Emigrants to Liberia – Ship Hercules’s company, arrived at Monrovia January 16, 1833 (pg. 2)

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 Hercules’s company, arrived at Monrovia January 16, 1833 (pg. 2)


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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
Ann Baxter 21 South Carolina Free born Monrovia Reads Seamstress 1833 Fever
Daniel Baxter 8 do do do
Henry Baxter 7 do do do 1840 Consumption.
Elizabeth Baxter 5 do do do Spells.
Rose A Baxter 4 do do do
Jeremiah Baxter 1 do do do
Eugenia Baxter 2 do do do 1833 Fever.
— Baxter, infant do do do
John Evans 35 do do do Writes Tailor S. Leone 1840
Charlotte Evans 29 do do do do Seamstress S. Leone 1840
—Evans 3 do do do S. Leone 1840
—Evans 1 do do do S. Leone 1840
Amey Evans 60 do do do S. Leone 1840
Catharine Jacobs 46 do do do Writes Seamstress.
Isaac Jacobs 24 do do do do Wheelwright 1836 Consumption.
Rachel Jacobs 21 do do do do Mantuamaker 1834 Unknown.
Moses Jacobs 32 do do do do Carpenter 1842 Anasarca.
Lydia Jacobs 27 do do do do Mantuamaker 1833 Female disease.
Isaac A. Mathews 37 do do do do Millwright 1833 Fever.
Sarah Mathews 35 do do do do Seamstress 1835 Diseased lungs.
Emma Mathews, inf. do do do.
James B. Clark 29 do do do do Tinner 1832 Fever.
Mary Clark 23 do do do do Mantuamaker C. Palmas 1836
Elizabeth Clark* 4 do do do Spells C. Palmas 1836
James Clark* 1 do do do C. Palmas 1836
Henry B. Mathews 33 do do do Writes Boot and shoemaker
Lavina Mathews 27 do do do do Mantuamaker
Eliza A. Mathews 11 do do do do C. Palmas 1843
H. B. Mathews, Jr. 8 do do do 1831 Fever
Martha Mathews 7 do do
— Mathews ,infant do do do 1833 Fever
Samuel Mathews 4 do do do.
Jane Miller 39 do do do Reads Laundress S. Leone 1835
Margaret Miller 11 do do do do S. Leone 1835
Ann Miller 10 do do do do S. Leone 1835
PeterMiller 6 do do do Spells S. Leone 1835
John Miller 1 do do do 1833 Fever.
Harriet 50 do do do Laundress
Richard Watson 50 do do do Farmer U. S. 1834
Elizabeth Watson 50 do do do 1833 Fever
Smart Purvis 40 do do do Farmer
Maria Peters 30 do do do Reads Seamstress.
John Givins 41 do do do Writes Carpenter U. S. 1833
Dorothy Givins 39 do do do Reads Laundress 1833 Fever.
Mary Givins 16 do do do Writes Seamstress 1833 Fever.
Joseph Givins 14 do do do do 1833 Fever.
John Givins 4 do do do U.S. 1833
Rachel Givins 2 do do do U.S. 1833
Ann Givins, infant do do do 1833 Fever
James Powell 30 do do do Writes Carpenter
James Eden 46 do do do do
Rachel Eden 37 do do do Reads Seamstress.
Julian Eden 17 do do do Writes Mantuamaker 1833 Fever
Elizabeth Eden 16 do do do do Mantuamaker.
James Eden, Jr. 14 do do do do.
Samuel Eden 11 do do do Reads C. Palmas 1836
Harriet Eden 8 do do do do
Sarah Eden 7 do do do Spells.
Henry Eden 3 do do do
Judith Eden 64 do do do 1834 Decline.
Moses Eden 55 do do do Blacksmith 1834 Decline.
Jane Drayton 44 do do do Reads Laundress.
Joseph Scott 57 do do do do Sawyer 1833 Fever
Patience Scott 53 do do do do Laundress S. Leone 1835
Lewis Winfield 13 do do do do Painter 1840 Unknown.

*Cause of removal, marriage.