Emigrants to Liberia – Brig Luna’s company, arrived at Bassa Cove August, 1836

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 Luna’s company, arrived at Bassa Cove August, 1836


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 Date of death Cause of death Removed to what place Removal date
John Haynes 45 Georgia Free born - Bassa Cove Writes - 1836 Fever
Mary Haynes 34 do do - do Reads
Mary Haynes 10 do do - do do
John Haynes 14 do do - do Writes
Anthony Haynes 6 do do - do
Caroline Haynes 4 do do - do 1836 Fever
Charles Bowyer 22 do do - do Writes &c Tailor 1841 Consumption
Smith Brown 48 Virginia - Unknown do Reads - 1836 Fever
Isaac Brown 32 do - do do do - 1840 Decline
Abigail Brown 29 do - do do Spells - 1836 Fever
Owen Brown 9 do - do do do - 1839 Unknown
Peter Brown 5 do - do do 1838 Diseased lungs
Charles Brown 3 do - do do
Elizabeth Brown 21 do - do do Spells
Peter Brown 3 do - do do
Thomas Brown 1 do - do do
Ellen Wilson 9 do - do do
John Smith 65 do - do do Reads Farmer 1836 Fever
Wilson Morton 38 do - do do do 1841 Decline
Nancy Morton 28 do - do do do 1838 Unknown
Peter Toliver 12 do - do do
Austin Majors 28 do - do do Spells
Ann Majors 14 do - do do do
Mary Majors 5 do - do do
Tolbert Majors 33 do - do do Spells Farmer - - Set. Croo 1840
Silvey Majors 12 do - do do do
Washington Majors 9 do - do do 1836 Fever
Caroline Majors 7 do - do do
Thornton Majors 10 do - do do Spells
Thomas Majors 8 do - do do 1839 Unknown
Thornton Wilson 36 do - do do Farmer
Lewis Harland 16 do - do do do 1836 Fever
Agnes Harland 32 do - do do
Asbury Harland 11 do - do do 1841 Decline
Wesley Harland 9 do - do do
Coke Harland 7 do - do do 1839 Pleurisy
Fletcher Harland 5 do - do do Farmer 1837 Unknown
John Dunn 42 do - do do
Margaret Dunn 32 do - do do 1836 Fever
Susan Dunn 14 do - do do
Eliza Dunn 10 do - do do 1838 Pleurisy
Rebecca Green 5 do - do do 1839 Pleurisy
James Byrd 27 do - do do Writes Shoemaker
Leonora Herring 30 Connecticut - do do Reads 1837 Diseased Lungs
Mary J. Herring 3 do - do do - - US 1842
Robert Buchner 54 Virginia - do do Farmer 1836 Fever
Rachel Buchner 52 do - do do 1836 Fever
Harriet Buchner 25 do - do do
Lewis Buchner 20 do - do do Farmer 1839 Unknown
Jacob Buchner 16 do - do do do 1836 Fever
Mary A. Buchner 14 do - do do 1836 Fever
Esther Buchner 12 do - do do 1836 Fever
Samuel Buchner 10 do - do do 1839 Unknown
Rebecca Buchner 8 do - do do 1836 Fever
Robert Long 68 do - do do Farmer 1837 Consumption
Sarah Long 56 do - do do 1836 Fever
Judith Long* 25 do - do do - - C. Palmas 1837
Samuel Long 20 do - do do Farmer 1839 Diseased Lungs
Israel Long 18 do - do do do 1837 Anasarca
Samuel Myers 28 do - do do - - C. Palmas 1837
Louisa Mustipher 32 Georgia Free bo-rn - do Reads
Leonard Mustipher 12 do do - do do
Amelia Mustipher 10 do do - do do
James Mustipher 9 do do - do do
Margaret Mustipher 7 do do - do Spells
Isaiah Mustipher 5 do do - do 1836 Fever
George Mustipher 3 do do - do 1836 Fever
George Taylor 30 Virginia - Unknown do Farmer - - S. Leone 1837
Mary Taylor 25 do - do do - - S. Leone 1837
Philip Taylor 16 do - do do Farmer - - S. Leone 1837
John Taylor 10 do - do do 1836 Fever
— Taylor 1 do - do do 1836 Fever
John Donaldson 50 do - do do
Mary Donaldson 45 do - do do
Eliza Donaldson 20 do - do do 1836 Fever
James Donaldson 8 do - do do 1839 Unknown
William Donaldson 6 do - do do 1837 Diseased brain
John Wright 60 do - do do Farmer 1836 Consumption
David Auguire 50 do - do do do 1840 Fever
Keziah Aguire 30 do - do do 1836 Unknown
Hannah Auguire 7 do - do do 1836 Fever
Jane Auguire 3 do - do do 1836 Fever
Martha Auguire 1 do - do do 1836 Fever
Benjamin Ray 18 do - do do Farmer 1836 Fever
Catharine Thomas 63 do - do do 1836 Consumption

*Cause of removal to Cape Palmas, marriage.