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Helena van Malabar, SM/PROG MP (c.1675 - c.1723)

"Nasana van Madagascar"

First Fifty Years Project Helena van Malabar was born circa 1675 in Malabar, India. More information will perhaps surface as the project progresses. She was a slave. Helena van Malabar ..... Vo...

2/5/2012 9/10/2015

Rosetta van Java, SM/PROG MP (c.1680 - d.)

"Rosetta van Boegies"

Rosetta van Java (aka van Boegies or Makassar – from Indonesia) Indonesian woman Rosetta van Java was the wife of Jonker van Makassar. She was born ca 1690-1700. Both her and Jonker were free ...

6/15/2015 6/15/2015

Jonker van Makassar, SV/PROG MP (1670 - c.1727)

JONKER Adolph : Written by Martina Louw & Jaco Strauss . Posted in H - J of South Africa's Stamouers (June 2015) There has been much controversy for over 2 centuries regarding the origin of stamvad...

6/15/2015 6/15/2015

11/6/2008 9/30/2014

11/6/2008 9/30/2014

Adriaantje Gabrielsz, SM MP (1667 - 1702)

""Adriaantjie van der Kaap"", "Annetjie", "VAN CATRYN", "SPELDENBERG", "HELM", "Arriaantjie BOSHOUWER", "Adriaantje Gabrielz", "Boshouwer", "van Cathryn"

The First Fifty Years Project Slave-Stammoeder Notes from : [Adriaantje Gabrielsz] was identified as the voordogter of Catharina, the wife of Cornelis Claasz (Kees de Boer) by Mansell Upham in hi...

9/16/2007 7/15/2014

WALLENDORF , Heinrich Nikolaus. - Oberilm. Workman at the new Hospital since 1779, house carpenter since 1785, rel. from serv. after 1789, resident at Cape Town (1795), later at Stellenbosch. ~2.11.1...

2/3/2011 6/24/2014

WALLENDORF , Heinrich Nikolaus. - Oberilm. Workman at the new Hospital since 1779, house carpenter since 1785, rel. from serv. after 1789, resident at Cape Town (1795), later at Stellenbosch. ~2.11.1...

2/3/2011 6/24/2014

Sara Jansz, SM MP (c.1671 - c.1713)

"Sara Jans", "Sara Leendertsz", "Sarah Olofssen", "Sar van Gijselen"

Lorna Newcomb and Ockert Malan, compilers, Annale van Nederduits Gereformeerde Moedergemeente Stellenbosch No 1.., CD-ROM (Stellenbosch) Die Genootskap vir die Kerkversameling, 2004 0-9584832-1-3), Bap...

10/4/2007 6/6/2014

Catharina van Bengale on The First Fifty Years Project. PLEASE NOTE: This Catharina van Bengale is NOT the same as : Groote Catrijn (also known as Catharina van Bengale) Catharina Opklim (also ...

10/13/2007 6/6/2014

Manuel van Angola b. circa 1645 The First Fifty Years Project On 28 March 1658, Manuel van Angola and Elisabeth van Angola arrived at Cape from Angola on board the Amersfoort. They were among 5...

7/11/2008 6/6/2014

Born in 1638 in Bengal Married Jan Zacharias on 21 July 1658 Cape Town Died on 21 May 1665 at the Cape of Good Hope Feb 1655 - Maria van Bengale and Maria da Costa van Bengale...

5/8/2014 6/6/2014

Lysbeth van Bengale, SM/PROG MP (c.1643 - d.)


See First Fifty Years Project for full Citations and references. Lysbeth van Bengale was born about 1643 in Bengal, and baptised on 29 October 1673. NGK G1 1/1, Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, K...

9/2/2012 6/6/2014

Catharina Opklim, SM MP (c.1663 - c.1714)

"Catharina van Bengale", "van de Caab", "Opklimt", "Vlasvath?"

Conflicting information! 1) Vermeulen at Stamouers Catharina VAN BENGALE some have referred to her as OPKLIM she was born in 1651. She was a slave from Bengale, India. She got married 7 November ...

2/13/2012 6/5/2014

Cecilia de Groot, SM/PROG MP (1690 - d.)

