus Boorn signed a skuldbrief or lien in the amount of f 3050 in favour of Cornelis Mostaert for the purchase of his home, payable in two equal instalments of f 1525, the first on 1 April 1663 and the second one year later. They were individually responsible for paying half of each instalment. As surety they offered their own recently purchased home on the corner of Fortsplein and the street on the strand [?], as well as their vaartuie, huisies, slawe, varke, skape - i.e. vehicles [wagons?], little houses/buildings, slaves, pigs, sheep, etc. At the time Müller owned at least the following slaves, Pieter van Guinea, Pauwels Das, Oude Hans van Guinea and Gegeima van Guinea while Borns owned Jan Vos, all of whom may have been part of the surety.3


  1. [S150] Edited & augmented by GISA Originally compiled by J.A. Heese & R.T.J. Lombard, South African Genealogies 5 L-M, GISA SA Genealogies (Stellenbosch, South Africa: Genealogical Institute of South Africa, 1999), p.690. Hereinafter cited as S.A. Genealogies 5 L-M.
  2. [S21] Date estimated by compiler, Delia Robertson and, unless there is corroborating information, should not be considered as anything more than a guide.
  3. [S853] J.L. (Leon) Hattingh, "Kaapse noteriële stukke waarin slawe van vryburgers en amptenare vermeld word (1658 - 1730? 1670)", Kronos - Kaapse noteriële stukke waarin slawe van vryburgers en amptenare vermeld word (1658 - 1730? 1670) 15 (1988): 24.6.1662     CTD 1, p.326
    Skuldbrief aan [van?] Thomas Christoffel Muller van Leypsigh en Bartholomeus Borns van Waerden, vryburgers en Saldanhavaarders, gesamentlik verskuldig aan Wouter Cornelisz Mostert, oud burgerraad, die som van f 3 050 vir die koop van van Mostert se huis. Elkeen verantwoordelik vir die helfte van die paaiement van f 1525 waarvan die eerste betaalbaar is op 1 April 1663 en dan die jaar daarna. Hulle bied as pand hulle nuut gekoopte huis op die hoek van Fortsplein en die straat aan die seestrant asook hulle vaartuie, huisies, slawe, varke, skape, ens. soos op Dasseneiland en in Tafelbaai. [Geen name word vermeld nie.]. Hereinafter cited as "Kaapse noteriële stukke waarin slawe van vryburgers en amptenare vermeld word (1658 - 1730? 1670)."

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