Census of the Colony of Liberia, September 1843 – Town of Monrovia – Page 4

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
Polly Jackson 50 - Aug., 1842 - - Nurse None Good
Henrietta Fuller 26 - do - Daughter of Polly Fuller - do do
Emanuel Fuller 23 - do - Son of Polly Fuller Laborer do do
Harriet Fuller 8 - do - Daughter of Polly Fuller - do do
Willis Brown 2 - do - Son of Polly Fuller - do do
Nancy Brown 3 6 do - - - do do
Alexander Jackson 25 - do - Son of Polly Farmer do do
Mary Jackson 5 - do - Daughter of Alexander Jackson - At school do
Eliza Jackson 4 - do - do - do do
Benjamin Jackson 3 - do - Son of Alexander Jackson - do do
Ann Jackson 3 - do - Daughter of Alexander Jackson - do do
Molly Jackson 1 6 do - do - - do
Richard Flournoy 57 - do - - Farmer Reads do
Rose Flournoy 56 - do - Wife of Richard Flournoy - None do
Philip Flourney 14 - do - Son of Richard and Rose Flournoy - do do
Matilda Brigs 15 4 do - - Washerwoman do do
Priscilla Thomas 29 - March, 1826 - - - do do
Rebecca Thomas 13 - - In the colony Daughter of Priscilla Thomas - do do
Ann Thomas 6 - - do do - do do
William Thompson 2 4 - do Illegitimate - do do
Lucy Smith 56 - Jan., 1833 - - - do Pauper
Lucinda Smith 13 - do - Niece of Lucy Smith - do Good
Caroline Palen 3 3 - In the colony do - do do
Mary Smith 49 - Feb., 1838 - - Washerwoman do do
Moses Smith 13 - do - Nephew of Mary Smith Apprentice do do
Martha Smith 14 - do - Niece of Mary Smith - do do
Nancy Peal 30 - Feb., 1828 - - - do do
Ellis Williams 16 - do - - Laborer do do
Caroline Hunt 16 - March, 1829 - John Hunt’s sister Washerwoman do do
Randolph Minor 9 7 - In the colony - Apprentice do do
Mark Morgan 55 - August, 1842 - - Blacksmith do do
Caroline Smith 52 - Dec., 1831 - - Cook do do
Dabny McKenny 26 - August, 1842 - - Laborer do do
Rix Williams 48 - do - - do do do
William Jones 24 - do - - do do do
Charlotte Lewis 15 - do - Sister to William - do do
Patsey Collings 7 7 do - do - do do
Gabriel Moore 28 - April, 1835 - - Farmer do do
Ralph Moore 26 - do - - - Reads and writes do
Margaret Moore 33 3 do - Sister to Gabriel and Ralph Moore Seamstress do do
A. D. Williams 48 - May, 1823 - - Missionary Liberal do
Mary N. L. Williams 26 - Feb., 1824 - Wife of A. D. Williams - Reads and writes do
Mary Williams 24 - do - Daughter of A. D. Williams - do do
Jennet Williams 13 - - In the colony do - do do
A. J. C. Williams, inf. - - - do Son of A. and M. - - do
Frances Stewart 22 - May, 1823 - Daughter of Tnomas Stewart - Reads and writes do
Lewis Williams 14 - - In the colony - Apprentice At school do
Henry Randal 14 - - do - do do do
William Curl 26 9 Feb., 1824 - - Grocer and blacksmith Liberal Decline
Henry Hubbard 33 - August, 1842 - - Baker None Feeble
Britannia Holenger 29 2 March, 1826 - Wife of W. Holenger - do Good
Rosaline Canot 28 - August, 1835 - Wife of T. Canot - Reads do
Horace Smith 18 - do - Brother of Rosaline Canot Seaman Reads and writes do
Frances Cyrus 13 - do - Daughter of Rosaline Canot - Reads do
George Cyrus 11 - do - Son of Rosaline Canot - At school do
Mary Canot 9 - do - Dauther of Rosaline Canot - Reads do
Palmela Canot 2 - - In the colony Daughter of Thomas and R. Canot - - do
Hester Ann Canot 16 - - do - Apprentice None do
Benjamin Canot 16 - - do - Seaman do do
William Canot 14 - - do - do do do
Julia Canot 14 - - do - Apprentice do do
Sarah Canot 14 - - do - do do do
Phebe Canot 13 - - do - do do do
Lucy Canot 12 - - do - do do do
Lucien Canot 11 14 - do - do do do
Henry Shackleford 55 - Feb., 1837 - - Trader Reads and writes Not Good
Ann Shackleford 16 - do - Daughter of Henry Shackelford - do Good
Charity Elliott 35 3 Jan., 1831 - - Washerwoman None do
John B. Gripon 35 - Jan., 1833 - - School teacher Liberal do
Sarah Gripon 35 - do - Wife of John B. Gripon - Reads and writes do
William P. Ward 18 - do - Son of Sarah and Peter Factor do Feeble
