Emigrants to Liberia – Ship Hercules’s company, arrived at Monrovia January 16, 1833 (pg. 3)

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. 3)


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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
Lewis Ciples 32 South Carolina Free born Monrovia Writes Tailor.
Susan Ciples 26 do do do do Seamstress 1837 Ignorance of midwife
Lewis Ciples, Jr. 6 do do do Spells 1838 Diseased brain.
Ann Ciples 4 do do do.
John Ciples 1 do do do.
Rebecca Bush 23 do do do
Bush 4 do do do.
Bush 1 do do l833 Fever
Thomas Smith 20 do do do.
Mary Darr 27 do do do.
Elizabeth Drayton 45 do do do S. Leone 1835
Zango White 84 do do do 1837 Old age.
Roxanna White 64 do do do 1834 Old age.
Rebecca Darr 5 do do do 1833 Fever.
Rebecca Marshall 14 do do do Writes.
John J. Russell 35 do do do do Millwright S. Leone 1834
Elizabeth Russell 29 do do do Reads S. Leone 1834
J. J. Russell, Jr. 8 do do do Spells S. Leone 1834
Joseph Russell 6 do do do do S. Leone 1834
Nancy Russell 4 do do do S. Leone 1834
Elizabeth Russell 2 do do do 1833 Fever
—Russell, inf. do do do 1833 Fever
Margaret Russell 10 do do do Reads S. Leone 1834
Burwell Gordon 18 do do do do 1839 Drowning
Joseph Provost 17 do do do Writes 1839 Pleurisy
Tabb Smith 40 Georgia do do do 1839 Diseased lungs.
Martha Smith 13 do do do Reads.
Horace Smith 8 do do do Spells.
Adam W. Anderson 29 do do do Writes Shoe maker
Margaret Whitfield 45 do do do
— Jackson 30 do do do Writes 1839 Decline.
Clarissa Holland 52 do do do Reads Laundress
Creed Prescott, 37 do do CaIdwell Sawyer 1838 Decline.
Mary Prescott 38 do do do.
William Prescott 17 do do do Reads 1840 Loathing at the stomach.
Henry Prescott 16 do do do do.
Sarah Prescott 15 do do do Spells
Philip Moore 38 do do Millsburg Wheelwright 1838 Decline.
Mary Moore 36 do do do.
Jeremiah Moore 8 do do do 1833 Fever.
Elizabeth Moore 6 do do do 1833 Fever.
William Jackson 18 do do do Writes 1837 Decline.
Henry Winkler 16 do do do.
Mary Brown 18 do do CaIdwell 1833 Fever.
Marcus Brown 53 do do do U. S. 1834
Elizabeth Williamson 32 do do do.
Thomas Williamson 10 do do do Reads 1840 Anas. exantha.
Marcus Brown, jr. 10 do do do do U. S. 1834
Adam Brown 8 do do do Spells U. S. 1834
Sarah Brown 6 do do do do U. S. 1834
Avery David 48 do do do Reads 1837 Decline.