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