Census of the Colony of Liberia — September, 1843, Population of the Town of Caldwell

ROLL OF EMIGRANTS THAT HAVE BEEN SENT TO THE COLONY OF LIBERIA, WESTERN AFRICA, BY THE AMERICAN COLONIZATION SOCIETY AND ITS AUXILIARIES, TO SEPTEMBER, 1843, &cTranscribed from “Information relative to the operations of the United States squadron on the west coast of Africa, the condition of the American colonies there, and the commerce of the United States therewith,” 28th Congress, 2d. Session, S. Doc. 150, serial 458.

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CENSUS OF THE COLONY OF LIBERIA —- SEPTEMBER, 1843

Population of the town of Caldwell  Page 2

Names Age No. in family Date Where born Connexionsin the colony Profession Extent of education Health
N. Bradley 48 - June, 1832 - - Farmer None Good
Sophia Bradley 15 - do - Neptune’s daughter - do do
Elizabeth Bradley 12 - do - do - At school do
Lucy Bradley 14 - do - do - None do
Squire Bradley 13 - do - Neptune’s son - do do
William Bradley 8 - - In the colony do - At school do
Judy Bradley 10 - - do Neptune’s daughter - do do
Henry Trueblood 13 9 June, 1832 - Orphan Apprentice None do
John Trueblood 8 - - In the colony do do At school do
Eliza Gray 39 - July, 1836 - Widow of Brazil Gray Farmeress None Feeble
Mark Gray 13 - do - Son of B. and Eliza Gray - do Good
Washington Gray 8 - - In the colony do - do do
Mary E. Gray 6 - - do Daughter of B. and Eliza Gray - At school do
Elizabeth Gray 4 5 - do do - None do
Absalom Gray 28 - Jan., 1832 - - Farmer None do
Maria Gray 24 - do - Absalom’s wife - do Feeble
Berry Gray 14 - do - Absalom’s brother Farmer do do
Harriot Gray 12 - do - Absalom’s sister - do do
Lewis Gray 8 - - In the colony A. and M. Gray’s son - At school do
Joseph Gray 7 - - do do - do do
Thomas Rix 30 7 Jan., 1832 - None Farmer None Decline
Debrick Simpson 26 - April, 1835 - G. Simpson’s son do Reads Good
Matilda Simpson 27 - June, 1832 - Debrick’s wife - None do
Rosannah Simpson 1 - - In the colony Daughter of D. and M. Simpson - - do
Jerry Simpson 10 4 - do Orphan - None do
Ransom Jones 43 - June, 1832 - - Farmer do do
Nelly Jones 34 - do - Ransom’s wife - do do
Henry Jones 2 3 - In the colony Son of R. and N. Jones - - do
Henry Mumford 45 - Feb., 1830 - - Farmer Reads do
Martha Mumford 30 - Jan., 1832 - Henry’s wife - None Good
Henry Mumford 6 - - In the colony Son of H. and M. Mumford - At school do
William Mumford 4 - - do do - - do
Wesley Mumford 2 - - do do - - do
Kitty A. Brown 6 6 Sept., 1839 - Orphan - At school do
John Jamieson 48 - Jan., 1833 - - Farmer None do
Hagar Jamieson 25 - Sept., 1839 - John’s wife - do do
Sarah Jamieson 6 - - In the colony John’s daughter - At school do
Susannah Jamieson 4 - - do do - - do
Henry Rix 14 - Jan., 1832 - None Apprentice None do
Anthony Jones 50 - do - - Farmer do Decline
Michael Jones 25 - do - Anthony Jones’s son do do Good
Jane Jones 16 - do - Anthony Jones’s daughter - do do
James Pritlaw 5 - - In the colony Orphan Apprentice do do
John Butler 24 10 Aug., 1835 - - Farmer do do
Maria Butler 28 - March, 1833 - Widow of Richard Butler Washerwoman do do
Josiah Butler 18 - do - Maria Butler’s brother Farmer do do
William Butler 5 - - In the colony Son of R. and M. Butler - - do
Richard Butler 3 4 - do do - - do
Eli Rix 38 - Jan., 1832 - - Farmer None do
Sally Ann Rix 26 - do - Eli Rix’s wife - do Feeble
William Henry Rix 7 - - In the colony Son of Elis and Sally Ann Rix - At school Good
Samuel W. Rix 5 - - do do - - do
Matilda Rix 4 - - do Daughter of Eli and Sally Ann Rix - - do
Patsey Brown 40 - Jan., 1832 - - Nurse None Decline
Samuel Butler 24 - do - Patsey Brown’s son-in-law Farmer do Good
Stephen Butler 14 - do - Samuel Butler’s brother - do do
Samuel Butler, jr. 12 9 do - Samuel Butler’s cousin - do do
William Artis 40 - do - - Farmer do Feeble
Jordan Artis 21 - do - William Artis’s son do do Good
Jesse Brown 32 - do - - do do do
Eliza Brown 37 - do - Jesse Brown’s wife - do do
