Emigrants to Liberia – Schooner Oriental’s company, arrived at Monrovia July 10, 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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Schooner Oriental’s company, arrived at Monrovia July 10, 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
Alenson Emmerson - West Tennessee - N. Emmerson, Esq. Monrovia - Farmer 1837 Fever
Anaka Emmerson - do - do do - 1837 Fever
Jane Emmerson - do - do do -
Mary Emmerson - do - do do - 1837 Fever
William Emmerson - do - do do - 1837 Fever
Ann Emmerson - do - do do - 1837 Fever
Nicholas Emmerson - do - do do - 1841 Anasarca
J. Emmerson - do - do do - 1841 Anasarca
Joshua Emmerson - do - do do - 1837 Fever
Francis Emmerson - do - do do - 1837 Fever
Thomas Emmerson - do - do do - 1837 Fever
Rachel Emmerson - do - do do -
Judith Emmerson - do - do do -
Hester Emmerson - do - do do - 1837 Fever
Amelia Emmerson - do - do do - 1837 Fever
Jensey Emmerson - do - do do - 1837 Fever
Joshua Emmerson - do - do do - 1837 Fever
Vesey Emmerson - do - do do - 1837 Fever
Emanuel Emmerson - do - do do - 1837 Fever
Martha Emmerson - do - do do -
Charles Emmerson - do - do do - 1837 Fever
James Emmerson - do - do do - 1837 Fever
Andrew Emmerson - do - do do - 1837 Fever
Phillis Emmerson - do - do do - 1837 Fever
Jefferson Emmerson - do - do do - 1837 Fever
Joseph Emmerson - do - do do - 1837 Fever
Catharine Emmerson - do - do do - 1837 Fever
Elmira Emmerson - do - do do - 1837 Fever
Andrew Emmerson - do - do do - 1837 Fever
Jackson Emmerson - do - do do - 1837 Fever
Napoleon Emmerson - do - do do - 1837 Fever
Randolph Emmerson - do - do do -
Mahala Emmerson - do - do do - 1837 Fever
Matilda Emmerson - do - do do -
Barbary Emmerson - do - do do -
James Emmerson - do - do do -
Nicholas Emmerson - do - do do -
Caroline Emmerson - do - do do - 1837 Fever