Census of the Colony of Liberia, September 1843 – Town of Monrovia – Page 6

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
Catharine Moore 14 - April, 1835 - David Moore’s grand-daughter - Reads Good
Jerry Moore 11 - do - David Moore’s grand-son - do do
Malvina Smith 39 - July, 1840 - - Housekeeper None do
Rhoda Bullock 18 - April, 1835 - - Apprentice do
Monroe Hill 17 - Feb., 1838 - - do do
Sarah Jackson 13 - April, 1835 - - do do
David Young 5 - - In the colony Son of B. and N. do do
Ellen Gray 5 - - do Orphan do do
Mary Moore 4 12 - do do do do
Francis Paxton 55 - March, 1826 - - - Feeble
J. Henry Paxton 20 2 do - Son of Francis Paxton Printer Good
Francis Smith 50 - August, 1835 - - Nurse do
Robert Jones 26 - Sept., 1839 - Husband of Christiana Jones Carpenter Reads and writes do
Christiana Jones 22 - August, 1835 - Daughter of Francis S. - do
Andrew Jones 16 - do - Son of Francis S. - At school do
Lydia Jones 13 - do - Daughter of Francis S. - do
Josephine Jones 12 - - In the colony - Apprentice do
William Smith 9 - - do - do do
Thomas Smith 8 - - do - do do
Edward Young 26 9 - - - - do
Nancy Lynch 41 - Feb., 1843 - - Seamstress None Feeble
James Lynch 22 - do - Son of Nancy Lynch Carpenter do
Lucy Lynch 22 - do - Daughter of Nancy Lynch Seamstress do
Sarah Lynch 19 - do - do do Good
Henry Lynch 11 - do - Son of Nancy Lynch - do
William Lynch 6 - do - do - do
Martha Lynch 4 7 do - Daughter of Nancy Lynch - do
Susan A. Henson 24 - Dec., 1831 - Widow of Henry Henson Seamstress do
Clara Cooper 4 - - In the colony Daughter of Susan A. Henson - At school do
Maria McGill 2 3 Sept., 1839 - - - - do
Francis A. Harris 33 - March, 1840 - - Carpenter Reads and writes do
Rebecca M. Harris 3 - Jan., 1833 - Wife of Francis A. Harris - do do
Dabny Minor 14 - Sept., 1839 - Orphan Apprentice None do
William Peal 16 - Feb., 1828 - do do do
Lewis Denison 14 5 April, 1835 - do do do
James C. Minor 32 - March, 1829 - - Printer Liberal do
Mary Minor 34 - Feb., 1824 - Wife of James C. Minor - Reads and writes do
Eliza C. Barbour 17 - - In the colony Daughter of Mary - do do
Morgiana Barbour 14 - - do do - At school do
James C. Barbour 7 - - do Son of Mary - do Invalid
Napoleon Barbour 5 - - do do - - Good
Georgiana Minor 8 - - do Daughter of James C. Minor - At school do
Parthena Minor 2 - - do do - - do
Venus McCanon 16 - Feb., 1828 - - Apprentice None do
Peter Barbour 18 10 - In the colony - do do do
Thomas Robertson 36 - Feb., 1833 - - Blacksmith do do
Mary Robertson 28 - do - Wife of Thomas Robertson - do do
Silvia Robertson 6 - - In the colony Daughter of T. and M. Robertson - At school do
John Robertson 3 - - do Son of T. and M. Robertson - - do
Mary Robertson 2 - - do Daughter of T. and M. Robertson - - do
Mary Magee 15 - July, 1833 - - Apprentice - do
Nimrod Turner 20 - Feb., 1833 - - Blacksmith None do
Patsey Brosier 18 - April, 1827 - - Servant do do
—-, infant daughter - 9 - In the colony Daughter of T. and M. Robertson - - do
James Brown 40 - April, 1834 - - Druggist Liberal do
Ruth Brown 20 - August, 1842 - Wife of James Brown - Reads and writes do
James E. Brown 21 - April, 1834 - Son of James Brown Druggist do do
Charles H. Brown 17 - do - do Carpenter do do
Ann Liberia Brown 12 - do - Daughter of James Brown - Reads do
Mary Ann Brown 5 - - In the colony do - At school do
Francis Watkins 12 - Jan., 1828 - Orphan Servant None do
Eliza Bounty 17 8 April, 18334 - do do do do
Mary Lawrence 24 - March, 1820 - Daughter of John Seamstress do do
Rebecca Lawrence 19 - - In the colony do do do do
Marsela Lewis 6 - - do Daughter of Mary - At school do
Mary Ann Bryant 19 - Feb., 1828 - - Washerwoman None do
Jacob Payne 3 5 - In the colony Son of David Y. - do do
Edward Stokes 52 - Jan., 1834 - - Shoe maker do do
Sarah Stokes 55 - do - Wife of Edward Stokes Nurse do do
William Stokes 19 - do - Son of E. and S. Stokes - do do
Herbert Stokes 15 - do - do - At school do
Elvira Cook 12 - do - Grand-daughter of Edward Stokes - do do
Mary Holliday 22 - Jan., 1828 - - Washerwoman None Good