Thomas Bruckston 13 - do - Orphan Apprentice do do
Eony Scott 13 6 do - do do do do
Nathaniel Earley 53 - June, 1830 - - Farmer do do
Anna Earley 37 - do - Nathaniel Earley’s wife - do do
Nathaniel Earley, jr. 10 - - In the colony Son of Nathaniel and Ann Earley - At school do
Zachariah Earley 8 - - do do - do do
Jefferson Earley 4 - - do do - - do
Mary Earley 2 - - do Daughter of Nath. And Ann Earley - - do
Easter Lucas 42 - June, 1830 - - Nurse None do
Jonathan Lucas 14 - do - Easter Lucas’s son - do do
Yancy Valentine 29 - Aug., 1842 - - Stone mason do do
Sarah Valentine 24 10 do - Yancy Valentine’s wife - do do
Michael Robertson 44 - Feb., 1833 - - Farmer do do
Jane Robertson 26 - Sept., 1839 - Michael Robertson’s wife - do do
James F. Robertson 5 - - In the colony Son of M. and J. Robertson - do do
Rosetta Robertson 1 - - do Daughter of M. and J. Robertson - - do
Calvin Douglas 22 - Feb., 1828 - - Laborer None do
Milly Douglas 16 - October, 1831 - Calvin Douglas’s sister - do do
Marinda Robertson 8 7 Feb., 1833 - Michael Robertson’s daughter - do do
Marvell Smith 30 - Aug., 1842 - - Carpenter do do
Emeline Smith 22 - do - Marvell Smith’s wife - do do
Eveline Smith 7 - do - Emeline Smith’s sister - At school do
Joanna Smith 5 4 do - Daughter of M. and E. Smith - - do
Sampson Dozier 45 - October, 1831 - - Farmer None do
Maria Dozier 29 - do - Sampson Dozier’s wife - do do
Peter Dozier 22 - do - Sampson Dozier’s brother Farmer do do
Joseph Dozier 16 - do - do do do do
Easter Dozier 14 - do - Sampson Dozier’s sister do do do
M. Commander 21 - do - - do do do
Martha Smith 16 7 do - None - do do
Nancy Spellman 42 - Jan., 1831 - Widow of H. Spellman Washerwoman do do
Benjamin Spellman 15 - do - Nancy Spellman’s son - do do
William Spellman 6 - - In the colony do - At school do
Martha Spellman 4 - - do Nancy Spellman’s daughter - - do
Harriet Spellman 3 - - do do - - Feeble
Milly Spellman 2 - - do do - - Good
Tempy Briant 13 7 Feb., 1838 - Orphan - None do
Zion Harris 38 - Feb., 1830 - - Trader Reads do
Martha Harris 28 - do - Zion Harris’s wife - Reads and writes do
Mary Kennedy 16 - August, 1842 - Zion Harris’s cousin - do Feeble
Robert Kennedy 12 - do - do - At school Good
Berry Ben 13 - Jan., 1832 - - Apprentice do do
William Harris 14 - do - Orphan do None do
N. Tamor 6 7 - In the colony do do At school do
G. S. Brown 45 - Feb., 1838 - - Missionary Liberal do
Harriet Brown 29 - Feb., 1833 - Wife of G. S. Brown - None do
Hannah Brown 2 - - In the colony Daughter of G. S. and H. Brown - - do
William Harper 8 - - do Orphan Apprentice At school do
Maria Briggs 29 - Jan., 1832 - - Washerwoman None do
Frank Briggs 19 - do - Maria Brigg’s brother Laborer do do
Hancy Briggs 8 - - In the colony Maria Brigg’s sister - At school do
Julian Briggs 7 - - do do - do do
Moses Ligans 23 - Feb., 1833 - None Blind None do
Isaac Simons 30 - March, 1826 - - Farmer do do
Ann Simons 27 - Jan., 1831 - Isaac Simon’s wife - do do
Amos Simons 10 - - In the colony Isaac Simon’s brother - do do
Mordecai Simons 4 - - do Son of Isaac and H. - - do
Clarissa Simons 6 - - do Isaac Simon’s sister - At school do
Zachariah Simons 2 11 - do Son of Isaac and A. Simon - - do
Isaac Lawrence 32 - Feb., 1828 - - Sawyer Reads and writes do
Emily Lawrence 32 - do - Isaac Lawrence’s wife - None do
Adeline Lawrence 14 - - In the colony Isaac Lawrence’s sister - Reads do
Samuel White 60 - Feb., 1828 - - Farmer None Decline
Lucy Pray 50 - August, 1842 - - Nurse do Good
Edward Pray 16 - do - Lucy Pray’s son Laborer do do
Betsey Pray 13 - do - Lucy Pray’s daughter - At school do
Edward Anderson 60 - do - - Farmer None Infirm
Patience Anderson 53 - do - Edward Anderson’s wife - do do
Alexander Rix 45 - Sept., 1839 - - Farmer do do
Louisa Prescot 44 - do - - Seamstress do do
Henry Prescot 17 - do - Louisa Prescot’s son Laborer do do
Sarah Prescot 13 - do - Louisa Prescot’s daughter - At school do
George Prescot 8 7 do - Louisa Prescot’s son - do do