Emigrants to Liberia – Ship Harriet’s company, arrived at Monrovia March 24, 1829

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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Ship Harriet’s company, arrived at Monrovia March 24, 1829


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
James B. Lundy 25 Virginia Free born - Monrovia Writes & c. Cabinet Maker 1829 Fever
Caroline M. Lundy 22 do do - do do Seamstress - - S. Leone 1835
Nancy Sprigg 80 do do - do - - 1833 Old age
David Payne 42 do do - do Reads - 1829 Fever
Eleanor Payne 42 do do - do - - 1840 Diseased lungs
Henry P. Sprigg 28 do do - do Writes Boot and shoe maker 1833 Anasarca
Mont. Payne 23 do do - do do do 1829 Fever
Eleanor C. Payne 21 do do - do do - 1840 Female disease
Corrine E. Payne 19 do do - do do - 1830 Female disease
Willey A. Payne 17 do do - do do
Francis Payne 15 do do - do Reads Shoemaker
David Y. Payne 13 do do - do do
Caroline R. Payne 12 do do - do Spells
James S. Payne 10 do do - do do
William Payne 8 do do - do do
Frances Payne 6 do do - do - - 1829 Fever
Beverly Payne 4 do do - do
Judith Payne 1 do do - do - - 1829 Fever
Corrina Payne 3 do do - do - - 1829 Fever
Charles Payne 1 Virginia Free born - Monrovia - - 1829 Fever
Samuel Payne 2 do do - do - - 1829 Fever
Amelia Roberts 40 do do - do
E. J. Roberts 18 do do - do Writes & c. - 1843 Consumption
W. J. Roberts 12 do do - do
J. W. Roberts 16 do do - do
H. J. Roberts 10 do do - do 1833 Unknown
Mary J. Roberts 8 do do - do - -
J. J. Roberts 21 do do - do Liberal
Sarah J. Roberts 18 do do - do Writes - 1838 Female disease
—Roberts, infant - do do - do - - 1829 Unknown
D. B. Brown 25 do do - do Writes Blacksmith
A. B. Skinner 45 North Carolina - Unknown do Reads Cooper 1834 Diseased lungs
A. B. Henderson 44 Virginia Free born - do Writes
Roxanna Boswille 22 do do - do Reads - 1839 Diseased lungs
Samuel Richardson 53 do - Unknown do - Farmer 1835 Decline
Lucretia Richardson 60 do - do do - - 1835 Decline
Fountain Richardson 25 do - do do - Farmer
Roxy Richardson 21 do - do do -
J. T. Richardson 19 do - do do Reads Farmer
Martha Richardson 16 do - do do
Samuel Lomax 5 do - do do
Thos. Asbury Lomax 1 do - do do - - 1829 Fever
Charles Harrison 46 do Free born - do - - 1834 Anasarca
Penina Harrison 26 do do - do - - 1843 Diseased lungs
Randolph Cooper 33 do do - do
Nancy Cooper 32 do do - do
Garret Cooper 29 do do - do 1832 Drowning
Thomas Cooper 27 do do - do - Seaman
Reed Cooper 24 do do - do - Seaman
Alexander Monroe 27 do do - do Reads - 1829 Fever
Lucinda Monroe 21 do do - do do - 1829 Decline
John Monroe 3 do do - do - - 1829 Fever
Alex. Monroe, infant - do do - do - - 1829 Fever
Cath. Mondowney 40 do do - do Reads -
Mary J. Logan 10 do do - do do - 1838 Consumption
Emanuel Elliot 21 do do - do Writes - - - U. S. 1835
Sophia Elliot 22 do do - do Reads - 1832 Consumption
Abraham Cheeseman 36 do do - do do B’t & shoe maker
Martha Cheeseman 35 do do - do
Thomas Hunter 18 do do - do Reads do
James Cheeseman 14 do do - do do do 1839 Drowning
John Cheeseman 9 do do - do do do
William Cheeseman 5 do do - do
Abraham Cheeseman 4 do do - do
Joseph Cheeseman 2 do do - do - - 1829 Fever
Margaret Watts 14 do do - do
John Jones 9 do do - do
Fleming Elliot 17 do do - do Writes - - U. S. 1829
Edward Banister 21 do do - do do - 1829 Consumption
Bartemus Lucas 30 do do - do do - 1829 Consumption
Richard Green 22 do do - do do Stone mason 1839 Drowning
Joseph Sheppard 42 do do - do Liberal School teacher 1832 Diseased lungs
