Emigrants to Liberia – Barque Marine’s company, arrived at Bassa Cove, February, 1838

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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Barque Marine’s company, arrived at Bassa Cove, February, 1838


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 arrival in the colony Extent of education Profession Date of death Cause of death Removed to what place Removal date
Louis Sheridan 50 North Carolina - Unknown “Bexley,” after acclimation, at Edina Liberal Farmer
Margaret Sheridan 75 do - do do - 1838 Fever
Flora Sheridan 24 do - do do -
Malicia Sheridan 11 do - do do -
Mary Sheridan 8 do - do do -
John Sheridan 7 do - do do - 1838 Fever
John Jones 56 do - do do - Farmer 1838 Fever
Clarissa Jones 43 do - do do - - 1840 Decline
Samuel Allen 50 do - do do - Farmer
Jane Allen 51 do - do do - - 1840 Consumption
James Allen 22 do - do do - Farmer
John Allen 2 do - do do -
Robert Lane 13 do - do do -
William Hazel 16 do - do do -
James Whitfield 55 do - do do - Farmer 1840 Unknown
Sarah Whitfield 54 do - do do -
Crawford Whitfield 13 do - do do -
George Whitfield 6 do - do do - 1839 Pleurisy
William Whitfield 8 do - do do - 1840 Unknown
Margaret Whitfield 10 do - do do -
Daniel Gillum 30 do - do do - Farmer
Judy Gillum 26 do - do do - 1840 Diseased lungs
Hannah Gillum 10 do - do do - 1838 Fever
Delia Gillum 6 do - do do - 1840 Drowning
Willis Scott 40 do - do do - 1840 Diseased lungs
Catharine Scott 38 do - do do - - - Sherbro 1839
John Scott 14 do - do do -
Ritty Scott 12 do - do do -
Sarah Scott 8 do - do do - 1838 Fever
Henry Smith 30 do - do do - Farmer 1841 Decline
Harriet Smith 20 do - do do - - - - C. Palmas 1839
Minty Smith 14 do - do do - - 1838 Fever
Susanna Smith 18 do - do do - -
Thomas Stewart 38 do - do do - Farmer 1841 Diseased brain
Harriet Stewart 40 do - do do - - - - C. Coast 1839
Jane Howard 28 do - do do - - - - Accra 1839
Rebecca Banks 26 do - do do - - - - S. Leone 1840
Samuel Banks 5 do - do do - - 1838 Fever
Fifty Spendlove 37 do - do do - Farmer
Ann Spendlove 16 do - do do -
Richard Spendlove 18 do - do do -
James Spendlove 13 do - do do - 1838 Fever
Allen Spendlove 12 do - do do - Farmer
Louis Spendlove 10 do - do do -
Sarah Spendlove 5 do - do do - 1840 Unknown
—- Spendlove, inf. - do - do do - 1838 Fever
James Wilson 9 do - do do -
Charles Wilson 5 do - do do -
Peter Williams 13 do - do do - 1838 Fever
Andrew Williams 12 do - do do - 1838 Fever
Julia Williams 14 do - do do -
John Williams 7 do - do do - 1838 Fever
Gilley Brown 16 do - do do - 1838 Fever
Isaac Buley 12 do - do do - Farmer - - C. Palmas 1839
Thomas Johnson 28 do - do do -
Margaret Johnson 22 do - do do -
Edward Silas 28 do - do do - - - U. S. 1839
Margaaret Silas 12 do - do do - 1838 Fever
Benjamin Silas 5 do - do do -
William Silas 6 do - do do - 1838 Fever
George Silas 3 do - do do - 1839 Unknown
Catharine Silas 28 do - do do - - 1840 Diseased lungs
Isaac Henry 40 do - do do - -
Maria Henry 39 do - do do - -
Moses Henry 2 do - do do - - 1839 Unknown
George Sims 14 do - do do - - 1839 Unknown
William Sims 6 do - do do - - 1839 Unknown
Jane Smith 13 do - do do - -
Charles Smith 12 do - do do - -
Mary Smith 10 do - do do - -
Charles Hyden 16 do - do do - -
John Santee 13 do - do do - 1839 Fever