Emigrants to Liberia – Schooner Margaret Mercer’s company, arrived at Monrovia, 1833

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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Schooner Margaret Mercer’s company, arrived at Monrovia, 1833


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
William Johnson, sr. 35 Connecticut - Monrovia Writes 1833 Fever
Elizabeth Johnson 29 do - do do - - C. Palmas 1834
William Johnson, jr. 1 do - do - 1833 Fever
William Casey 30 Maryland - do Writes Seaman - - U. S. 1836
Gilbert Hays 31 Virginia - Dr. Mathews do Reads Farmer 1836 Injury of kidneys from falling
—–Russell 25 do - do do do do - - Unknown 1837