Emigrants to Liberia – Brig Hunter’s company, arrived at Monrovia March 13, 1825

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 Hunter’s company, arrived at Monrovia March 13, 1825


Names Age State or place from which they emigrated Free born or otherwise Where located on their arrial in the colony Extent of education Profession Date of death Cause of death Removed to what place Removal date Removal Cause
Elizabeth Brown 54 Virginia Free born Caldwell Unknown - 1831 Consumption
Cranston Brown 36 do do do do Farmer 1842 Consumption
Elizabeth Brown 34 do do do do - 1828 Consumption
Francis Brown 12 do do do do - 1839 Unknown
Dancer Brown 7 do do do do
Cornelius Brown 40 do do do do do 1829 Consumption
Mary Brown 35 do do do do - 1843 Consumption
Sylvanus Brown 6 do do do do - 1843 Anasarca
William Brown 9 do do do do
Allen Davis 40 do do do do do 1830 Casualty
Elsy Davis 32 do do do do
Washington Davis 15 do do do do
Amanda Davis 13 Virginia Free born Caldwell Unknown - 1826 Anasarca
Martha Davis 12 do do do do
Claborn Davis 22 do do do do 1825 Casualty
Charity Hunter* 22 do - Monrovia do
—-Hunter 4 North Carolina - do - 1834 Fever
—-Hunter 6 do - do - 1831 Fever
John Griffin 25 Virginia do do - 1828 Blown up by powder
Levi Hurdle 20 do do do 1828 Fever
Samuel L. Jones 36 do do do Writes 1828 Pleurisy
Jane Jones 34 do do do Reads - C. Palmas 1837
Alexander Jones 9 do do do Spells - C. Palmas 1837 His mother
Richard Jones 7 do do do do 1825 Decline
Ann Jones 5 do do do - 1826 Decline
Sarah Jones 3 do do do - 1825 Fever
Cary Kenney, sr. ± 38 do - Caldwell - 1827 Diseased lungs
Ara kenney 35 do do do Reads 1839 Decline
Peter Kenney 17 do do do Spells 1831 Diseased brain
Amelia Kenney 12 do do do do 1831 Anasarca
John Kenney 14 do do do do 1829 Unknown
Josiah Kenney 11 do do do - 1838 Diseased lungs
Nelson Kenney 9 do do do - 1825 Fever
Cary Kenney, jr. 7 do do do - 1825 Fever
Robert Kenney 5 do do do - 1825 Fever
—-Kenney, infant - do do do - 1825 Fever
Mary Lewis 36 do do Monrovia - 1835 Drowning
David Logan, sr. 34 do do do - 1838 Drowning
David Logan, jr. 5 do do do - 1825 Fever
Coy Page 36 do do do Writes 1826 Drowning
Nancy Rix 24 do do do
Sarah Taylor 22 do do do Spells 1828 By lightning
John Taylor 7 do do do - 1830 Pleurisy
Joshua Thompson 47 do do do Reads 1829 Consumption
Reuben Thompson 50 do do do Writes 1825 Fever
Eliza Thompson 46 do do do Reads 1837 Pleurisy
Hugh Thompson 19 do do do 1825 Pleurisy
Nancy Thompson 16 do do do Spells - S. Leone 1838
David Thompson 14 do do do do 1825 Fever
Curtis Thompson 13 do do do do 1830 Supposed to have been murdered by a Spanish slaver.
Harley Thompson 11 do do do do 1825 Fever
Sarah Thompson 4 do do do - 1825 Fever
Thomas Tomkins 17 do do do - 1828 By powder
John Williams,sr. 40 North Carolina do Caldwell - 1826 Casualty
Elizabeth Williams 33 do do do Reads 1835 Consumption
Julia Williams 15 do do do Spells
Marinda Williams 13 do do do do
William Williams 14 do do do do 1827 Pleurisy
John Williams, jr. 11 do do do
Mary A. Williams 9 do do do
Eliza Williams 8 do do do
Joseph Williams 6 do do do
Elsy Williams 4 do do do
Elizabeth Williams 2 do do do
John Lewis, 2d 15 do do Monrovia Writes - 1836 Drowning

* Emancipated by Mr. Hunter.     ±Emancipated, by whom unknown.