Emigrants to Liberia – Brig Mail’s company, arrived at Sinoe July 9, 1838

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 Mail’s company, arrived at Sinoe July 9, 1838


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
Robert Leaper 63 Mississippi Free born - Sinoe - Farmer
Maria Leaper 33 do do - do - - 1838 Fever
Matilda Leaper* 19 do do - do - - - - C. Palmas 1842
Henderson Wilson 30 do - Mr. Anketell do - Farmer 1838 Fever
George Wilson 25 do - do do - do
James Spiller 26 do - do do - do 1838 Fever
Watt Spiller 19 do - do do - do
Peter Smollett 60 do - do do - do 1839 Decline
Troy Davis 30 do - do do - do 1839 Diseased lungs
Ann Davis 29 do - do do - - 1838 Fever
Sarah Davis 4 do - do do -
Mary Davis 1 do - do do - - 1838 Fever
George Slipp 68 do - do do - Farmer 1838 Fever
Stephen Young 34 do - do do - do
Riney Young 30 do - do do - - 1838 Fever
Peter Young 1 do - do do - - 1838 Fever
Edward Morris 36 do - do do - Farmer
Lucretia Morris 40 do - do do -
Julia Williams 14 do - do do -
Harriet Clark 9 do - do do -
Celia Boggs 6 do - do do -
Henry Bazill 30 do - do do -
Grace Bazill 28 do - do do - - 1840 Unknown
Mary Bazill 2 do - do do - - 1838 Fever
William Bunner 40 do - do do - Farmer
Martha Bunner 35 do - do do - - 1838 Fever
Washington Bunner 13 do - do do - Farmer
Martha Buley 21 do - do do - 1839 Unknown
George Slay 10 do - do do - -
William Clayton 10 do - do do -
Charles Clayton 12 do - do do -
Elisha Douglass 7 do - do do -
Henry Douglass 5 do - do do -
Nicholas Johnson 58 do - do do - Farmer 1838 Fever
Amey Douglass 4 do - do do -
Clark Page 14 do - do do - do
Samuel Parson 13 do - do do - - - - S. Leone 1839

*Cause of removal to Cape Palmas, marriage.