Emigrants to Liberia – Ship Emperor’s Company, arrived at Monrovia February 12, 1838 Page 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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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
Agnes Toliver 62 Virginia - John Stockdale, Esq. Millsburg - - 1838 Fever
Ann Goodhul 40 do - do do - - 1840 Decline
Lewis Goodhul 22 do - do do - Farmer
Monroe Goodhul 17 do - do do - do
William Goodhul 14 do - do do - do 1842 Drowning
Lucretia Goodhul 9 do - do do - - 1841 Diseased brain
Ambrose Goodhul 6 do - do do - - 1839 Drowning
Peter Jones 50 do - do do - Farmer 1839 Consumption
Moses Jones 52 do - do do - do 1840 Consumption
Henry Jones 30 do - do do - do 1840 Drowning
Tabitha Miller 60 do - do do - -
Nelly Miller 22 do - do do - - 1841 Unknown
Lucinda Miller 5 do - do do - - 1838 Pleurisy
Benjamin Miller 5 do - do do - Farmer 1839 Anasarca
Benjamin Miller 20 do - do do - do 1839 Pleurisy
John Miller 18 do - do do - do 1843 Consumption
Francis Miller 50 do - do do - do 1841 Consumption
Simon Simms 36 do - do do - do 1843 Consumption
Robin Simms 31 do - do do - do
Joseph Simms 23 do - do do - do 1839 Unknown
Thornton Simms 21 do - do do - do
Caesar Simms 18 do - do do - do
Braxton Simms 11 do - do do - 1839 Unknown
Sarah Simms 16 do - do do -
Barbary Jones 45 do - do do - - 1838 Fever
Walker Jones 25 do - do do - Farmer 1843 Consumption
John Jones 22 do - do do - do
Silas Jones 18 do - do do - do 1838 Fever
Edmund Jones 4 do - do do - - 1838 Fever
Mary Jones 15 do - do do -
Maria Jones 12 do - do do -
Frances Jones 9 do - do do - 1838 Fever
Richard Smith sr. 45 do - John Smith sr., Esq. do - Farmer
Richard Smith jr. 20 do - do do - do
Stith Smith 19 do - do do -
Goodwane Smith 19 do - do do -
Isaac Smith 17 do - do do -
Henry Smith 26 do - do do - Farmer - - S. Leone 1837
Randolph Smith 12 do - do do - - 1838 Fever
James Smith 10 do - do do - - 1840 Unknown
Sandy Smith 5 do - do do - - 1838 Fever
Emily Smith 8 do - do do - - 1838 Fever
Jennetta Smith 7 do - do do -
Martha Smith 45 do - do do -
Sarah Smith 75 do - do do -
Simon Smith 55 do - do do - Farmer 1839 Anasarca
David Smith 51 do - do do - do 1840 Diseased lungs