Emigrants to Liberia – Schooner Swift’s company, arrived at Monrovia July, 1836

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 Swift’s company, arrived at Monrovia July, 1836


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
Daniel Banks 35 Mississippi William Foster, Esq. Millsburg Farmer 1842 Decline
Charlotte Banks 33 do do do
Reuben Mitchell 30 do do do Farmer
Thomas Martin 40 do do do Farmer 1841 Unknown
Harriet Martin 22 do do do
Alexander Martin 19 do do do Farmer
Henry Harrison 22 do do do do Unknown 1839
Brazil Foster 19 do do do do US 1839
Matilda Foster 17 do do do
William Foster 10 do do do C. Palmas 1836
John Foster 9 do do do
Edward Banks 5 do do do
Joseph Banks 2 do do do
George Mitchell 10 do do do
William Mitchell 8 do do do
Thomas Mitchell 6 do do do
Louisa Mitchell 4 do do do
Louisa Williams 40 do do do
Judith Williams 32 do do do
Mary J. Williams 19 do do do 1842 Unknown
Martha Williams 16 do do do
Henry Williams 14 do do do Farmer 1838 Unknown
Charles Winder 28 do do do do
Caroline Winder 25 do do do
Lucretia Winder 12 do do do
Henrietta Winder 8 do do do
Georgianna Winder 6 do do do
—Hillman do do do S. Leone 1840
—Hillman do do do
—Braxton do do do 1838 Drowning
Ellen Braxton do do do 1843 Unknown
Thomas Braxton 6 do do do 1843 Unknown
Eliza Braxton 5 do do do 1843 Unknown
Ellen Braxton 4 do do do
—Dickerson do do do
Henry Bundy 43 do do do Farmer 1840 Diseased Lungs
— Bundy 40 do do do 1840 Diseased Lungs
Matilda Bundy 14 do do do
Peter Bundy 5 do do do
Essex Bundy 3 do do do
Scott Bundy 1 do do do 1840 Pleurisy
— Braxton 70 do do do Farmer 1840 Old age