A company slave, a "halfslag" (meaning one white and one non-white parent) who then married the European Heinrich Brünig 3 March 1709 at age 19.

10/28/2007 6/5/2014

10/4/2007 6/5/2014

3/26/2011 6/5/2014

Flora Lammerts, b1 SM MP (c.1708 - d.)

"de Vries"

She was manumitted by Cornelis de Vries van Leeuwarden on 26/8/1738: "Dingsdag den 26 Augustus 1738, voormiddags. ... Soo als meede op het gedaan versoek van den bottelier deeses Casteels, Cornelis...

1/29/2012 6/5/2014

Maria van Guinea, SM/PROG MP (c.1652 - d.)

6 May 1658 Maria van Guinea arrived enslaved at the Cape on board the Hasselt from Popo, Benin.

5/18/2011 6/5/2014

Jacob van Macassar, SV/PROG MP (c.1670 - d.)

5/18/2011 6/5/2014

Sara van Macasser, SM/PROG MP (c.1667 - c.1710)

11/3/2007 6/5/2014

Moses van Macassar, SV/PROG MP (c.1667 - 1721)

MOSES VAN MACASSER and SARA VAN MACASSER Both Moses and Sara must have received these biblical names from their European masters. Moses was also know as Moses Aron/ Moses Arensz van Macassar. I suspe...

11/3/2007 6/5/2014

Lang (Pieter) ; and Eva of the Cape : submit that at the departure hence of the ex -burgher- Councillor, Henning Joachim Prehn, to Europe, they had bought from him the slave woman, named Cleleli of Ben...

6/1/2014 6/1/2014

Inabe (Ansela) van Timor, SM/PROG MP (c.1640 - 1683)


"Amsoeboe, his wife Inabe and daughters Iba and Baauw ‐ a politically exiled, but un‐enslaved, family from Timor ‐ is sent (1676) by the Dutch East India Company (VOC) from Jakar...

7/11/2008 5/31/2014

In his will George Rex said that he had not submitted himself to the matrimonial laws of the Colony, but he had four children by a former slave, Johanna Rosina van der Caap, and then nine children by o...

1/15/2011 5/31/2014

Johanna Rosina van de Caap, SM (c.1772 - c.1814)

"Rex", "Roosje van de Caab", "Johanna Rosina Ungerer"

Johanna Rosina was born c.1772. - Her eldest daughter is known as Amerentia Helena VAN WIJNGAARDT, and was born c.1789. - By 1792 she must have had a relationship with Hendrik Christian UNGERER , p...

1/15/2011 5/31/2014

5/27/2014 5/27/2014

Johanna Elisabeth Kuylets, SM (1741 - 1759)

"Culets", "Johanna Elizabeth Kuijlets wedewe Krause", "van die Kaap"

Dr. J. Hoge, Personalia, p. 55 K. had two illeg. children by his slave Colilla of Macassar, Johanna Elisabeth and Hendrik, whom he manumitted 1741

3/23/2013 5/27/2014

Janpakka of Batavia, PROG (c.1755 - c.1835)

In the 1863 death notice of Hadjie Gazadien Carel Pelgrim, his mother's name is only given as "Pakka"; Jackie Loos in Echoes of Slavery was of the opinion that Janpakka of Batavia (c.1755 - 1835) was t...

5/26/2014 5/26/2014

Jette (Henriette) CLAESZ, sy was die dogter van die slawe Christiaan en Sara VAN SOLOOR. Sara van Soloor was eers getroud met Claas Gerrit van Bengale en later met Christiaan. 3.3.1686 trou Claas Gerri...

6/17/2009 5/26/2014

(Divon Lan) it is not clear when Carel Jansz was freed from slavery, but he was already a free citizen in 1712, as he appears on the "Muster roll of the free settlers at the Cape" from 31/12/1712: (D...

2/28/2013 5/22/2014

Slave girl brought from Bengal to South Africa. Divon Lan 20/2/2013: Rebekka is my direct maternal ancestor (8th ggm through an all-female line), and my maternal haplogroup is R30a, which is exclusiv...