Peter Ward 11 - Jan., 1833 - Son of Sarah and Peter - At school Good
Augustus Gripon 5 - - In the colony Son of Sarah and J. B. Gripon - do do
Amelia Brown 45 6 March, 1840 - - Nurse None do
Hull Anderson 50 - do - - Grocer do do
Cherry Anderson 45 - do - Wife of Hull Anderson - do do
Henry Anderson 23 - do - Son of Hull Anderson - do do
Josiah Hill 22 - Feb., 1838 - - Laborer do do
William Hill 10 5 do - Josiah Hill’s brother Apprentice do do
George Baxter 47 - Jan., 1833 - - Carpenter do Decline
Elizabeth Baxter 21 - do - Daughter of George Baxter - Reads and writes Good
Jeremiah Baxter 16 - do - Son of George Baxter - At school do
Rosetta Baxter 14 - do - Daughter of George Baxter - do do
Emanuel Baxter 9 - - In the colony Son of George Baxter - do do
James Wheeler 18 - April, 1827 - - Apprentice None do
Peter—- 14 7 - In the colony - do do do
Polly White 34 - March, 1826 - Widow of Robert White Washerwoman do do
Ransom Peyton 9 - - In the colony Son of Polly - At school do
Robert White, jr. 25 - July, 1841 - Son of Robert White, sr. Laborer None do
Margaret White 24 - do - Wife of Robert White, jr. - do do
Milton White 24 - do - Brother of Robert White, jr. Laborer do Feeble
Henry White 21 - do - do do do Good
Harriet White 16 7 do - Sister of Robert White, jr. - do do
Joshua Gardner 46 - Jan., 1832 - - Shoe maker do do
Matilda Gardner 38 - do - Joshua Gardner’s wife Seamstress do do
Sarah Gardner 24 - do - Daughter of J. and M. Gardner do Reads and writes do
Margaret Gardner 19 - do - do do Reads do
Luvena Gardner 15 - do - do do do do
Nicholas Gardner 21 - do - Son of Josh. And Matilda Gardner Trader Reads and writes do
James W. Gardner 17 - do - do - do do
Joseph Gardner 6 8 - In the colony do - do do
James Johnson 35 - August, 1842 - - Carpenter None Feeble
Abeline Johnson 24 - do - Wife of James Johnson - do do
Mary E. Johnson 5 - do - Daughter of J. and Abeline Johnson - At school Good
George A. Johnson 2 - do - Son of James and Abeline Johnson - - do
Patrick Powell 34 5 Sept., 1832 - - Sawyer None do
Edward White 51 - Jan., 1833 - - Carpenter do do
Mary White 40 - do - Wife of Edward White - do do
William Ripley 45 - August, 1842 - - Stone mason do do
William White 16 4 do - - - do do
Eli Gales 53 - do - - Brick maker do do
Silvia Gales 55 - do - Wife of Eli Gales - do do
Daniel Gales 9 - do - Son of Eli and Silvia Gales - do do
Lucy Lovick 48 4 do - - - do do
Lucy Severe 49 - do - Widow of Robert Severe - do Feeble
Hannah Bell 27 - do - Daughter of Robt. And Lucy Severe - do Good
Richard Severe 18 - do - Son of Robert and Lucy Severe - do do
Maria Severe 16 - do - Daughter of Robt. and Lucy Severe - do do
Louisa White 11 - do - - Washerwoman do do
Mary Fletcher 20 6 Feb., 1828 - - - do do
John Madison 24 - - - - Seaman do do
Catharine Madison 24 - Feb., 1830 - Wife of John Madison Seamstress do do
Louisa Early 20 - do - Sister of Catharine Madison - do do
Martha Brown 2 4 - In the colony - - do do
Hannah White 40 - April, 1835 - - Seamstress do do
Amos Tamarind 14 - do - Son of R. Saunders - Reads do
Peter Minor 12 3 Sept., 1839 - - - None do
Lewis Ciples 43 - Jan., 1833 - - Tailor Liberal Feeble
Elizabeth Ciples 27 - do - Wife of Lewis Ciples Seamstress Reads and writes Good
Elizabeth Ciples 15 - do - Daughter of Lewis Ciples - do do
John Ciples 12 - do - Son of Lewis Ciples - At school do
Mary Ciples 4 - - In the colony Daughter of L. and Elizabeth Ciples - - do
Thomas Hardy 16 - Jan., 1833 - - Apprentice Reads do
John Jacox 14 - July, 1831 - - do None do
Peter Ciples 7 - - In the colony - do do do
Lewis Ciples 6 - - do - do do do
William Hazel 22 10 —-, 1838 - - Tailor Reads and writes do
Hetty Howard 37 - Sept., 1832 - - Nurse None do
Charity Howard 18 - do - - - do do
Sally Howard 12 - do - - - do do
Ann D. Gilbert 24 - March, 1826 - - - do do
William Barbour 17 - - In the colony - - do do
John Videll 5 6 - do - - At school do