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  • Domingo van Angola (bef.1666 - d.)
    1666.04.06 Domingo m Angola Seller: Abraham Gabemma. Buyer: Albert Diemer Gabemma leaves Cape
  • Lare (or Hilary) Criolyo (bef.1627 - aft.1683)
    • Lare Criolyo was born a black or 1/2 black Creole slave (half Caribbean Euro/Portuguese/Spanish, & half black). Capt. Jan de Vries came to New Netherland in 1644 and brought Hilary with him. He had b...
  • Nicolaes Emanuel van Angola (1649 - aft.1737)
    Origins near the "Fresh Water Pond", Chatham Square or Out Ward, Manhattan Cohen p. 26: Three of the colored* landowners living near the Fresh Water in the 1670s were John De Vries {aka Jan de Vries ...
  • Cecilia van Angola (c.1650 - d.)
  • Christijn van Guinea (bef.1661 - d.)
    1661.09.28 Mary Creole Age: 1 Seller: Johannes van Riebeeck Buyer: Abraham Gabbema Father: Deuxsous of Guinea Mother: Christjin. Believe the Father and Mother were slaves of the VOC

Introduction:

Ambundu people in Angola

*Nzinga 'Anna' Mbande, Queen of the Ndongo and Matamba

Slave Trade:

Slaves to the Cape:

Female

  • Catharina/ Catarina van Angola Catarina van Angola
  • Cecilia [van Angola?]: Cecilia van Angola, SM/PROG / Cecilia van Angola
  • Christina / Christijn van Angola
  • Marselij / Pollecij /Vlossijk aka Maaij [Mae] Claesje / Claasje(n) / KLasje: 'Maaij' Claesje van Angola
  • Jansz: van Angola [dies 1732]
  • Dorothea /Dorothe van Angola: Dorothe Swerisse, SM/Prog
  • Elisabeth /Lijsbeth van Angola, aka Sabba van Angola (dies 1694)
  • Francina / Francyn / Francijn / Fransika van Angola
  • Isabel / Isabella / Isabelle van Angola
  • Maaij (Mae) Isabella / Ijsabelle van Angola (born c 1642)
  • Margaretha / Griet [van Angola?]
  • Maria van Angola
  • Maria Pekenijn van Angola

Male:

Slaves to New Netherland

(Dutch control period)
There are several GENi dot com projects that list slaves given the name <ANGOLA> and variations, among which are:

  1. New Amsterdam Baptisms (53 times)
  2. New Amsterdam Marriages (12 times)

<ANGOLA> and <VAN ANGOLA> was one of the most prominent surnames among slaves in New Amsterdam. There is much to be studied about the descendants of these individuals as families spread out across North America after the cessation of Dutch rule. ~• See:

  1. New Amsterdam Origins ~ African Immigrants
  2. Ramapo Mountain People
  3. one New Amsterdam van Angola line that stretches to the present day

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