Census of the Colony of Liberia, September 1843 – Town of Monrovia – Page 7

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
Alfred Thompson 24 - August, 1842 - - Tailor Reads and writes Feeble
Susannah Thompson 20 - do - A. Thompson’s wife Seamstress Reads Good
Elbert Thompson 12 5 do - A. Thompson’s nephew - None
Leander Sturdephine 35 - do - - Farmer
Diana Sturdephine 14 - do - Daughter of Leander Sturdephine -
Rose Sturdephine 7 - do - do -
B. S. Sturdephine 4 - do - do -
Peter Cannon 35 5 do - - Hostler
James Nicholas 36 - do - - Laborer
Rasmus Nicholas 28 - do - - do
Richard Cannon 26 - do - - do
Hannah Brown 50 - do - Mother of Chancy Brown Nurse
Chancy Brown 21 - do - Son of Hannah Brown Shoe maker
Nathaniel Brown 16 - do - do do
Nancy Brown 55 7 do - Sister of Hannah Brown Nurse
Easter Bullock 54 - Dec., 1830 - - do
Scott Earley 23 - do - Son of Easter Bullock Laborer
Charles Spencer 20 - - In the colony Son of Spencer do
John Lewis 35 4 April, 1835 - - do
Samuel Boyd 47 - August, 1835 - - Millwright Reads and writes Invalid
Mary Wilson 28 - do - - Washerwoman None Good
Edward Morris 44 - July, 841 - - Seaman do do
Nancy Morris 38 - July, 1827 - Wife of Edward Morris - do do
Larita Young 6 - - In the colony Daughter of Nancy Morris - At school do
Amy Night 47 - March, 1826 - Widow of Richard Night Nurse None do
Sarah Bell 28 - August, 1842 - Widow Seamstress do do
Malinda Bell 4 8 do - Daughter of Sarah Bell - do do
Lucky Curd 54 - July, 1841 - - Nurse do do
Clara Curd 26 - do - Daughter of Lucky Curd Laborer do do
Thomas Curd 21 - do - Son of Lucky Curd Carpenter do do
Ann Curd 18 - do - Daughter of Lucky Curd Nurse do do
John Curd 16 5 do - Don of Lucky Curd Carpenter do do
John W. Roberts 28 - March, 1829 - Husband of E. H. Roberts Missionary Liberal do
Elizabeth H. Roberts 24 - March, 1820 - Daughter of E. Johnson - Reads and writes do
Sarah F. Roberts 6 - - In the colony Daughter of J. W. and E. H. Roberts - At school do
Catharine Roberts 2 - - do do - - do
Mary E. Roberts 1 - - do do - - do
Thomas Croo 12 6 - do - Apprentice At school do
Joseph Mares 52 - Jan, 1831 - - Stone mason None do
Alexander Mares 20 - do - Son of Joseph Mares do do do
David Mares 18 - do - do - do Invalid
Mary Mares 16 4 do - do - Reads Good
Sally Ogon 103 - Sept., 1832 - - Nurse None Infirm
Isaiah Holister 20 - do - Grand-son of Sally Ogon Apprentice Reads and writes Good
Loreta Holister 17 - do Grand-daughter of Sally Ogon - None do
William Williams 29 4 August, 1835 - - Laborer do do
Joseph J. Roberts 35 - March, 1829 - Husband of Jane R. Roberts Governor Liberal do
Jane Rose Roberts 24 - Feb., 1834 - Daughter of C. M. Waring - Reads and writes Feeble
Sarah Ann Roberts 5 - - In the colony Daughter of J. J. Roberts - At school Good
Sarah Cook 17 - Jan., 1834 - - Apprentice Reads and writes do
Isaac Smith 19 - Feb., 1838 - - Servant None do
J. McGill 22 - Sept., 1839 - - do do do
Richard Striker 21 - August, 1842 - - Waiter Reads and writes do
William Banks 15 - - In the colony - do None do
William Henry Lewis 14 - - do - Apprentice At school do
Mary B. Gray 12 10 - do - do do do