Emigrants to Liberia – Brig Argus’s Company, arrived at Monrovia April, 1834

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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Brig Argus’s Company, arrived at Monrovia April, 1834

Names Age State or place from which they emigrated Free born or otherwise Emancipated in view of emigrating to Liberia and by whom Where located on their arrial in the colony Extent of education Profession Date of death Cause of death Removed to what place Removal date
Joseph Gammell 37 Virginia - Unknown Monrovia - Farmer - Died at sea
Maria Gammell 26 do - do do - - 1834 Fever
Henry Gammell 4 do - do do - - 1838 Unknown
Mary Gammell, inf. - do - do do - - 1834 Fever
Judith Sutlington 37 do - do do - - - Died at sea
Eliz. E. Sutlington 21 do do do - 1834 Fever
Violet Sutlington 19 do - do do -
Jane Butler 34 Maryland - George Bell, Esq. do - - 1834 Fever
Asker Butler 6 do - do do - -
William F. Butler 10 do - do do - - 1834 Fever
Emily Butler 12 do - do do - -
Menty Taylor 33 do - do do - - 1839 Consumption
Jane Taylor 13 do - do do - -
Mary Taylor 11 do - do do - - 1834 Fright
Willy A. Taylor 10 do - do do - -
Eliza Taylor 7 do - do do - - 1836 Unknown
Hannah Taylor 6 do - do do - -
Dorcas Taylor 4 do - do do - - 1834 Fever
Maria M. Taylor, inf. - do - do do - - 1836 Unknown
Citizen Brown 26 Alexandria, D. C. - James Keith, Esq. do - Farmer - - U. S. 1834
Amelia Brown 24 do - do do - - 1834 Fever
Mary Brown 4 do - do do - - 1834 Fever
Sandy Brown 2 do - do do - - 1834 Fever
Amanda Brown, inf. - do - do do - - 1834 Fever
Edward Brown 46 do - do do - - - - S. Leone 1834
Lucy Brown 36 do - do do - - - - S. Leone 1834
John Brown 14 do - do do - - - - S. Leone 1834
Edward Brown 11 do - do do - - - - S. Leone 1834
Fax Hardy 37 do - do do - - - - U. S. 1834
Ellen Keith 30 do - do do - - 1836 Pleurisy
Ader Keith 4 Alexandria, D. C. - James Keith, Esq. Monrovia - - 1836 Pleurisy
Frances Keith 6 do - do do - 1834 Pleurisy
John Keith 2 do - do do - 1834 Pleurisy
—-Keith, inf. - do - do do - 1834 Fever
Silas Bounty 56 do Free born - do - 1834 Fever
Margaret Bounty 42 do do - do - 1834 Unknown
Judy Bounty 26 do do - do -
Rachel Bounty 18 do do - do - 1834 Unknown
Lettie Bounty 16 do do - do - 1834 Fever
Eliza Bounty 10 do do - do -
Mary Bounty 8 do do - do - 1834 Fever
Margaret Bounty 6 do do - do - 1834 Fever
Patsy Bounty 5 do do - do - 1834 Fever
George Bounty, inf. - do do - do - 1834 Fever
Ferd. Bounty, inf. - do do - do - 1834 Fever
Daniel McFarland 18 do - J. McFarland, Esq. do Writes &c. Teacher - - C. Palmas 1843
Ephraim Titler 34 New York Free born - do Writes Cooper
Nancy Titler 26 do do - do Reads
Henry Darr 35 - do - do - Seaman - - U. S. 1834
James Brown 32 Wash’n, D. C. do - do Writes Druggist
Ann Brown 30 do do - do Reads 1840 Decline
James Brown, jr. 12 do do - do Writes
Charles Brown 10 do do - do -do
Joseph Brown 7 do do - do Spells
Mary J. Brown 6 do do - do do 1838 Unknown
George W. Brown 6 do do - do do
Ann L. Brown 4 do do - do -
Elizabeth Brown, inf. - do do - do - - Died at sea