3/24/2009 5/22/2014

Johanna Wilhelmina van de Caap, SM/PROG (c.1776 - d.)


12/5/2008 5/20/2014

11/6/2008 5/19/2014

Sara Janse van de Kaap, SM MP (1792 - 1861)

"Sara van de Kemp"

Sara was bought and manumitted and married to Johannes Theodorus van der Kemp in 1806 According to her death notice, she must have been born in January 1792 (.KA, MOOC 6!9!96, no.8953), In 1807 a y...

3/22/2011 5/19/2014

5/19/2014 5/19/2014

Moses van Palliacata MP (deceased)

5/19/2014 5/19/2014

Damin 'Damoyi', SV/PROG MP (deceased)


Minna was possibly Mary Wilmot, the 7yr old survivor of the wreck of the East Indiaman, the Grosvenor in 1782. In 1907 William Bazley describes how, “after the women and children were abandoned ...

9/9/2013 5/18/2014

Susanna Biebouw, SM MP (1687 - 1713)

"Susanna Odendaal", "Biebouw", "Bibou", "Bibault", "Biebout"

See First Fifty Years Project Detief Bibault is named as a parent in the record of the baptism of Susanna Biebou on 23 February 1687 at Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, (Cape Town), de Caep de Goede ...

10/8/2007 5/18/2014

Maria Groothenning, b2 SM MP (c.1703 - c.1732)

"Maria Bok", "Maria Bock", "Marya Bok", "Eyman", "Verkouter"

Maria Groothenning See First Fifty Years Project and see Margaret Cairns, 'GERINGER AND BOK - A GENEALOGICAL JIG-SAW', attached. Inventaris van alle soodanige goederen als 'er zijn naargelaten en...

6/9/2008 5/18/2014

Anna Groothenning van Bengale, SM/PROG MP (1672 - c.1719)

"Goring", "Anna Marik", "Anna Bõck", "Groothenning van Bengale"

Anna Groothenning van Bengale was a South African Slave from Bengal, India circa 1700 at de Caep de Goede Hoop, owned by Hans Kasper Geringer mtDNA Haplogroup M There is conflicting information regar...

10/13/2007 5/18/2014

Evert van Guinea, SV/PROG MP (c.1639 - d.)

Evert van Guinea was born circa 1640 in Guinea. On 6 May 1658, Evert van Guinea and Anna van Guinea, Koddo van Guinea, Maria van Guinea, Oude Hans van Guinea, Jajenne van Guinea, Adouke van Guinea, D...

3/13/2009 5/18/2014

Maria Everts, b1 SM MP (c.1662 - c.1713)

"Maria van Bengale"

Maria Everts, b. circa 1663 Father Evert van Guinea b. c 1640 Mother Anna van Guinea b. c 1647 Maria Everts was born circa 1663 in Cabo de Boa Esperança. [Portuguese for Cape of Good Hope ...

3/13/2009 5/17/2014

Eva van Batavia, SM/PROG MP (c.1695 - d.)

Pieter Andries, d' Vader Andries Pietersen, de Moeder sijn slavin Eva, getúijgen Maria van Eden. 21st Decemb. 1711. - Stellenbosch Doopboek.

9/8/2012 5/17/2014

Susanna Visser, b1c7 SM (c.1694 - c.1779)

"SV1b1c7 SM", "Hattingh", "Rubek"

PROG 1b1c7 Susanna Visser x Hans Hendrik Hattingh; xx 10.2.1732 Wilhelm Rubeek, v. Wezel Maria van Negapatnam ..... Visser/Hattingh connection Maria must have been a slave from the South East coast...

9/2/2007 5/17/2014

Source: Turton Genealogy: Dr. Anthony Turton In a last will and testament dated 29/11/1713, Jacob Kops van der Kaap is listed as being a surviving child of Susanna van Batavia (p...

3/29/2009 5/17/2014

Jacob Kops, SV/PROG (1675 - d.)

The first Fifty Years Project Born circa 1680 at Weeshuis, Batavia. I always wondered why this grandfather was in the orphanage. Then I found this article on the internet: "The sexual behaviour o...

