Catharina van de Cust1

F, #16487, b. circa 1677

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Last Edited24/06/2017
BirthOrigin*Catharina was from de Kust which could be the Coromandel Coast, the Malabar Coast, or even the coast of Ceylon [Sri Lanka]. She was perhaps born there circa 1677. She was said to be 20 years old in 1697.1 


Samuel Walter b. c 1676
Slave TransactionsOn 1 July 1697 Catharina van de Cust was sold by Francois van den Beecke to Samuel Elsevier, for Rds. 60.2


  1. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700 (Cape Town: Tafelberg, 1977), p. 180.. 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. 180. 1.7.1697, p. 233: Catharina from the Coast (20), sold by Francois van Beecke to Samuel Elsevier for Rds. 60 .
  3. [S502] Website Family Search (

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