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