Chitra Wangsa van Macassar1

M, #18973, b. circa 1640

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Last Edited19/01/2019
BirthOrigin*Chitra was from Macassar, Sulawesi, and was likely born there circa 1640. The date is estimated. It was recorded that — he was an exile and banished for 20 years … voor 20 Jaren gebannen en overgekomen … over wat daad is onbekend.1 
(Exile) ArrivalChitra Wangsa van Macassar witnessed the Arrival of Daim Mengale van Macassar on 21 March 1681 Batavia.2 


  1. [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), citing C.501, Letters despatched p.508, Sep 5, 1686 … List … de … Macasarschen Princen. Hereinafter cited as Changing Hands.
  2. [S856] Mansell Upham 'Identifying Jonker van Macassar', First Fifty Years, Uprooted Lives - Unfurling the Cape of Good Hope's Earliest Colonial Inhabitants (1652-1713), (…), April 2016. "p.11."

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