Emigrants to Liberia – Brig Roundout’s company, arrived at Monrovia February 4, 1837

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 Roundout’s company, arrived at Monrovia February 4, 1837


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
Savourick Bloom 34 North Carolina - Shad. Shuman, Esq. Millsburg - Farmer
Flora Bloom 20 do - do do -
William Bloom 7 do - do do - 1837 Fever
Augustus Bloom 2 do - do do -
Sarah Bloom, infant - do - do do - 1837 Fever
Lucretia Shuman 18 do - do do -
Montreville Shuman 12 do - do do - Farmer S. Leone 1838
Clarissa Shuman 17 do - do do -
Dorus Shuman 9 do - do do - 1837 Fever
Casper Shuman 10 do - do do -
James Shuman 40 do - do do - Farmer
Nancy Shuman 18 do - do do -
Lydia shuman 1 do - do do - 1837 Fever
Nathan Legan 45 do - do do - Farmer
Joseph Wooten - do - do do -
Cerena Wooten 5 do - do do -
Solon Wooten 3 do - do do -
Julius Wooten 18 do - do do - Farmer
Ceily Shuman - do - do do -
Susanna Shuman - do - do do - C. Palmas 1839
W. H. Taylor - Washington D. C. - - do Writes and ciphers Physician 1840 Consumption
Amelia Taylor - do Free born - do Reads US 1840
James Payne 28 Virginia - Unknown do - Farmer
Philip Coleman - North Carolina - Shad. Shuman, Esq. do - do
Henry Shackelford 45 Virginia - - Monrovia Writes
Eliza Shackleford 40 do Free born - do do Seamstress 1842 Decline
Maria Shackleford 16 do do - do do do
Ann Shackleford 13 do do - do Reads US 1842
James Shackleford 7 do do - do do US 1842
Daniel Shackleford 5 do do - do - 1837 Fever
— Shackelford, inf. - do do - do - 1837 Fever
Peter Rivers 18 do - Unknown do Writes 1837 Fever
Lucretia Shuman 5 North Carolina - Shad. Shuman, Esq. Millsburg -
Willis Shuman 40 do - do do - Farmer S. Leone 1837