Pieter van Tranquebar1

M, #16071, b. circa 1683

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Last Edited04/04/2015
BirthOrigin*Pieter was from the Tranquebar and was perhaps born there circa 1683. He was said to be 12 years old in 1694.1 
Slave TransactionsOn 18 January 1695 Jan van Tranquebar and Pieter van Tranquebar were sold by Frans Meyer to Andrijs de Man, for Rds. 60 each.2


  1. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700 (Cape Town: Tafelberg, 1977), p.166.. 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.166. 18.1.1695, p. 45-46: Jan (17) and Pietcr (12) from Tranquebaer, sold by the
    Danish captain Frans Meyer to Andries de Man for Rds. 60 each.

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