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