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, 1843Population of the town of Caldwell     Page 1

Names Age No. in family Date Where born Connexionsin the colony Profession Extent of education Health
Joseph Blackledge 37 - August, 1842 - - Trader Reads Infirm
Ann Blackledge 34 - do - Joseph Blackledge’s wife - None do
Irven Earley 13 - June, 1830 - Orphan Apprentice do do
Albert Paylin 10 - - In the colony do do At school do
Josiah Peal 9 5 - do do do do do
Patience Scott 34 - Jan., 1832 - - Washerwoman None Good
Maria Stephens 21 - August, 1842 - Patience Scott’s cousin do do do
Calvin Stephens 20 - do - Maria Stephen’s brother Laborer do do
Louisa Scott 14 - Jan., 1832 - Patience Scott’s daughter - At school do
Merinda Scott 16 - do - Patience Scott’s sister - None do
Jackson Scott 9 6 - In the colony Patience Scott’s son - At school do
Francis Clarke 30 - Feb., 1826 - - Carpenter None do
Milly Clarke 26 - March, 1826 - Francis Clarke’s wife - do do
Charlotte Clarke 50 - Feb., 1826 - Francis Clarke’s mother Nurse do Feeble
Thomas Morris 22 - March, 1826 - George Morris’s brother Laborer do do
George Morris 24 - do - - do do do
Harriet Clarke 2 - - In the colony Daughter of F. and C. - - do
Nancy Scott 3 - - do Daughter of P. Scott - - do
Abagail Scott 2 - - do do - - do
Simon Smith 55 - Feb., 1838 - - Laborer None Decline
Tana Smith 28 - April, 1835 - Simon Smith’s wife - do Good
Anthony Smith 2 11 - In the colony Son of Simon and Tana Smith - - do
Benjamin Gordon 48 - Sept., 1839 - - Farmer do do
Malinda Gordon 46 - do - Benjamin Gordon’s wife - do do
Rebecca Gordon 19 - do - Daughter of B. and Malinda Gordon - do do
Lucretia Gordon 18 - do - do - do do
Sampson Gordon 14 - do - Son of Benj. and Malinda Gordon - do do
John Crocket 23 6 Dec., 1830 - - Laborer do do
Allen Travis 25 - Jan., 1832 - - Constable Reads and writes do
Louisa Travis 25 - do - Allen Travis’s wife - None do
Chauncy Travis 4 - - In the colony Son of Allen and Louisa Travis - - do
William Travis 4 - - do do - - do
Josephine Travis 2 - - do Daughter of A. and Louisa Travis - - do
Deborah Turner 14 6 Jan., 1832 - Orphan Apprentice None do
Charles Carter 49 - June, 1832 - - Farmer do do
Lucretia Carter 45 - April, 1835 - Charles Carter’s wife - do do
Elsey Carter 13 - June, 1832 - Charles Carter’s daughter - do do
Serina Carter 10 - - In the colony do - At school do
Jesse Galapsey 30 - August, 1842 - Charles Carter’s son-in-law Farmer None do
Eliza Galapsey 19 - Jan., 1833 - Jesse Galapsey’s wife - None Good
James Leiper 6 - August, 1842 - Orphan Apprentice do do
Allen Leiper 4 8 do - do do do Feeble
Hopkins Erskines 23 - Feb., 1830 - - School teacher Liberal Good
Eliza Erskines 19 - Jan., 1833 - Hopkins Erskine’s wife - Reads and writes do
Ann Greenfield 48 - Oct., 1831 - - Nurse None do
Mahala Greenfield 12 - do - Ann Greenfield’s daughter - do do
Rhoda Bryan 18 - do - - Washerwoman do do
Egleton Bryan 2 - - In the colony Rhoda Bryan’s son - - do
Asa Williams 40 - Sept., 1839 - - Farmer None do
Martha Williams 24 - do - Asa Williams’s wife - do do
Eliza Williams 10 - do - Asa Williams’s sister - do do
John Williams 2 10 - In the colony Son of Asa and Martha Williams - do do
Philip Pritchard 46 - March, 1826 - - Justice of the Peace Reads and writes do
