About Fanny Haarloo
Fanny Haarloo was born around 1815, but it is not yet known whether a Fanny was a (Surinam) Creole lady (born a slave in Suriname) or that they brought her into the country as slave from Ghana (Ashanti tribe) Her owners name was James Thijme
On March 23, 1833 500 Dutch guilders were paid to get her freedom and Fanny was released . The abolition of all slavery was in 1863
Fanny' s children were born in slavery and released. Her first child was born when she was 15 in 1833, the same year she was freed. Interesting one of her childrens last names was Thijme after a requested name change. Was this James Thijme's child? Who knows......
State Supervision period: from 1863 to 1873.
After the abolition of slavery, the slaves were required to stay ten years as a (wage) worker to continue working for their master. Were under contract and were under special surveillance by the State
Fanny lived and worked at Plantation Maria Petronella Paramaribo.