Dol van Cochin1

M, #16823, b. circa 1685

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Last Edited29/05/2015
BirthOrigin*Dol was from Cochin and was perhaps born there circa 1685. His age is estimated.1 
Names in the record, in publications, etc.1 March 1700, the name of Dol was written in the record as Pol van Cochin.2
Slave EmancipationsOn 1 March 1700 Dol van Cochin was emancipated by Jan Lubbinck, one year after being placed in the service of Steven Vermey who had been responsible for him during this period.3


  1. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700 (Cape Town: Tafelberg, 1977), p. 192.. Hereinafter cited as Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700.
  2. [S432] Robert C-H Shell compiler, Changing Hands, A calendar of bondage in southern Africa, 1550 to 1888, CD-ROM; ISBN 1-86918-063-1; (Cape Town: Ancestry24, September 2007), Slave First Name:       Pol     
    Toponym:       van Cochin. Hereinafter cited as Changing Hands.
  3. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700, p. 192. 1.3.1700: Dol from Cochin manumitted by skipper Jan Lubbinck, after having been cared for a year by the Free Burgher Steven Vermeij, whom he served for that period.

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