Sanbouwe Origin Unknown1

M, #16290, b. circa 1663

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Last Edited13/05/2015
BirthOrigin*Sanbouwe may have been from the Indonesian Archipelago (based on his name) and was perhaps born there circa 1663. He was said to be 33 years old in 1696.1 
Slave TransactionsOn 2 July 1696 Sanbouwe Origin Unknown was sold on behalf off Grysella Mostaart by Elsie Suurwaarden to Hendrik Barent Oldenlandt, for Rds. 100.2


  1. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700 (Cape Town: Tafelberg, 1977), p. 174.. 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. 174. 2.7.1696, pp. 88-89: Sanbouwe (33). sold by Elsje van Suurwaerden. the widow of Andries de Man, on behalf of Grisella Mostaert, the widow of Hendrick [sic. - she was the widow of Tobias] Vlasvath, to Hendrik Barent Oldenland, who is referred to as a medical doctor and chief gardener.

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