Ovelton Pritchard 18 - do - Philip Pritchard’s daughter - None do
Moses Pritchard 12 - - In the colony Philip Pritchard’s son - At school do
James Pritchard 7 - - do do - do do
Henry Russell 22 - July, 1833 - - Laborer None do
Penina Russell 16 6 do - Henry Russell’s sister - do do
Thomas Travis 27 - Jan., 1832 - - Carpenter Reads do
Rebecca Travis 23 - Feb., 1828 - Wife of Thomas Travis - Reads and writes do
Thomas Travis, jr. 4 - - In the colony Son of F. and R. - - do
Mary Travis 2 - - do Daughter of F. and R. - - do
Eliza Harvey 7 - - do Rebecca’s sister - At school do
Martha Scott 16 - Jan., 1832 - Thomas’s sister - None do
Robert Scott 17 - do - Thomas’s brother Sawyer do do
Lavinia Scott 14 - do - Thomas’s sister - do do
Alfred Scott 12 - do - Thomas’s brother - do do
Copeland Scott 11 10 do - do - do do
J. H. Tan 42 - Jan., 1831 - - Shoe maker Reads do
Mary Tan 11 - do - J. H. Tan’s daughter - At school do
Martha Tan 9 - - In the colony do - do do
Easter Duck 55 - Jan., 1832 - - Nurse None Decline
Croco Wallow 28 - Sept., 1839 - - Farmer do Good
Samuel Wallow 26 - do - - do do do
Harper Wallow 25 - do - - do do do
Lucy Briant 44 - July, 1833 - S. Briant’s widow Nurse do Feeble
George Briant 9 - - In the colony Lucy’s son - do Good
Alfred Briant 7 10 - do do - do do
John Mitchell 28 - March, 1826 - - Laborer do do
Peggy Mitchell 30 - April, 1827 - John’s wife - do Decline
Davis Spellman 5 - - In the colony John’s step-son - do Good
Thomas Spellman 5 - - do do - None do
Mary Tour 13 5 - do Orphan - do do
Timothy Pritchard 47 - March, 1826 - - Farmer Reads and writes do
Lucinda Pritchard 24 - Oct., 1826 - Timothy’s wife - None do
John Pritchard 2 - - In the colony Son of T. and L. Pritchard - - do
Timothy Pritchard 1 - - do do - - do
Martha Warrington 12 - Oct., 1826 - Orphan Apprentice None do
James Wallo 28 - Sept., 1829 - - Farmer do do
Jane Wallo 24 - Jan., 1828 - James’s wife - do do
Milly Jordan 17 - April, 1835 - James’s sister - do do
Thomas Duck 10 - do - - Apprentice At school do
Lacky Waller 29 - Sept., 1839 - - Farmer do do
Judy Waller 53 - Jan., 1828 - Lacky’s wife Nurse do do
John Tisdale 19 - do - Judy’s son Laborer do do
Melvina White 10 - - In the colony - Apprentice do do
Judy Smith 50 - Jan., 1832 - - Nurse do Feeble
Judy Smith 23 15 do - Judy’s daughter Washerwoman do Good
Anarchy White 30 - Feb., 1828 - - Seamstress do do
Gadsey Outland 19 - do - Anarchy’s sister - do do
Elizabeth Outland 10 - - In the colony do - do do
Levy Chapel 22 - Oct., 1831 - - Laborer do do
Mary Walker 32 - July, 1833 - Lewis’s sister Washerwoman do do
Irvin Walker 5 - - In the colony Mary’s son - - do
Lucilla Walker 4 - - do Mary’s daughter - - do
Elizabeth Walker 2 - - do do - - do
Henry Hase 42 - Sept., 1839 - - Farmer None do
Eliza Hase 27 - do - Henry’s wife - do do
Charles Thompson 6 11 - In the colony Eliza’s son - At school do
Daniel Ware 48 - Feb., 1833 - - Shoe maker Reads do
Edy Ware 46 - do - Daniel’s wife - None do
Isam Smith 13 - Feb., 1828 - Hartwell Smith’s brother Laborer None Good
William Smith 10 - do - do - At school do
George Willis 18 - do - - - None do
David Teage 10 - - In the colony - Apprentice do do
Thomas Brown 9 - - do Brother of George do do do
James Curvell 9 - - do - do do do
Jack Moore 8 - - do - - At school do
Sarah Willis 5 10 - do Orphan - - do