Frans van Trancquebar1

M, #16787, b. circa 1687

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Last Edited28/05/2015
BirthOrigin*Frans was from Trancquebar and was perhaps born there circa 1687. He was said to be 17 years old in 1700.1 
Slave TransactionsOn 19 January 1700 Frans van Trancquebar was sold by Cornelis Krijnsz Rood to Claes Hendriks Diepenhout, for Rds. 50½.2


  1. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700 (Cape Town: Tafelberg, 1977), p. 191.. 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. 191. 19.1.1700: Frans from Trancquebaar (17), sold by Cornelis Krijnsz Rood, the captain of the Christianus Quintus, to Hendrik Diepenauw for Rds. 50½.

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