Adam van de Caep

M, #9426, b. 3 September 1679

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NGK (Cape Town) Baptisms 1665-1695NGK (Cape Town) Baptisms 1665-1695
Last Edited25/03/2016
Marriage De facto* Circa 1700 Adam van de Caep and Lusia van Madagascar were in a de facto relationship.1 


Lusia van Madagascar b. c 1680
BaptismsAdam van de Caep was baptized on 3 September 1679 Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, (Cape Town), de Caep de Goede Hoop. The baptism was witnessed by Catharina d' Vooght.2
Slave BirthsBefore 3 September 1679, Adam van de Caep was born in bondage and was owned by Henrik Crudop de Caep de Goede Hoop.2
Slave TransactionsAfter 12 October 1679 Adam van de Caep was sold by Henrik Crudop to Simon van der Stel, this transaction is assumed. It was common that the commander, and later governor, sold his slaves to his successor and that these transactions were not recorded. Adam fits the profile of the slave owned by Simon van der Stel, who fathered a child 20 years later.


  1. [S502] Website Family Search ( "[4 Julij 1700] Na voorgaande belydenis gedoopt vier lijfygens van Edel: Heer Simon vander Stel, gent. — Paulo van Madag:, — Karel van Bengale [14979], — Moses van Bengale, — Lusia van Madag:"
  2. [S397] NGK G1 1/1, Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Kerken Boek (Bapt.), 1665-1695: ao' 1679
    den selfden dito (3 September) Adam
    de moeder een slavin van de coopman Cruidop
    Juffrouw Cruidop, transcribed by Richard Ball, Norfolk, England, (May 2006), Genealogical Society of South Africa, eGSSA Branch Hereinafter cited as Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Kerken Boek (Bapt.).
  3. [S502] Website Family Search ( "[25 Dec: 1701] een kind van Adam van de Caab en Louise van Mad: onder getuyge van
    Octavi van Macasser, en Elisabeth van Bouton, gent. — Elisabeth. Slaeven van d oud Heer [Simon van der Stel]"

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