Pieter van Madagascar1

M, #15792, b. between 1665 and 1666

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Last Edited25/12/2015
BirthOrigin*Pieter was from Madagascar and perhaps born there between 1665 and 1666. He was said to be between 20 and 21 years old in 1686.1,2 
Slave TransactionsOn 26 April 1686 Pieter van Madagascar, Paul van Madagascar and Harmens van Madagascar were sold by William Deeron to Claas Hendriksz, for Rds. 154.3,2


  1. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700 (Cape Town: Tafelberg, 1977), p.145.. Hereinafter cited as Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700.
  2. [S606] J.L. (Leon) Hattingh, "A.J. Böeseken se Addendum van Kaapse slawe-verkoopstransaksies: Foute en regstellings", Kronos (Foute en regstellings) 9 (1984): Op dieselfde dag, volgens die addendum, verkoop Deeron ook twee ander slawe, nl. Pieter en Paul van Madagaskar. Böeseken rapporteur hulle ouderdomme as “respektiewelik” 20 en 22 jaar oud. Maar eintlik was al drie – ‘n derde slaaf, Harmens van Madagaskar, word nie eers in die addendum vermeld nie – tussen 20 en 21 jaar oud.. Hereinafter cited as "Foute en regstellings."
  3. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700, p.145. 26.4.1686: Pieter and Paul from Madagascar, respectively 20 and 21 years old, sold by Will Deeron to Claas Hendricksz from Meldorp for Rds. 154.

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