Emigrants to Liberia – Brig Criterion’s company, arrived at Monrovia October 30, 1831

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 Criterion’s company, arrived at Monrovia October 30, 1831


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
Quash Greenfield 66 Savannah - Unknown Caldwell - - 1835 Decline
Daniel Greenfield 40 do - do do - - 1831 Fever
Philip Greenfield 35 do - do do - - 1834 Pleurisy
Sancho Greenfield 30 do - do do
Ann Greenfield 40 do - do do
Martha Greenfield 13 do - do do
Lucinda Greenfield 9 do - do do
William Greenfield 7 do - do do - - 1842 Diseased brain
Caroline Greenfield 6 do - do do
Mahala Greenfield 3 do - do do
Louisa Greenfield, inf. - do - do do - - 1831 Fever
Cloe Greenfield 35 do - do do
Miles Greenfield 12 do - do do - - - - S. Leone 1839
Isaiah Greenfield 2 do - do do - - 1831 Fever
Henry Greenfield, inf. - Savannah - Unknown Caldwell - - 1831 Fever
Harriet Greenfield 22 do - do do - - 1838 Anasarca
Claborn Greenfield 2 do - do do - - 1831 Fever
Ann Greenfield, inf. - do - do do - - 1832 Unknown
Moses Williams 31 North Carolina Free born - Monrovia - - - - S. Leone 1835
Rhody Williams 28 do do - do - - 1831 Fever
George Williams 11 do do - do - - 1842 Pleurisy
John Williams 8 do do - do - - 1831 Fever
Moses Williams 6 do do - do
William Williams 4 do do - do - - 1831 Fever
Jane Williams 2 do do - do
Martha Williams, infant - do do - do
Mathias Mathews 28 do - Unknown Caldwell - - 1838 By a fall
Elizabeth Mathews 28 do Free born - do
Mathias Mathews, jr. 4 do do - do
William Mathews 1 do do - do
Caleb Jacocks 60 do - General Jacocks do - Farmer 1840 Consumption
Lavina Jacocks 30 do Free born - do - - 1838 Consumption
Delila Jacocks 10 do do - do
Isaiah Jacocks 9 do do - do
Julia Jacocks 6 do do - do
Alfred Jacocks 5 do do - do
Jonathan Jacocks 1 do do - do
Mark Green 25 do - Unknown do - - - - C. Coast 1839
John Smith 26 do - do do - - - - S. Leone 1835
Nathaniel Edmondson 61 Maryland Free born - do -
Nancy Edmondson 50 do do - do
Sarah Edmondson 9 do do - do - - 1831 Fever
Chrisphia Edmondson 6 do do - do - - 1831 Fever
G. V. Caesar 37 do do - do - - 1833 Casualty
Elizabeth Caesar 34 do do - do - - 1838 Diseased lungs
Lot Mitchel 22 Virginia - Unknown do