Thannij van Trancquebar1

M, #16514, b. circa 1680

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Last Edited20/05/2015
BirthOrigin*Thannij was from Trancquebar and was perhaps born there circa 1680. He was said to be 18 years old in 1698.1 
Slave TransactionsOn 10 January 1698 Thannij van Trancquebar was sold by Cornelis Krijnsz Rood to Claes Hendriks Diepenhout, for Rds. 50.2


  1. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700 (Cape Town: Tafelberg, 1977), p. 181.. 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. 181. 10.1.1698, p. 292 (verso): Thanni j from Trancq uebaer (18), sold by Cornelis Krynssen Rood of the Danish ship Christianus Quintus, to Claas Hendrik Diepenauw for Rds. 50.

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