Alexander van Tranquebare1

M, #16307, b. circa 1682

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Last Edited13/05/2015
BirthOrigin*Alexander was from Tranquebar and was perhaps born there circa 1682. He was said to be 14 years old in 1696.1 
Slave TransactionsOn 5 January 1697 Alexander van Tranquebare was sold by Jan Pietersz: van Vleugel to Claes Hendriks Diepenhout, for Rds. 67.2


  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, pp. 174-175. 5.1.1697, pp. 128 (verso) - 129: Alexander of Trancquebare (14), sold by Jan Pietersz van Vleugel, Captain of the Danish vessel Prins Fredrick, to Claas Hendrik Diepenauw for Rds. 67.

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