Sara van Papu1

F, #16392, b. circa 1682

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Last Edited16/05/2015
BirthOrigin*Sara may have been from Papua and was perhaps born there circa 1682. She was said to be 15 years old in 1697.1 
Slave TransactionsOn 5 June 1697 Sara van Papu was sold by Stephanus Thierrij to Steven Vermey, for Rds. 50.2


  1. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700 (Cape Town: Tafelberg, 1977), p. 177.. 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. 177. 5.6.1697, p. 180 (verso); Sara from Papu (15), sold by Stephanus Tiry (signature Thierrij), a junior merchant on De Spiege/, to Steven Vermeij for Rds. 50.

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