Emigrants to Liberia – Brig Valador’s company, arrived at Monrovia January 12, 1831

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 Valador’s company, arrived at Monrovia January 12, 1831


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
John Washington 58 Virginia Free born - Caldwell - Farmer 1835 Consumption
James Washington 20 do do - do - do
Ann Taylor 25 do do - do - - 1834 Consumption
Frances A. Taylor 5 do do - do - - 1834 Fever
John Gardner 35 do do - do
Catharine Gardner 26 do do - do
Anthony Gardner 11 do do - do
Jesse Gardner 9 do do - do
Alfred Gardner 7 do do - do - - 1831 Fever
Julianna Mingo 23 do do - do
Charles Davis 35 do do - do - Seaman 1830 Captured by a Spanish slaver.
Eliza Davis 23 do do - do 1834 Consumption
William Davis 10 do do - do
Littleton Davis 8 do do - do
Patrick Davis 6 do do - do
Mary H. Davis 2 do do - do - - 1837 Pleurisy
Hartwell Vines 30 do do - do - Sawyer
Martha Vines 21 do do - do
Merdick Vines 6 do do - do - - 1832 Unknown
Caroline Vines 4 do do - do - - 1831 Fever
Patsy Vines 2 do do - do
Hack Brigs 28 do do - do - Farmer 1841 Pleurisy
Maria Brigs 25 do do - do
Henry Brigs 8 do do - do - - 1840 Pleurisy
Levy Dozier 16 North Carolina do - do - - 1831 Fever
Peter Dozier 12 do do - do - - - - In co’ntry 1842
Francis Brigs 5 do do - do
Hannah Brigs 1 do do - do
Temple Clark 35 do do - do
Cornelia Clark 6 do do - do - - 1831 Fever
Mary Ran 60 Virginia do - Monrovia - - 1838 Old age
Sarah Ran 28 do do - do - - 1839 Consumption
Josiah Ran 8 do do - do - - 1838 Drowning
Eliza Ran 12 do do - do
Elizabeth Byrd 25 do do - Caldwell
Harriet Byrd 7 do do - do - - 1837 Pleurisy
Burgess Byrd 5 do do - do
Georgianna Byrd 1 do do - do - - 1831 Fever
Henry Clark 22 do do - do Shoe maker
David Liberty 25 do do - do - - 1832 Consumption
Caswell Byrd 18 do do - do - - 1831 Fever
Henry Duncan 33 do do - do
William Thomas 35 do do - do - - 1833 Diseased lungs
Caesar Cayton 60 North Carolina do - do - - 1831 Old age
Hester Cayton 60 do do - do - - 1831 Old age
Maria Commander 25 do do - do
Hester Commander 2 do do - do
Ellen Commander, infant, born at sea - - Free born - Caldwell - - 1831 Fever
Henderson Spellman 27 North Carolina do - do - - 1843 Decline
Nancy Spellman 20 do do - do
Eliza Spellman 12 do do - do
Miley Spellman 5 do do - do
Benjamin Spellman 8 do do - do
Richard Boon 40 Alabama - Mr. Boon do - - - - U. S. 1833
Joseph Dozier 11 North Carolina Free born - do - - 1843 Pleurisy
Ann Commander 20 do do - do
Lavina Commander 2 do do - do
Ambrose Commander 4 do do - do
Malici Commander 8 do do - do
Ellis Commander 14 do do - do - - - - In co’ntry 1842
Eady Harvey 30 do do - do
William Harvey 9 do do - do
John Harvey 8 do do - do
Mary E. Harvey 1 do do - do - - 1831 Fever
Moses Hall 21 do do - do - - 1839 Decline
Penina Hall 19 do do - do - - 1839 Decline
Aaron Trublood 23 do do - do - - 1840 Anasarca
Charlotte Simons 39 do do - do - - 1831 Fever
Delila Simons 7 do do - do - - 1831 Fever
John Simons 23 do do - do - - 1839 Unknown
Rhody Simons 20 do do - do
Nixon Dozier 28 do do - do - - 1841 Decline
Ann Dozier 20 do do - do
Harriet Dozier 5 do do - do - - 1831 Fever
Mingo Warrington 48 do do - do - - 1840 Decline
Sidney Warrington 32 do do - do - - 1839 Decline
John Warrington 11 do do - do - -
Anthony Warrington 8 do do - do - -
Saber Warrington 3 do do - do - -
Vina Henly 30 do do - do - - 1840 Diseased brain
Mary Henly 7 do do - do - - 1831 Fever
Sampson Dozier 35 do do - do - -