Lijsbeth Arabus, SM/PROG

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Lijsbeth Arabus, SM/PROG

Birthplace: Madagascar
Immediate Family:

Wife of PN NN and Gerrit Sandersz
Partner of Willem NN
Mother of Armosijn de Groote van de Kaap, SM; Lijsbeth Sanders, SM and Pieter Willemsz: Tamboer
Sister of Cornelia Arabus, SM/PROG

Managed by: Patric Tariq Mellet
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About Lijsbeth Arabus, SM/PROG

Lijsbeth Arabus - a 'royal' Madagascar slave, gifted by Admiral PN de la Roche St. Andre, to Maria de la Queillerie in 1656 at the Cape; transaction later revoked & Lijsbeth & sister Cornelia became property of VOC.

  • • Lijsbeth Sanders
  • • Pieter Willemsz
  • • Armosyn

Possible mtDNA Haplogroup L3b3

Born circa 1645 in Abyssinia and captured on Madagascar OR near Golfe d'Aden, on the Horn of Africa

Baptized before August 1665 Cape Town

Lijsbeth Arabus and Cornelia Arabus were gifted by Admiral PN de la Roche St. Andre, to Maria de la Queillerie on 29 March 1656. This transaction was revoked by the Visiting VOC Commissioner Ryckloff van Goen senior, and Lijsbeth and Cornelia then became the property of the Company who could be hired out to officials.

The slave Lijsbeth Arabus was placed on loan from the Company in service to Hendrick Hendricksz Boom before 16 April 1657. On 6 Sept 1665 she was a slave owned by Wouter Mostert.

She possibly had 3 Children

  1. Armosyn de Groote van de Caep b. c 1658, d. after 13 May 1713
  2. Lijsbeth Sanders bapt 2 Mar 1659, d. c 1743
  3. Pieter Willemsz Tamboer van de Caep bapt 18 Jul 1660, d. 1729

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Lijsbeth Arabus, SM/PROG's Timeline

March 2, 1659
Age 14
Caep de Goede Hoop, South Africa
Age 15
Age 34