Emigrants to Liberia – Brig Roanoke’s Company, arrived at Monrovia February 17, 1833 pt. 1

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 Roanoke’s Company, arrived at Monrovia February 17, 1833 pt. 2


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
Thomas Hollister 45 North Carolina Free born - Monrovia Reads Fisherman 1833 Fever
Loretta Hollister 35 do do - do do 1833 Anas. exantha
Francis Jane Hollister 9 do do - do Spells 1833 Fever
Josiah Hollister 7 do do - do do
Loretta Hollister 5 do do - do
Sarah A. Hollister 3 do do - do - 1834 Unknown
Sarah Ogon 60 do do - do Reads
Prudence Brown 80 do do - do - 1835 Old age
Delitha Williams 60 do do - do Reads 1836 Consumption
Feribe Thomas 26 do do - do Spells
Nancy Thomas 9 do do - do do
Mary A. Thomas 6 do do - do do
Frances Thomas 3 do do - do
Rosena Jones 28 Virginia do - Caldwell
William Artis 39 do do - do Reads Shoe maker
Henry Artis 16 do do - do - 1839 Consumption
Jordan Artis 11 do do - do -
Edward Artis 13 do do - do - 1837 Consumption
James Artis 8 do do - do - 1833 Fever
Brown Colbert 48 do - Unknown Monrovia Reads Blacksmith 1833 Fever
Mary Colbert 45 do - do do do 1833 Fever
Burwell Colbert 8 do - do do
Edwin Colbert 6 do - do do 1833 Fever
Mary Colbert 29 do - do do Writes 1843 Diseased lungs
Isaac Legins 33 do - do do do 1833 Diseased liver
Mildred Legins 27 do - do do Reads 1833 Diseased liver
Isaac Legins 2 do - do do - 1833 Diseased liver
Thena Colbert 13 do - do do Reads 1840 Female disease
Diana Shanks 55 do - do do 1833 Fever
Moses Shanks 13 do - do do
Angelina Watts 30 do - do do 1833 Fever
Amby Watts 8 do - do do
Reuben Watts 5 do - do do
John Burns 22 do - do - Reads Oil Miller 1835 Blowing rock
Daniel Tyrrel 45 do - do Caldwell Farmer 1840 Consumption
Adam Cuffy 70 do - do do do 1835 Decline
Cornelia Tyrrel 14 do - do do
John Tyrrel 12 do - do do
Keziah Cuffy 60 do - do Monrovia 1834 Decline
Rhody Cuffy 12 do - do do
Edmund Curtis 33 do - do do
Mary Curtis 35 do - do do
Rebecca Curtis 17 do - do do 1833 Fever
Amos Herring 39 do - do Caldwell Writes Turner
Elizabeth Herring 28 do - do do - 1833 Fever
Samuel Herring 12 do - do do Spells
Margaret Herring 10 do - do do do
Mary Herring 8 do - do do
Wesley Herring 3 do - do do - 1833 Fever
Oscar Herring 1 do - do do - 1833 Fever
Jacob Moffat 60 do - do Monrovia - 1833 Fever
Margaret Moffat 47 do - do Caldwell - 1833 Fever
George H. Moffat 16 do - do do - 1836 Pleurisy
Young C. Moffat 13 do - do do - 1834 Anas. exantha
Henry Moffat 11 do - do do - 1834 Anas. exantha