Census of the Colony of Liberia, September 1843 – Town of Monrovia – Page 2

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, &c

Transcribed 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 Monrovia

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Names Age No. in family Date Where born Connexions in the colony Profession Extent of education Health
Frances Teage 55 - March, 1821 - Colin Teague’s widow - Reads and writes Feeble
Mary E. Miston 20 - July, 1837 - - Servant None Good
Hannah Simons 18 - - In the colony - Washerwoman do do
Ellen Milton 8 - - do - Apprentice Reads print do
Barthus Long 5 - - do - do None do
Laurel Burnell 8 6 - do - do do do
George Ellis 32 - August, 1842 - - Teacher Reads do
Colinette Ellis 34 - March, 1821 - George Ellis’s wife - Liberal do
William A. Johnson 11 3 - In the colony Son of C. Ellis - At school do
Reid Cooper 35 - March, 1829 - - Seaman None do
Marinda Cooper 28 - March, 1825 - Reid Cooper’s wife - do do
Randolph Cooper 11 - - In the colony Son of Reid and Marinda Cooper - At school do
Garret Cooper 8 - - do do - do do
Mary A. Williams 25 - March, 1825 - Sister to Marinda - Reads do
W. Cooper 20 - do - - Laborer None do
Elizabeth Cooper 19 - do - - Servant do do
George Cooper 10 - - In the colony - - At school do
Thomas Prout 15 9 Jan., 1833 - - Apprentice Reads and writes do
Samuel W. Wheeler 45 - Jan., 1828 - - Carpenter None do
Huldah Wheeler 44 - do - S. W. Wheeler’s wife - do do
Catharine Wheeler 19 - do - S. W. and H. Wheeler’s daughter - Reads and writes do
Sarah Wheeler 6 - - In the colony do - do do
Eliza Wheeler 5 - - do do - At school do
Martha Richardson 25 6 March, 1829 - - Washerwoman None do
James Taylor 25 - Feb., 1843 - - Laborer do Feeble
Charles Willis 23 - do - - do do do
Eliza Lynch 30 - do - - Seamstress do do
Francis Miller 17 - do - - - do do
Elmira Lynch 13 - do - - - do do
Emeline Lynch 10 - do - Daughter of Eliza - do do
Moses G. Lynch 7 - do - Son of Eliza - do do
John A. Lynch 5 - do - do - do do
Henry J. Lynch 3 - do - do - do do
Clarissa Curd 23 - July, 1840 - - Nurse do Good
Ann Curd 2 11 - In the colony Daughter of Clarissa Curd - - do
Moore James 23 - March, 1826 - - Seaman Reads and writes do
Diana James 22 - June, 1832 - M. James’s wife - do do
Martha Skipwith 13 - do - P. Skipwith’s daughter - do do
Julia Nichols 21 4 August, 1842 - - Seamstress Reads do
Peyton Skipwith 45 - June, 1832 - - Stone mason do do
Matilda Skipwith 19 - do - P. Skipwith’s daughter - Reads and writes do
Alfred Jacox 15 - April, 1834 - - Apprentice None do
Stocky Skinner 12 - March, 1829 - - do do do
John Watkins 12 - do In the colony - do do do
Harrison Story 11 - - do - do do do
Nash Peal 10 - June, 1832 - - do do do
John Faulkner 21 8 April, 1834 - - Stone mason do do
Mary Smith 45 - Feb., 1838 - John Smith’s widow - do do
George Smith 10 - do - Son of Mary and John Smith - do do
Lucinda Smith 8 3 do - Daughter of Mary and John Smith - do do
D. B. Warner 28 - March, 1823 - Jacob Warner’s son Collector Liberal do
Rachel Warner 25 - March, 1826 - D. B. Warner’s wife - Reads and writes do
Theodore Warner 3 - - In the colony Son of D. B. and R. Warner - At school do
Moses Warner 2 - - do do - - do
John Warner 1 - - do do - - do
Polly Anderson 18 - Jan., 1831 - - Servant None do
Alexander White 3 7 - In the colony D. B. Warner’s nephew - do do
John T. Richardson 34 - March, 1829 - - Trader Reads and writes do
Julia Ann Richardson 34 - March, 1825 - John T. Richardson’s wife - do do
Mary Eliza Richardson 11 - - In the colony Dau’ter of J. T. and J. A. Richardson - At school do
Virginia Richardson 9 - - do do - do do
Obadiah Richardson 7 - - do Son of J. T. and J. A. Richardson - do do
Sarah Richardson 6 - - do Dau’ter of J. T. and J. A. Richardson - do do
Nathaniel Richardson 3 7 - do Son of J. T. and J. A. Richardson - - do
Francis Bullock 25 - Jan., 1828 - - Washerwoman None do
Charles Bullock 19 - do - Brother of Francis Bullock Apprentice Reads do
Jane Bullock 20 - do - Sister of Francis Bullock - None do
Mary Bullock 14 - do - do - do do
John Bullock 12 - do - Brother of Francis Bullock Apprentice - do
