Census of the Colony of Liberia, September 1843 – Town of New Georgia

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 New Georgia

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Names Age No. in family Date Where born Connexions in the colony Profession Extent of education Health
Fanny McGill 28 - March, 1833 - Wife of George R. McGill Washerwoman None Good
Charles McGill 5 6 - In the colony Son of Geo. R. and Fanny McGill - At school do
York Kinsley 50 - March, 1830 - - Farmer None Decline
John Leone 40 - do - - do do Good
Luvenia Leone 16 - do - John Leone’s sister-in-law - do do
Marsella Leone 10 - - In the colony Y.’s daughter - At school do
Ann Leone 6 5 - do ddo - - do
Augustus Paul 39 - March, 1830 - - Farmer None do
Phenix bilbow 38 - Jan., 1832 - Brother of Augustus do do do
Francis Bilbow 27 - do - Wife of Phenix Bilbow - do do
Priscilla Bilbow 13 - do - Sister of Francis - do Decline
Paul Bilbow 10 - - In the colony Orphan Apprentice do Good
Pinney Chapel 54 - Oct., 1831 - Mother of Francis Bilbow Nurse do Decline
Britton Chapel 16 7 do - Son of Pinney - At school Good
Joseph Gibbs 42 - March, 1830 - - Farmer None do
Hester Gibbs 54 - Jan., 1832 - Joseph Gibb’s wife - do Feeble
Andrew Gibbs 10 - - In the colony Son of Joseph and Hester Gibbs - At school Good
John gibbs 9 - - do do - do do
James Gibbs 7 - - do do - do do
Cornelia Gibbs 5 - - do Daughter of Joseph and Hester Gibbs - do do
Hagar Walburg 14 7 May, 1822 - Orphan Apprentice None do
Cyrus Travis 41 - March, 1830 - - Farmer do do
Judy Travis 30 - March, 1829 - Wife of Cyrus Travis - do do
Lydia Travis 7 - - In the colony Daughter of Cyrus and Judy Travis - At school do
Elizabeth Travis 3 - - do do - - do
Phillis Jeff 46 - Jan., 1833 - Ann Bibb’s mother Nurse None Infirm
Ann Bibbs 15 - do - - - do Good
Samuel Waring 29 - - In the colony - Huntsman do do
Mary Waring 26 8 Jan., 1833 - Samuel Waring’s wife - do do
Moses Kinsley 46 - March, 1830 - - Farmer do do
Peggy Kinsley 35 - June, 1833 - Moses Kinsley’s wife - do do
Mary Kinsley 6 - - In the colony Daughter of M. and Peggy Kinsley - At school do
Thomas Kinsley 3 - - do Son of Moses and Peggy Kinsley - do do
Alfred Richardson 22 5 June, 1830 - - Laborer None do
Thomas Lewis 32 - March, 1830 - - Farmer do do
Louisa Lewis 28 - Jan., 1833 - Thomas Lewis’s wife - do do
Francis Lewis 4 - - In the colony Daughter of Thos. And Louisa Lewis - do do
William Lewis 2 - - do Son of Thomas and Louisa Lewis - do do
John Lewis 13 5 - do Brother of Louisa Lewis - do do
Henry Paul 50 - March, 1830 - - Farmer do do
Emily Paul 45 - Dec., 1831 - Henry Paul’s wife - do Feeble
Mary Ann Paul 2 3 - In the colony Daughter of Henry and Emily Paul - - Good
John Smith 46 - March, 1830 - - Farmer None do
Julia Smith 26 - March, 1826 - John Smith’s wife - do do
Lydia Bibbs 14 3 - In the colony Julia Smith’s wife - do do
Joseph Roberts 47 - March, 1830 - - Farmer do do
Chloe roberts 45 - Oct., 1831 - Wife of Joseph Roberts - do do
Isaiah Wilson 14 - do - Chloe Roberts’s son - At school do
Francis Wilson 12 - do - do - do do
James Roberts 21 - March, 1830 - - Farmer None do
Sunday Roberts 20 6 do - Brother of James Roberts do do do
James Clarke 33 - do - - do do do
Catharine Barton 27 - Jan., 1833 - - - do do
Lewis Barton 16 - do - Brother of Catharine Barton Farmer do do
Cyrus Travis 8 - - In the colony Orphan - At school do
Thomas Barton 4 5 - do Catharine Barton’s son - - do
Philip Travis 30 - March, 1830 - - Farmer None do
Lucy Travis 26 - March, 1833 - Philip Travis’s wife - do do
James Travis 4 - - In the colony Son of Philip and Lucy Travis - do do
Kitty Travis 1 4 - do Daughter of Philip and Lucy Travis - - do
Thomas Edmonson 36 - July, 1837 - - Farmer None do
Ann Edmonson 12 - do - Sister of Thomas Edmonson - do do
Catharine Smith 10 - do - Orphan - do do
John Smith 9 - - - do Apprentice do do
William Taylor 16 - July, 1837 - do do do do
Peter Taylor 18 - do - Brother of J. And W. Laborer do do
Peter Hanson 45 7 March, 1830 - - Farmer do do
Louonon Kinsley 50 - do - - do do Infirm
Julia Kinsley 29 - July, 1836 - Louonon Kinsley’s wife - do Good
Cyrus Kinsley 14 - March, 1830 - Louonon Kinsley’s son - At school do
Eliazabeth Kinsley 12 - - In the colony Louonon Kinsley’s daughter - do do
Peter Kinsley 10 - - do Louonon Kinsley’s son - do do