Elizabeth Sheppard 40 do do - do - - - - S. Leone 1837
Arthur Sheppard 10 do do - do Reads - 1829 Fever
Julia Ann Dandridge 11 do do - do do - 1830 Pleurisy
J. S. Jones 11 do do - do do - - - S. Leone 1837
Susan Brown 19 do do - do - - 1829 Fever
Elizabeth Brown 2 do do - do
Mary Brown, infant - do do - do - - 1829 Fever
Leander Harris 9 do do - do - - 1829 Unknown
B. P. Yates 18 do do - do Writes
Malvina Fleet 13 do do - do Reads - 1843 Diseased lungs
W. A. Parker 30 do do - do Writes 1830 Unknown
Lucinda Parker 28 do do - do - - S. Leone 1837
W. A. Parker, jr. 11 do do - do Reads - S. Leone 1837
Alexander Parker 9 do do - do do - S. Leone 1837
Henry Parker 2 do do - do - - S. Leone 1837
Frederick Lewis 43 Dist. Columbia do - do Writes
Amey Lewis 43 Dist. Columbia Free born - Monrovia Reads
Gilbert Hunt 45 Virginia do - do Writes Blacksmith - - U. S. 1830
Edward Lewis 42 do - Unknown do do Cooper U. S. 1830
James Smith 23 do - do do - - U. S. 1830
Helen Lewis 30 do - do do - - U. S. 1830
James Thomas 32 do Free born - do Writes Tobacconist 1840 Diseased lungs
Virgina Thomas 30 do do - do Reads - 1829 Fever
Sutton Thomas 10 do do - do - - 1829 Fever
Ursilla Thomas 9 do do - do Spells
Samuel Trent 50 do do - do - Farmer 1830 Decline
Susan Lawson 40 do do - do - - 1829 Female disease
J. Turner 49 do do - do Writes - 1829 Fever
Lucinda Turner 38 do do - do - - - - G. C. Mt. 1843
Harriet Turner 13 do do - do Spells - 1836 Diseased brain
Elizabeth Turner 2 do do - do
John Mason 35 do do - do - - - - Unknown
Sykey Jennings 26 Maryland - Miss. Marg. Mercer do Reads - - - C. Palmas 1834
Thomas Carrol 22 do - do do do Farmer 1829 Fever
Edward Carrol 19 do - do do Spells do
Dorey Jennings 17 do - do do do do 1832 Consumption
Mary Carrol 15 do - do do do
James Jennings 14 do - do do do - - - C. Palmas 1834
Julian Jennings 13 do - do do do - - - C. Palmas 1834
Charles Jennings 9 do - do do do - - - C. Palmas 1834
Peter Jennings 1 do - do do - - - - C. Palmas 1834
Abraham Boston 20 do - do do - Farmer 1838 Decline
Thomas Boston 19 do - do do Spells do - - U. S. 1830
Ann Boston 17 do - do do Reads - 1836 Decline
Henry Boston 12 do - do do
Henry Rollings 20 do - do do - Farmer - - U. S. 1837
James Martin 30 do Free born - do - - - - C. Palmas 1834
Juliet Martin 32 do do - do - - 1829 Fever
Catharine Martin 2 do do - do - - - - C. Palmas
Rachel Stubblefield 45 Virginia do - do - - 1830 Pleurisy
Isaac Stubblefield 50 do - Mr. Stubblefield do - - 1829 Fever
Abraham Stubblefield 11 do - do do
Elizabeth Stubblefield 5 do - do do - - 1829 Fever
James Stubblefield 2 do - do do - - 1829 Fever
Lemuel Hunt 60 do - Rev. Mr. Hunt Caldwell - Farmer 1837 Decline
Esther Hunt 55 do - do do - - 1838 Decline
Jane Hunt 24 do - do do - - 1840 Decline
Rebecca Hunt 39 do - do do - - 1838 Drowning
John Hunt 23 do - do do - Farmer
Martha Hunt 12 do - do do
Caroline Hunt 3 do - do do
Lemuel Hunt 2 do - do do
John Watkins 60 do - do do - Farmer 1837 Old age
Mary Watkins 3 do - do do - - 1829 Fever
Sarah Watkins 1 do - do do - - 1829 Fever
Nelson Watkins 7 do - do do
King Hunt 3 do - do do
Abduhl Rahahman* 60 Tennessee - - Monrovia - Farmer 1830 Diseased lungs
Isabella Rahahman* 55 do - - do
John Stewart 50 Virginia Free born - do - Blacksmith 1837 Decline
Francis Stewart 30 do do - do - - 1839 Unknown
Eliza Stewart 18 do do - do - - - - G. C. Mt. 1832
Thomas Stewart 6 do do - do - - 1829 Fever
John Stewart, infant - do do - do - - 1829 Fever
Johannah Stewart 60 do do - do - - 1829 Old age

*Purchased their freedom