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  • Angela Basson (van Bengale) (c.1648 - bef.1720)
    Angela/Ansela van Bengale -------------------------------------------- Angela's voorchildren Den 29 [Maert] April 1668. Cape zijn gedoopt [...] na gedaen belydenisse twe bejaerde personen, wa...
  • Anna Groothenning van Bengale, SM/PROG (1672 - aft.1719)
    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...
  • Anthonij Jansz van Bengale, SV/PROG (1638 - bef.1682)
    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 ...
  • Catharina Bock b3 (c.1705 - d.)
    Birth Date 1705 Death Date 1740 First Name Catharina Last Name Gaucher Maiden Name Bock Gender Female Catharina Bok The First Fifty Years Project Born before 27 December 1705 Father...
  • Catharina van Bengale, SM/PROG (1651 - d.)
    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 ...

About the van Bengale surname

In the early years of South Africa slaves was called only by name and inhereted the place of origin as a surname by way of calling. Bengaal - or in this case as English it will be, van Bengale - is situated in Indië.