6/9/2008 5/17/2014

Magdalena Leij van de Caap, b1 SM MP (1697 - 1744)

"Magdalena COMBRINCK", "Magdalena COMBRINK", "Magdalena Combrink"

See First Fifty Years Project Inventaris van alle de goederen en contanten die naargelaten en met de dood sijn ontruijmt bij de vrijswartin, Armosijn Claasz: van de Caab ten voordeelen van haar kin...

8/18/2008 5/16/2014

Amsoeboe van Timor, SV/PROG MP (c.1640 - 1708)

"Amsoeboe", "Clasius", "Paaij Moor", "Paay Timorees."

Taken from a paper by Mansell Upham "Amsoeboe, his wife Inabe and daughters Iba and Baauw ‐ a politically exiled, but un‐enslaved, family from Timor ‐ is sent (20 March 1676) b...

7/11/2008 5/16/2014

Agnita Campher, b2 SM MP (c.1688 - c.1740)

"Antonetta", "Anthoinetta Kamfer", "Anthoinetta van der Swaan", "van Wijk", "Scholts;"

The reconstruction of her families are based on the inventory of the estate of Arij van Wijk (1731), the Estate Distribution Accounts of her son, Willem van Wijk Ariesz. who died without leaving childr...

8/24/2007 5/16/2014

Florentina Moses, SM/PROG MP (deceased)

"Florentina van die Kaap", "Kilian"

Florentina Kilian nee Moses gravestone has her date of death as c.1803 (Source: National Archives of South Africa); however, the National Archives has records of Wills for Florentina going up to 1815, ...

12/26/2010 5/16/2014

1/21/2013 5/14/2014

Adam van Batavia, SV/PROG MP (c.1684 - d.)

Slave of W.A. van der Stel [(1707) 6 Feb: r Adam of Batavia and Rosetta of Ceijlon under getuyge of . Maccasser Mary, gent - Catrina , lyfygene vand 'ed: e Mr Willem van der Stel].

5/27/2013 5/14/2014

Johannes Jansz van Ceijlon, SV/PROG MP (c.1700 - c.1769)

"Jan Janze / Johannes Jansz van van Ceylon", "Johannes Van Ceijlon", "Jan Jansz", "Johannes Janse"


10/31/2010 5/14/2014

Lijsbeth Sanders, SM MP (c.1659 - c.1743)

"Foster daughter of Anne van Guinea", "Lijsbeth Saunders", "sister of Armosijn"

Lijsbeth Sanders Reference - The First Fifty Years Project She is listed a vdk (van de Kaap) which suggests she may have been the daughter of a slave, either Indian, or KhoiSan.

7/23/2008 5/14/2014

Anna de Koning, SM MP (c.1661 - 1734)

"Anna de Coningh", "Bergh"

In 1655 koop Jan van Riebeeck die slavin Angela van Bengale(n) by Pieter Kemp. Toe Van Riebeeck se kleindogter, Johanna Maria, die Kaap in 1710 besoek, skryf sy in ’n brief van “Ansiela&#...

9/7/2007 4/5/2013

Elisabeth Pieterse van de Kaap, SM/PROG (deceased)

"Anna Elisabeth van die Caap"

Elisabeth Pieterse (i.e. Anna Elisabeth of the C., according to Baptismal Reg. under 17.8.1760) Source : Archives year book for South African History

2/8/2013 2/8/2013

Louisa van die Kaap, PROG (deceased)

"Louidsa of the Cape"

2/8/2013 2/8/2013

Sara Margaretha van die Kaap, PROG (deceased)

"Sara Margaretha of the Cape"

2/8/2013 2/8/2013

Dirk van Guinea, SV/PROG MP (c.1628 - d.)

11/19/2012 1/30/2013

Anna van Guinea, SM/PROG MP (c.1647 - d.)

Anna van Guinea was born circa 1647 in Guinea. Circa 1670 Anna van Guinea and Evert van Guinea were in a de facto relationship de Caep de Goede Hoop. On 6 May 1658,Anna van Guinea and Koddo van Gui...