—-, infant son 1 - - In the colony Son of M. Holliday-illegitimate do do
Daniel Hunt 15 - March, 1829 - Brother of J. Hunt - do do
Devias Whitfield 18 - March, 1833 - - - do do
Isom Stokes 12 - Jan., 1834 - - - do do
Eliza Bantom 13 - - In the colony Daughter of James Bantom - do do
Hannibal Bantom 15 12 - do Son of James Bantom Apprentice do do
Hardy Whitfield 48 - Jan., 1832 - - Laborer do do
Abby Jones 26 2 Jan., 1833 - - Washerwoman do do
Ann Brown 50 - August, 1842 - - Nurse do do
Augustine Brown 19 - do - Son of Ann Brown Laborer do do
Cornelius Brown 8 3 do - do - At school do
Thomas Stewart 52 - May, 1823 - - Trader None do
Delilah Stewart 28 - Jan., 1828 - Wife of Thomas Stewart - do do
Washington Stewart 10 - - In the colony Son of T. and D. Stewart - At school do
Ann M. Stewart 8 - - do Daughter of T. and D. Stewart - do do
John Stewart 5 - - do Son of T. and D. Stewart - do do
James Fuller 56 6 May, 1823 - Brother of Delilah Carpenter None do
William Foulks 27 - Feb., 1824 - - do Reads and writes do
Mary Jane Foulks 19 - Jan., 1828 - Wife of William Foulks - do do
Lydia Bond 54 - do - Mother of Mary Jane Nurse None do
Henry Bond 24 - do - Son of Lydia Bond Seaman do do
Charlotte Bond 16 - April, 1835 - Wife of Henry Bond - do do
Caroline Bond 33 - Jan., 1828 - Daughter of Lydia Bond Washerwoman do do
Francis Bond 9 - - In the colony Daughter of Caroline - At school do
Phillip Bond 8 - - do Son of Caroline - do do
Ellen Bond 6 - - do Daughter of Caroline - do do
George Bond 13 - - do Son of Lydia Laborer None do
Emily Butler 16 - April, 1834 - Niece of R. Mathews - do do
Ransom Jordan 6 - - In the colony Son of P. White - do do
Eliza Benson 13 - - do Caroline’s daughter - do do
?Welton Skipwith 2 14 - do Caroline’s son - do do
D. B. Brown 239 - March, 1829 - - High sheriff Liberal do
Sarah Brown 30 - Oct., 1831 - Wife of D. B. Brown - Reads do
Elizabeth Brown 8 - - In the colony Daughter of D. B. and S. Brown - At school do
James Brown 3 - - do Son of D. B. and S. Brown - - do
Sarah Brown 14 - - do Niece of D. B. Brown - At school do
Marshall Brown 15 - - do Nephew of D. B. Brown - do do
Isaiah Newport 15 - - do - Apprentice None do
Amy Bowyer 15 - Oct., 1831 - - do do do
Burni Colbert 13 9 Feb., 1833 - - do do do
James B. McGill 25 - —-, 1832 - Son of George R. Merchant Liberal do
Martha McGill 19 - Jan., 1833 - Wife of James McGill - Reads and writes do
Adam Wright 13 3 March, 1841 - Son of —-Wright - At school do
Mary Ann Butler 46 - May, 1823 - Widow of Charles Butler Nurse None do
Ann Eliza Butler 15 2 - In the colony Daughter of Mary Ann Butler - At school do
Mary L. Johnstone 32 - Jan., 1833 - Widow of D. Johnstone Seamstress Reads do
Angeline Johnstone 15 - do - Daughter of D. and M. L. Johnstone - Reads and writes do
Georgiana Johnstone 13 - do - do - Reads do
Caroline Johnstone 12 - do - do - do do
Sarah Johnstone 4 - - In the colony do - - do
—-, infant daughter - - - do do - - do
Dorothy Smith 17 - Jan., 1833 - Daughter of Carlos Smith Apprentice Reads do
John Brisborn 20 - Feb., 1829 - Son of John Brisborn, sr. do do do
Lafayette Harper 18 - Jan., 1833 - Orphan do None do
James Johnson 12 - - In the colony do do do do
William Johnson 10 - - do do do do do
Nelson Hunt 22 13 March, 1829 - John Hunt’s brother Seaman do do
Betsey Bird 38 - Jan., 1831 - - Washerwoman do do
Briges Washington 14 - do - Son of Betsey Bird - do do
Harrison Bracher 16 - do - do - do do
Jincy Washington 7 - - In the colony do - - do
Matthias White 18 5 Feb., 1828 - Son of C. White Laborer None do
Peter Young 50 - August, 1842 - - do do do
Diana Young 46 - do - Sister of Peter Young Washerwoman do do
Thomas Young 30 3 do - Brother of Peter Young Laborer do do
Plymouth Reid 45 - March, 1830 - - Carpenter do do
Winney Reid 28 - Sept., 1832 - Wife of P. Reid - do do
—-, infant son 1 - - In the colony Son of P. and W. Reid - - do
Maria Johnson 51 4 Jan., 1833 - - Nurse None do
Henry Boston 24 - March, 1829 - - Seaman Reads do
? Boston 24 - Jan., 1832 - Wife of H. Boston - do do