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