Claas van Tuticorin1

M, #16291, b. circa 1676

Copyright / Terms of Use Notice

The material on this website is subject to copyright.
Facts (names, dates, and places) are not copyright. You are free to transcribe them but not cut and paste into your data provided you use the correct attribution and citation.
I have created the narratives, sentences, and citations; they are copyright and may not be used.
You may not add them to your genealogy, your personal documents, your tree on Ancestry, nor in the data or profile sections on Geni, nor anywhere else.
Many of the images are also copyright. You may not copy them without the consent of the copyright holders.
You must use the correct attribution and citation, viz.: Robertson, Delia. The First Fifty Years Project. Here you add the page URL.

Last Edited13/05/2015
Birth*Claas van Tuticorin was born circa 1676 in Tuticorin, was from.1
Slave TransactionsOn 2 July 1696 Claas van Tuticorin was sold on behalf off Grysella Mostaart by Elsie Suurwaarden to Johannes Pfeiffer, for Rds. 100.2,3


  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. 89-99: Claas from Tuticorin (26), sold by Elsje van Suurwaerden on behalf of Grisella Mostaert to Johannes Pfeijffer.
  3. [S432] Robert C-H Shell compiler, Changing Hands, A calendar of bondage in southern Africa, 1550 to 1888, CD-ROM; ISBN 1-86918-063-1; (Cape Town: Ancestry24, September 2007), Sequence IDNO:       1085     
    Slaves First Name:       Claas     
    Presumed Place Of Origin:       van Tuticorin     
    Day Of Sale:       2     
    Month Of Sale:       7     
    Year Of Sale:       1696     
    Type Of Sale:       Oceanic     
    Type Of Name:       Christian     
    Continental Origin Code:       Indian Sub Continent     
    Slaves Age:       26     
    Slaves Gender:       Male     
    Price In Rixdollars:       100     
    Sellers Last Name:       Mostert     
    Sellers First Name:       Grisella     
    Sellers Civil Status:       VOC employee     
    Sellers Gender:       Female     
    Sellers Domicile:       Batavia     
    Sellers Occupation:       Widow     
    Buyers Last Name:       Pfeijffer     
    Buyers First Name:       Johannes     
    Buyers Civil Status:       burgher     
    Buyers Gender:       Male     
    Buyers Domicile:       Table valley     
    Buyers Occupation:       monopoly holder [pagter]     
    Primary Reference:       Transporten en Scheepeniskennis. Hereinafter cited as Changing Hands.

Bookmark and Share