Emigrants to Liberia – Brig American’s company, arrived at Monrovia September 16, 1832

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 American’s company, arrived at Monrovia September 16, 1832.


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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 Death Date Cause of Death Removed to what place Removal Date
Jeffy Jones 65 North Carolina Free born Monrovia - Farmer 1836 Old age -
Susanna Jones 52 do do do Reads - - - -
Laurie Jones 15 do do do Spells - - - -
John Q. A. Jones 14 do do do do do.
James Monroe 10 do do do do.
Seney Drigous 21 do do do do 1836 Decline.
Frances Drigous 1 do do do 1832 Fever.
Phobe Sampson 56 do do do 1832 Fever.
Esther Sampson 36 do do do Reads 1841 Decline.
Catharine Sampson 28 do do do do S. Leone 1836
Nancy Sampson 26 do do do do 1837 Anas. exantha.
Cassandra Sampson 19 do do do do 1836 Female disease.
David Sampson 9 do do do Spells 1842 Diseased brain.
Charles Sampson 5 do do do 1832 Fever.
Jacob Sampson 3 do do do 1832 Fever.
Hansey Sampson 19 do do do Reads 1836 Poisoned oysters
Cerena Sampson 1 do do do 1832 Fever.
Henry Sampson 4 do do do 1832 Fever.
Alfred Sampson 1 do do do 1832 Fever.
Joseph Newby 41 1 do do do Reads Farmer
S. Jane Banks 26 do do do do 1832 Fever.
Caroline Banks 8 do do do Spells.
Samuel Banks 3 do do do. 1839 Decline.
Lucy Gainer 14 do do do do
Elizabeth Gainer 22 do do do do.
Margaret Gainer 21 do do do do.
Jane Gainer 17 do do do do
Abigail Sampson 34 do do do do
Ivey Sampson 18 do do do do.
Sylvia Richards 19 do do do do.
Isaac Brown 30 do do do do Carpenter
Eliza Brown 21 do do do do
Eve Brown 52 do do do do 1832 Fever.
Maria Brown 13 do do do do SetraCroo 1841
Zeno Brown 35 do do Reads Carpenter 1836 Anasarca.
Henry Duncan 22 do do do Stonemason C. Palmas 1836
Mary Duncan 31 do do do C. Palmas 1836
Mary Duncan 18 do do do C. Palmas 1836
Maria Duncan 20 do do Reads Country 1842
William Duncan 11 do do Spells C. Palmas 1836
Mary Duncan 5 do do do C. Palmas 1835
Esther Duncan 11 do do do C. Palmas 1835
Hannah Duncan 10 do do do C. Palmas 1835
Gabrie Duncan 4 do do do C. Palmas 1835
Eliza Duncan 12 do do do 1832 Fever.
Diana Duncan inf. do do do 1832 Fever.
Jeremiah Martin 21 do do Reads Farmer
Nancy Martin 31 do do do
Diana Nubey 75 do do do None 1833 Old age.
Rachel Nubey .22 do do Spells 1837 Anas. exantha.