3/13/2009 1/30/2013

Armosyn Claasz van de Caep, SM MP (c.1661 - c.1733)

"Amosijn", "Armosyn de Cleine", "van de Caep", "Armosyn"

Armosyn Claasz, Cape Born, appears never to be recorded halfslagh - see Mansell Upham in 'Armosyn Revisited'. See First Fifty Year Project at Armozyn/Armosyn Claasz van de Kaap It would seem that...

7/23/2008 9/6/2011

Sara van Madagascar, SM/PROG MP (c.1667 - d.)

Children Joannes bapt. 3 Dec 1690 Jacobus bapt. 18 Mar 1691 Cornelis bapt. 16 Aug 1693 First 50 Years Project

7/23/2008 5/25/2011

Dorothea of Bengale South African Slave Baptised as an adult in 1765. x wife of Oltman Ahlers, married 10 Dec 1780, Cape Town. She was his slave, whom he had emancipated in 1772. 7 children. ...

8/28/2010 4/23/2011

Catharina Wagenmakers, SM MP (c.1658 - 1696)

"Catharina Beyers", "Catherina van de Kaap", "Catrijn Vrijman", "Catharijn"

See First Fifty Years Project On 19 February 1679 she was a slave owned by the VOC (Vereenigde Oostindische Compagnie) and 13 March 1680 was emancipated by resolution of the Council of Policy at a me...

11/1/2007 4/9/2011

Willem Stolts, SV/PROG MP (c.1692 - 1750)

"Willem van der Caap"

Willem Stolts was a slave for the first 32 years of his life. At the time of his death he was described as a vrij swart (free black). He was born into slavery in 1692 as Willem van de Caab and remained...

3/29/2009 1/24/2011

Diana van Madagascar, SM/PROG MP (c.1664 - d.)

"Diana van Madagascar", "Diana van de Kaap", "Biebow", "van der Stel"

The First Fifty Years Project See this page for source references etc. Diana van Madagascar Born in 1664/65 at Madagascar. Baptism Diana van Madagascar was baptized on 17 June 1703 at Nederduitsch...

11/1/2007 1/22/2011

Sophia Kluijsman van de Caap, SM/PROG MP (deceased)

"Sophia Kluysman", "Sophia Greyvenstein"

Sophia Kluysman van de Kaap was an emancipated slave married Johan Jacob Greyvenstein/ Greifenstein on 30 July 1769 in Cape Town - born on the 20 March 1726 in Klein Ulmstadt. He died in Cape Town on 2...

6/9/2008 1/13/2011

Maria van Negapatnam, SM/PROG (c.1669 - 1754)

"van de Cust Coromandel", "van Penangatham", "van bengalia", "Maria van Bengale"

Coenraad het 'n paar kinders met die slavin Maria van Negapatnam ook bekend as Maria van Bengale gehad. Maria was gebore c1669, en sy word gedoop as 'n volwassene op 8 Julie 1721 te Stellenbosch toe ...

6/9/2008 1/13/2011

Catharina van Paliacatta, SM/PROG MP (c.1631 - c.1683)

"Groote Catrijn in Batavia", "van Bengale"


7/8/2007 1/13/2011

Anna Maria Been van Klapmuts, SM/PROG MP (c.1659 - c.1685)

"Helena", "Been", "Beun van Klapmuts"

South African Slave: born c. 1675 in Malabar, India. Mother of Domingo v.d.K b c. 1676/7 - father Antonij van Malabar. SAG. Vol. 15 page 260 claim that she was the mother of 3 of Johann Vosloo's ch...

9/13/2007 1/13/2011

Catharina van Malabar, SM/PROG MP (c.1637 - 1703)

"Katrijn", "Catharina Claasen/Catarina van de Cust Coromandel", "Catryn"

Catharina van Malabar The First Fifty Years Project Cornelis Claasz b. c 1650, d. c 1688 Children Adriaantje Gabrielsz+11 b. b 13 Nov 1667 Claes Cornelisz van de Caep12 b. b 6 Feb 1673 Co...

9/16/2007 1/13/2011

Anthonij Jansz van Bengale Born c.1646 Bengal. Baptism 12 September 1670 Cape Town Marriage Catharina van Paliacatta on 20 December 1671 Cape of Good Hope. Died before 17 December 1682 ...

