Emigrants to Liberia – Brig Doris’s Company, arrived at Monrovia August 11, 1827

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 Doris’s Company, arrived at Monrovia August 11, 1827


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
Merdin Brozier 44 North Carolina - Unknown Caldwell - - 1828 Consumption
Mirian Brozier 39 do Free born - do - - 1830 Consumption
Henry Brozier 8 do do - do - - 1840 Consumption
Richard Brozier 4 do do - do - - 1841 Consumption
Martha Brozier 6 do do - do
Miriam Brozier 3 do do - do - - 1827 Fever
___Brozier 1 do do - do - - 1842 Consumption
William Fox 25 Maryland do - Monrovia - Farmer 1833 Consumption
Mary Harris 60 do do - do Reads
David Harris 28 do do - do Writes
John Harris 31 do do - do do - 1833 Drowning
Julian Harris 26 do do - do Spells
Nathaniel Harris 13 do do - do do
Joseph Harris 5 do do - do -
Peter Johnson 40 North Carolina - do do Reads do
Homer Johnson 52 do - do Caldwell - - 1829 Consumption
Esther Johnson 48 do do - do - - - - S. Leone 1835
Phocion Johnson 23 do do - do - do 1829 Consumption
Samuel Johnson 21 do do - do - do 1838 Consumption
Maria Johnson 18 do do - do - - 1840 Consumption
Edward Johnson 17 do do - do - do
John Johnson 13 do do - do - - 1836 By natives in the country.
Diana Johnson 11 do do - do - - - - S. Leone 1835
Ann Johnson 9 do do - do - - - - do 1835
Homer Johnson, jr. 4 do do - do - - 1827 Fever
Nancy Johnson 2 do do - do - - 1827 Fever
Merinda Jordan 17 do do - do - - 1827 Fever
John Hanson* 36 Maryland - - Monrovia Writes
George R. McGill 40 do do - do Writes and ciphers School teacher - - C. Palmas 1837
Samuel F. McGill 12 do do - do Writes - - - C. Palmas 1837
Richard Morris 23 do - - Caldwell - - 1827 Fever
Eliza Morris 19 do - - do - - 1827 Fever
Davis Palen 22 North Carolina - - do - - 1833 Decline
James Parker 21 do - - do - - 1838 Shot Country
Primus Peale 60 do - - do - - 1829 Old age
Essex Peale 43 do - - do - - 1831 Decline
Isaac Peale 36 do - - do - - 1827 Fever
Judith Peale 35 do - - do - - 1827 Fever
Temple Peale 29 do - - do
Catharine Peale 26 do - - do - - 1828 Consumption
Shepherd Peale 23 do - - do - - 1836 Consumption
Alexander Peale 22 do - - do
Randal Peale 20 do - - do
Rosetta Peale 19 do - - do
Amelia Peale 7 do - - do
Charity Peale 17 do - - do - - - - G. C. Mt. 1843
Sabora Peale 15 do - - do
Adeline Peale 13 do - - do
Solomon Peale 6 do - - do - - 1827 Fever
Selah Peale 4 do - - do - - 1827 Fever
Henry Peale 3 do - - do - - 1827 Fever
Martha Peale 2 do Free born - do 1827 Fever
Eliza Peale 4 do do - do - -
—Peale 1 do do - do - - 1827 Smothered
James Pritchard 22 do do - do - Sawyer 1832 Decline
Jacob Pritchard 19 do do - do - Sawyer 1837 Decline
Joseph Robinson 45 Virginia - Unknown Monrovia - Stone Mason 1833 Decline
Daniel Robinson 32 do - do do - Stone Mason 1840 Decline
Argile Robinson 30 do - do do - Stone Mason - - S. Leone 1828
Mary Robinson 22 do - do do - Cook
Hannah Robinson 20 Virginia - Unknown Monrovia - - 1842 Decline
Rebecca Robinson 5 do - do do
Robert Robinson, inf - do - do do
Richard Spellman 26 North Carolina Free born - Caldwell - Farmer 1838 Decline
Margaret Spellman 19 do do do do - - 1839 Unknown
Judith Tisdale 36 do - do do
Moses Tisdale 15 do - do do - - 1839 Diseased brain
Rachel Tisdale 13 do - do do - - 1837 Unknown
Aaron Tisdale 11 do - do do - - 1839 Diseased brain
Jane Tisdale 6 do - do do
John Tisdale 4 do - do do
Elizabeth Tisdale 26 do - do do
Jacob Tisdale 11 do - do do - - 1840 Unknown
Dempsey Tisdale 9 do - do do - - 1827 Fever
Margaret Tisdale 8 do - do do - - 1827 Fever
Sarah Tisdale 6 do - do do - - 1827 Fever
Elijah Tisdale 4 do - do do - - 1827 Fever
Lydia Parker 22 do - do do - - 1829 Anasarca
Samuel Wheeler 33 do - do Monrovia - Carpenter
Hulda Wheeler 27 do - do do
Catherine Wheeler 1 do - do do
Phaiby Wheeler 23 do - do do - - - - C. Palmas
James Wheeler 1 do - do do
Miles White 22 do do do Caldwell - Farmer 1835 Anasarca
Jane White 21 do do do do - - 1827 Fever
—White 1 do do do do
Davis White 18 do do do do
Essex White 26 do do do do - Farmer
Nathan White 28 do do do do - Farmer 1829 Consumption
Faithy White 22 do do do do - - 1839 Anasarca
Margaret White 4 do do do do - - 1836 Anasarca
—-White 1 do do do do - - 1836 Anasarca

*Purchased his freedom