CENSUS OF THE COLONY OF LIBERIA —- SEPTEMBER, 1843 – Population of the town of Sinoe

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 Sinoe

Name Age # in family Date Where born Connexions in the colony Profession Extent of education Health
Washington Young 33 4 Dec 1830 * * Ship Carpenter None Good
Mary Young 32 * Jan 1833 * Washington’s wife * Reads do
S. J. Kennedy 15 * do * * Apprentice None do
James White 10 * Jan 1833 * Orphan do At School do
Edward Morris 40 * July 1838 * * Trader Reads and Writes Feeble
Lucy Morris 45 * do * Edward Morris’ wife * Reads do
Lanson Hubbard 18 6 April 1835 * Orphan Apprentice * Decline
Julia Williams 14 * July 1838 * do do Reads and Writes Good
Harriet Clark 13 * July 1838 * Orphan * At School do
Celia Boggs 10 * do * do * do do
Tobias Outland 22 * Feb 1828 * * Trader Reads and Writes do
Tempy Outland 28 * April 1835 * Tobias Outland’s wife Seamstress do do
Nancy Delany 15 * do * * Apprentice None do
Luke Barbour 13 4 do * * do do do
Henry Bazell 35 * July 1838 * * Sawyer do do
Grace Bazell 33 * do * Henry Bazell’s wife * do do
Mary Bazell 2 3 * In the colony * * do do
Samuel Delany 48 * April 1835 * * Sawyer do do
Lucy Delany 45 * do * Samuel Delany’s wife * do do
Sally Delany 20 * do * Daughter of S. and L. Delany * do do
Mary Delany 18 * do * do          do * At School do
Charles Delany 5 * * In the colony Son of S. and L. Delany * * do
James Delany 2 6 * * do    do * * do
Ralph Williams 50 * April 1835 * * Carpenter None do
Charlotte Williams 49 * do * Ralph Williams’ wife * do do
Mary A. Williams 15 * do * Daughter of R. and C. Williams * do do
Martha Williams 10 * do * do          do * At School do
James Williams 5 * * In the colony Son of R. and C. Williams * * Feeble
George Williams 2 6 * * do          do * * Good
William Bunner 45 * July 1838 * * Laborer None do
Martha Bunner 40 * do * William Bunner’s wife * do do
Washington Bunner 18 * do * Son of W. and M. Bunner Laborer do do
Patsy Bealy 26 * do * * Nurse do do
William Clayton 10 5 do * * Apprentice At School do
Robert Leiper 68 * do * * Farmer None do
Maria Leiper 38 * do * Robert Leiper’s wife * do Decline
C. Clayton 15 * do * Maria Leiper’s son * do Good
Henderson Wilson 35 * do * * Sawyer do do
George Wilson 30 5 do * * * do do
Stephen Dickson 37 * April 1835 * Henderson Wilson’s brother Carpenter do do
Ann Dickkson 29 * do * Steohen Dickson’s wife * do do
Mary Dickson 4 * * In the colony * * * do
James Spiller 28 * July 1838 * * Laborer None do
Watt Spiller 24 5 do * Brother of James Spiller do do do
John Simons 25 1 March 1826 * * Sawyer Reads do
Archer Young 36 * Dec 1830 * * Re None do
Mary Young 28 * do * Archer Young’s sister * Reads do
Samuel Young 18 * do * Archer Young’s brother * do do
Elisha Douglas 12 * July 1838 * * Apprentice None do
Henry Douglas 10 * do * Elisha Douglas’ brother do do do
Amy Douglas 9 6 do * Elisha Douglas’ sister * do do
James Byrd 40 * Aug 1836 * * Shoemaker Reads and Writes do
Sarah J. Byrd 2 * * In the colony Daughter of James Douglas * * do
Celia Jackson 45 * April 1835 * * Nurse None do
Issac Watkins 29 * July 1838 * * Laborer do do
Clark Page 19 * do * Issac’s brother do do Feeble
Samuel Parsons 17 6 do * do do do Good
Troy Davis 35 * do * * Sawyer do do
Ann Davis 33 * do * Troy Davis’ wife * do do
Sarah Davis 9 * do * Daughter of Troy and Ann Davis * At School do
Mary Davis 4 4 * In the colony do          do * * do
Stephen Young 39 * July 1838 * * Sawyer None do
Reneia Young 35 * do * Stephen Young’s wife * do do
Peter Young 3 * * In the colony Son of Stephen and Reneia Young * * do
Lewis Williams 42 * * * * Sawyer None do
Rachel Williams 40 * * * Lewis Williams’ wife * do do
Eliza Williams 2 3 * In the colony Daughter of L. and R. Williams * * do
Allen Peal 34 * Feb 1828 * * Sawyer None do
Maria Peal 29 * Jan 1833 * Allen Peal’s wife * do do
William Peal 6 * * * Son of Allen and Maria Peal * At School do
Charles Peal 4 * * In the colony do          do * * do
Mary Peal 2 5 * do Daughter of Allen and Maria Peal * * do
Mary Shuman 45 * July 1836 do Widow of James Shuman * None Feeble
Daniel Shuman 18 * do * Son of Mary Shuman Laborer do Good
Nancy Shuman 10 * do * Daughter of Mary Shuman * do do
Mary Simons 19 4 do * * Washerwoman do do
A. F. Russel 24 * July 1833 * * Missionary Liberal do
Clarissa Russel 21 * Feb 1828 * A. F. Russel’s wife * Reads and Writes do
Mary Jones 24 3 July 1836 * * Housekeeper None do