7/8/2007 1/13/2011

Koddo van Guinea, SM/PROG MP (c.1640 - d.)

"Slavin van der E. Companjie"

More information about her can be found in the First Fifty Years project online: She arrived enslaved at the Cape on board the Hasselt from Popo, Benin, amongst 220 slaves acquired in Benin - and des...

6/2/2008 1/13/2011

Maria Claasen, SM MP (c.1678 - c.1713)

"Maria van Bengale", "Maria Cornelisse", "Maghtelt Cornelisse", "Maria Claassen"

From and the informing article by N Upham 1678 . . .den selfden dito (27 October) Maria Cornelis Claessen en Catrina Mallebaar. NGK Kaapstad. GERRIT WILLEMS in sy 20tiger jare, ...

8/24/2007 1/13/2011

Cecilia van Angola, SM/PROG MP (c.1650 - c.1686)

6/9/2008 1/13/2011

Angela Ansiela van Bengale, SM/PROG MP (c.1648 - 1720)

"Angela van Bengale", "Ansela"

Angela/Ansela van Bengale Arrived at the Cape on board the Amerfoort by Pieter Kemp in 1656/7. She was born about 1648 in Bengal, India. She was bapt. on 29 April 1668 at Nederduitsch Gereformeer...

9/7/2007 1/13/2011

It is possible that Catrijn was owned by Johannes Lombard according to his inventory although there may well have been other Catrijn van Madagascar. She would have been over 70 years old which is perha...

6/9/2008 1/13/2011

Apollonia van Badaga, SM/PROG MP (c.1680 - c.1715)

"Appollona van Badaga"

6/9/2008 1/13/2011

Louis van Bengale, SV/PROG MP (c.1652 - c.1716)

Reference The First Fifty Years Project Louis van Bengale Born c.1653 Bengal Baptised 5 May 1675 at Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, (Cape Town), de Caep de Goede Hoop, the record describes him a...

11/6/2008 1/13/2011

Cornelia Arabus, SM/PROG MP (c.1647 - d.)

"Cornelia Arabus van Abyssinia"

See 'Armosyn Revisited' and 'Made or Marred by Time ... the Other Armozijn & two enslaved Arabian ‘princesses' at the Cape of Good Hope (1656)' by Mansell Upham on She had the following ...

6/9/2008 1/13/2011

Rosetta van Bengale, SM/PROG MP (c.1690 - 1764)

"Rosetta van de Kust", "van Bengalen", "Rosetta of Bengal"

The Rosetta van Bengale who owned Rosetta van Java prior to 1719 was CHILDLESS and the same one who drew up a will in 1739 with Rosetta van Java (Boegies)'s children Jacob Jansz and Adolph Jonker plus ...

3/29/2009 1/12/2011

Ansela van de Caap, b2 SM MP (c.1665 - 1735)

"Ansela van de Kaap", "Ansiela van de Caep", "Angela", "Ansila", "Ansela Campher"

The paper Pai Timor by Mansell Upham changes much of what has been written in this summary, and needs to be consider the definitive version of this family. Please see this document for full citation et...

8/24/2007 1/12/2011

Susanna van Mombasa, SM/PROG MP (c.1660 - d.)

"van Bambaser", "Susanna from Bombasa", "van Bombasa", "Susanna van Bambasa", "Susanna van Macassar"

Gerrit Gerrits of Gerritz v. Oldenburg. As soldaat vermeld in 1693, burger 1698, †1730. Hy het vyf onegte kinders gehad by Susanna, v. Bombassa. __ The First Fifty Years Project Susann...

11/6/2008 1/12/2011

Maaij van Angola, SM/PROG MP (c.1645 - d.)

"Claasje", "Marselij van Angola"

Claasje NN b. circa 1650 Birth* Claasje NN was born circa 1650.1 Slave VOC* On 5 July 1671 was a slave owned by the VOC (Vereenigde Oostindische Compagnie) at the Cape.1 Family 1 Leendert ...

6/2/2008 1/12/2011