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Lijsbeth Sanders, SM

Nicknames: "Foster daughter of Anne van Guinea", "Lijsbeth Saunders", "sister of Armosijn", "Armosijn's Sister"
Birthdate:
Birthplace: Caep de Goede Hoop, South Africa
Death: Died in South Africa
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Lijsbeth Arabus, SM/PROG
Fiancée of Louis van Bengale, SV/PROG
Partner of William Tarling, SV/PROG and Johann Herbst, SV/PROG 1
Mother of Lijsbeth Louisz, SM; Anna Louisz; Maria Louisz, SM; Willem Teerling, b1; Clara Teerling, b2 and 1 other
Half sister of Armosijn de Groote van de Kaap, SM and Pieter Willemsz: Tamboer

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About Lijsbeth Sanders, SM

Lijsbeth Sanders

Reference - The First Fifty Years Project

Relationships

  • Lijsbeth Sanders and Louis van Bengale were in a defacto relationship circa 1678 a the Cape. There were 3 children from this relationship.
  • Circa 1684 Lijsbeth Sanders and Willem Teerling were lovers at the Cape. One child was born of this relationship.
  • Lijsbeth Sanders and Jan Herfst were in a defacto relationship circa 1690 at Drakenstein.There was one child of this relationship.

On 27 July 1683 Lijsbeth Sanders was emancipated by Louis van Bengale her owner and lover, who described her in his application as “mijn meijt genaemt Lijsbeth van Cabo”. Lijsbeth's children, Elizabeth Louisz were freed along with her. In return, Lijsbeth was required to loyally serve Louis for a further year.

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Lijsbeth Sanders, SM's Timeline

1659
1659
Caep de Goede Hoop, South Africa
1678
April 28, 1678
- April 30, 1678
Age 19

Lijsbeth Sanders confessed that she had broken into his house and stolen a gold ring and 3 silver buttonsfor which she was ceded to Louis in compensation for his loss and her accomplices - two sailors - were banished to Robben Island. Webpage tanap.net (http://databases.tanap.net/mooc/) (Original records held by Western Cape Archives and Records Service, Roeland Street, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa) "Reference code: C. 13, pp. 40-43.
Dinsdagh 14 Junij 1678. [1]
Presentibus omnibus.
...
Den slavin van den baes timmerman Adriaen van Brackel, in hegtenis sittende over gepleegde dieverijen en gesustendeerde huijs-braack ten huijse van den borger Louwijs van Bengale,Sien konfessie van 30 April 1678 van genoemde slavin in C. J.2954: Confess. & Interrog ., 1677-1685, p. 90. is goet gevonden gem. slavinne den eijgenaer weder te laten toekomen, mits dat hij alvoor[e]ns gehouden sal sijn met gemelte Louwijs van Bengaale over de gestoolen goederen te accordeeren en deselve te contenteeren.

Sittende insgelijcx noch in hegtenis twee matroosen alhier in guarnisoen bescheijden gent. Bartel Koop en Bastiaen Hendricx de welcqe van de bovengemelte slavin worden beschuldigt dat sij eenige gestoolen contanten van haer souden hebben genooten, 't welcq nochtans bij haer wort ontkent, Soo is mede goet gevonden de gemelte 2 persoonen voor eenigen tijt op 't Robbeneijlandt aen d' gemeene wercken te laten arbeijden, mits behoudenis van gagie.
Aldus geresolveert in 't Fort d' Goede Hoop ten dage en jaare voors.
...........................
CRUDOP.
DIRCQ JANSZ SMIENT.
J. CRUSE.
Ms. VAN BANCHEM.http://www.e-family.co.za/ffy/g6/p6129.htm

1680
1680
Age 21
Cape of Good Hope, South Africa
1683
July 27, 1683
Age 24

emancipated Lijsbeth Sanders“mijn meijt genaemt Lijsbeth van Cabo”; & his children: Elizabeth Louisz and Anna Louisz.J.L. (Leon) Hattingh, "Die Blanke nageslag."http://www.e-family.co.za/ffy/g6/p6129.htm

1685
1685
Age 26
1685
Age 26
Cape, South Africa
1686
February 10, 1686
Age 27
Prieska, Bo-Karoo, Northern Cape, South Africa
1687
March 17, 1687
Age 28
1687
Age 28
Cape, South Africa
1702
1702
Age 43
Stellenbosch, South Africa