Emigrants to Liberia – Schooner Orion’s company, arrived at Monrovia December 10, 1831

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 Orion’s company, arrived at Monrovia December 10, 1831


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 arrial in the colony Extent of education Profession Date of death Cause of death Removed to what place Removal date
John Nichols 60 Maryland Free born Caldwell Barber S. Leone 1836
Jane Nichols 40 do do do S. Leone 1836
James NIchols 14 do do do Reads Barber S. Leone 1836
Minty Nichols 110 do do do 1831 Old age
Joseph Nichols 13 do do do Spells S. Leone 1836
Sarah Nichols 12 do do do do S. Leone 1836
Francis Nichols 10 do do do do 1831 Fever
Washington Nichols 8 do do do 1831 Fever
Emma Dansbury 24 do Unknown do
John Dansbury 2 do do do 1831 Fever
Elijah Brown 19 do Free born do Barber 1831 Fever
John Stephens 47 do do do Reads Brick layer 1836 Diseased lungs
Catharine Stephens 45 do do do C. Palmas 1836
James H. Stephens 19 do do do Reads
Mary A. Stephens 14 do do do do 1831 Fever
George W. Stephens 8 do do do do 1832 Fever
Jeseph Stephens 9 do do do do 1832 Fever
Alex B. Stephens 4 do do do Spells 1831 Fever
Daniel Banks do do do C. Palmas 1836
John Banks do do do C. Palmas 1836
Emanuel A. Jose 25 do do do Unknown
Cassandra Jose 50 do do do 1838 Anas. exantha
Hannah Anthony 40 do do do
Caroline Ridgway 40 do do do Cook
Joshua Chase 22 do Mrs. Wallace do Writes 1839 Diseased brain
Henry Chase 18 do do do Reads
Isaac Dunning 13 do C. Tiffany, Esq. do Spells
Lewis Wainwright 20 do Free born do
Mary Merricks 17 Maryland Free born Reads
Henry Hynson 21 do do Writes 1838 Anas. exantha
Susan Hynson 21 do do Reads