Josephine Bullock 10 - - In the colony Niece of Francis Bullock - At school do
Sarah Bullock 20 - - do do - - do
Emeline White 20 8 July, 1841 - - Washerwoman - do
William Brown 26 - March, 1825 - - Blacksmith Reads and writes Good
Mahala Brown 24 - Jan., 1828 - William Brown’s wife - None do
Jane H. Brown 8 - - In the colony Daughter of W. and Mahala Brown - At school do
Patsey Brown 6 - - do do - do do
Alexander Brown 4 - - do do - do do
Valentine Brown 2 - do do - - do
Ann Brown 1 - - do do - - do
Susan Bullock 15 - Jan., 1828 - Sister of Mahala Brown - None do
Jane Bullock, infant - 9 - In the colony Niece of Mahala Brown - - do
Daniel Thomas 28 - June, 1832 - - Seman None do
Eliza Thomas 27 - Jan., 1834 - D. Thomas’s wife - do do
Lewis Thomas 1 - - In the colony Son of Daniel and Eliza Thomas - do do
Robert Olphin 33 4 Jan., 1834 - Brother of Eliza Thomas - do Sick
Burril Brown 64 - Jan., 1832 - - Laborer do Good
Wily Brown 26 - do - Son of Burril and Ann Brown Carpenter do do
Ann Brown 45 - do - B. Brown’s wife - do do
Betsey Brown 30 - June, 1833 - W. Brown’s wife - do do
Samuel Brown 23 - Jan., 1832 - Son of B. and Ann Brown Laborer do do
John Brown 22 - do - do Carpenter do do
Allen Brown 19 - do - do Laborer do do
Augustus Brown 13 - do - do - At school do
Matilda Curd 17 - July, 1841 - - - None do
Ann Scott 12 - Jan., 1832 - - Apprentice do do
James Scott 7 11 - In the colony - do do do
William Payne 28 - Sept., 1832 - Son of Lucinda Payne Shoe maker do do
Lucinda Payne 55 - Feb., 1838 - Mother of William Payne - do do
Margaretta Potter 26 - do - Daughter of Lucinda Seamstress do do
Sally Page 38 - Sept., 1831 - Daughter-in-law of Lucinda Washerwoman do do
Sally Page 8 - - In the colony Daughter of Sally Page - At school do
Ann Page 6 - - do do - do do
Richard Page 4 7 - do Son of Sally Page - do do
Mary Gibbons 43 - April, 1834 - Widow of G. Gibbons Washerwoman None do
Thomas Gibbons 21 - do - Son of Mary Gibbons Carpenter Reads and writes a little do
George Gibbons 16 - do - do - Reads and writes do
Charles Smith 7 4 - In the colony - Apprentice At school do
Gallaway Smith 25 - August, 1842 - - Carpenter Reads and writes do
Harriet Smith 24 - do - Wife of G. Smith - None do
Margaret Skinner 23 - Feb., 1838 - Widow of Humphrey Skinner Washerwoman do do
Abraham Skinner 3 - - In the colony Son of M. and H. Skinner - - do
Washington Skinner 1 5 - do do - - do
Ann Fuller 35 - March, 1826 - Widow of Clem Fuller Nurse Reads do
Charles Francis 4 - - In the colony Nephew of Ann Fuller - At school do
Christopher Campbell 30 - August, 1842 - - Carpenter None Ague and fever
Tennessee Campbell 3 - do - Son of Christopher Campbell - - Good
Jane Blackledge 26 5 do - - Nurse None do
John W. Forsyth 25 - Feb., 1838 - - Painter do do
Charlotte Forsyth 25 - Jan., 1833 - Wife of John W. Forsyth - do do
Rhoda Burrows 18 3 do - - Nurse do do
John Clark 33 - Feb., 1824 - - Trader Reads and writes do
Mary Clark 32 - March, 1826 - Wife of John Clark - do Feeble
Parthena Clark 13 - - In the colony Daughter of J. and M. Clark - do Good
Jane J. Clark 9 - - do do - Reads do
John W. Clark 7 - - do Son of J. and M. Clark - At school do
Robertson Clark 5 - - do do - do do
Elizabeth Clark 3 - - do Daughter of J. and M. Clark - - do
Harriet Scott 29 8 Jan., 1832 - - Washerwoman None do
F. S. James 26 - March, 1826 - Jonathan James’s son Trader Liberal do
Priscilla James 24 - March, 1829 - F. S. James’s wife - Reads and writes do
Jonathan James 2 - - In the colony Son of F. S. and P. James - - do
Frederick James 18 - - do Son of Frederick James - Reads do
Maria Pegram 28 5 Jan., 1834 - - Housekeeper None do
Henry Wade 45 - August, 1842 - - Carpenter do Feeble
Sophia Wade 28 - Feb., 1824 - H. Wade’s wife - Reads Good
Lily Thomas 12 - - In the colony Daughter of S. Wade - Reads and writes do
Elizabeth Thomas 11 - - do do - do do
James Thomas 7 - - do Son of S. Wade - At school do
Caroline Wade 11 6 August, 1842 - Daughter of H. Wade - do do
Samuel Rix 46 - Jan., 1832 - - Constable Reads Feeble
Mary Rix 21 - August, 1842 - S. Rix’s wife - None do
James Rix 4 - do - Son of Mary Rix - do Good
Elizabeth Rix 3 - do - Daughter of Mary Rix - do do