Emigrants to Liberia – Ship Indian Chief’s company, arrived at Monrovia March 22, 1826

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 Indian Chief’s company, arrived at Monrovia March 22, 1826


Names Age State or place from which they emigrated Free born or otherwise Where located on their arrial in the colony Extent of education Profession Date of death Cause of death Removed to what place Removal date Removal Cause
Isaac Alenson 19 North Carolina Free born Caldwell - - 1826 Fever
Joseph Albert 48 do do do - Farmer 1830 Anasarca
Margaret Albert 27 do do do - - 1835 Unknown
Richard Albert 9 do do do - - 1828 Unknown
Jane Albert 3 do do do
William Baley 45 do do do - - 1833 Decay or decline
Catharine Baley 41 do do do - - 1836 Decline
Mathias Bowe 26 do do do
Tamar Bowe 24 do do do
Mary Bowe 3 do do do
Henry Bowe 1 do do do
John Brown 19 do do do - - 1827 Anasarca
Bennet Demery 36 do do do Writes Sailmaker - - The Country 1841 Unknown
Miles White 7 do do do
Sarah Demery 30 do do do Reads - 1832 Consumption
Ann E. Demery 12 do do do
Warren Demery 10 do do do
Jacob Cole* 25 Maryland - do Writes - 1828 Consumption
Charlotte Collins 19 North Carolina do Monrovia
Moses Freeman 43 Maryland do Monrovia do - 1826 Fever
Rachel Freeman 40 do do do Reads - 1835 Decline
James F. Paxton+ 5 Virginia do do - - 1826 Fever
Ann Freeman 17 Maryland do do do
Mary Freeman 13 Maryland do do Reads
Susanna Freeman 11 do do do Spells - 1838 Anasarca
Rachel Freeman 6 do do do do
Moses Freeman, jr. 4 do do do - - 1826 Fever
Oney Hamilton 25 North Carolina do do do - 1841 Decline
Jonathan James 40 do do Caldwell Writes, ciphers - 1832 Decline
Amey James 40 do do do Spells
Keziah James 11 do do do do - 1838 Decline
Frederick James 8 do do do do
Moore James 6 do do do
Diza James 47 do do do Reads - 1835 Decline
Nancy James 6 do do do - - 1838 Consumption
Levi James 3 do do do
—James, infant born at sea - do do do - -
Mathias Jordan 25 do do do - - 1829 Decline
Britannia Jordan 24 do do do do
Mary Jordan 23 do do do - - 1829 Consumption
Lemuel Winslow 36 do do do - - 1828 Consumption
James Kerby 50 do do do do Farmer 1828 Decline
Tamar Kerby 50 do do do - 1829 Decline
Mary A. Kerby 5 do do do
George Kenney 12 do do do
Tacy Lansdale 20 Maryland do Monrovia do - - - S. Leone 1835 Her husband
Minny Mitchel, sr. 64 North Carolina do Caldwell - Cooper 1829 Decline
Ann Mitchel 45 do do do - - 1829 Decline
Minny Mitchel, jr. 16 do do do - - 1830 Diseased brain
Ann Mitchel 14 do do do - - 1842 Consumption
John Mitchel 13 do do do
Amelia Morris 28 do do do - - 1829 Anas. exantha.
Abner Morris 12 do do do
Robert Morris 14 do do do - - 1828 By powder
George Morris 9 do do do
Amelia Morris 7 do do do
Thomas Morris 4 do do do
Mary Mulberry 25 do do do - - 1828 Fever
Jeremiah Nixon 26 do do do do - 1838 Diseased lungs
Rachel Nixon 16 do do do Spells - 1837 Diseased brain
Lydia Nixon 26 do do do do - 1842 Diseased lungs
Judith Nixon 12 do do do - - 1838 Anas. exantha.
Davis Palen 40 do do do - Farmer 1828 Consumption
Mary Palen 38 do do do - - 1840 Consumption
Urias Palen 25 do do do do do 1836 Consumption
Jesse Palen 22 do do do do do 1838 Unknown
Sarah Palen 20 do do do - - 1836 Diseased brain
Willis Whitfield 58 do do Monrovia - - 1829 Decline
Obadiah Palen 4 do do Caldwell
Frances Paxton 48 Virginia do Monrovia
Hulda Paxton 28 do do do - - 1835 Anas. exantha.
Fountain Paxton 21 do do do - - 1826 Fever
Jordan Paxton 7 do do do - - 1828 Blown up by powder
Willis Paxton 13 do do do - - 1826 Casualty
Shelton Paxton 11 do do do - - 1826 Fever
Virginia Paxton 8 do do do - - 1826 Fever
James F. Paxton 5 do - do - - 1826 Fever
Richard Paxton 7 do do do - - 1826 Fever
Henry Paxton 2 do do do
–Paxton, infant - do do do - - 1826 Fever
Titus Pierce 45 Maryland do Caldwell Reads - 1828 Consumption
Jacob W. Pronk 22 do do Monrovia Writes, &c.
London Poppleton 60 North Carolina do do Reads do 1826 Fever
Grace Poppleton 50 do do - - - - U. S. 1827
Timothy Pritchard 29 do do Caldwell - do
Rachel Pritchard 29 do do do - - 1838 Female disease
Penina Pritchard 5 do do do - - 1837 Diseased lungs
Overton Pritchard, inf. - do do do
Philip Pritchard 26 do do do - do
Levy Pritchard 23 do do Caldwell - 1826 Fever
Priscilla Pritchard 24 do do do
Agnes Sandling 42 do do Monrovia - 1830 Consumption
Maria Sandling 15 do do do - 1833 Diseased lungs
Charles Sandling 13 do do do - 1842 Drowning
Humphrey Sandling 12 do do do - 1843 Unknown
Dawson Sandling 10 do do do - 1832 Drowning
Starkey Sandling, infant - do do do
Caroline Sandling 8 do do do
William Sandling 4 do do do
Patsy Simons 35 do do Caldwell - 1837 Unknown
Treacy Simons 21 do do do - 1830 Female disease
Keziah Simons 18 do do do - 1835 Unknown
William Simons 10 do do do - - - Sea 1833
Lovey Simons 2 do do do
James Spellman 22 do do do - Sawyer 1838 Anas. exantha
Elizabeth Spellman 21 do do do - - 1837 Unknown
Lewis Spellman 3 do do do - - 1826 Fever
Sampson Taylor 60 do - do - Farmer 1828 Decline
Amelia Taylor 50 do do do
Dempy Taylor 34 do do do Reads do
Mary Taylor 25 do do do do - 1840 Consumption
Mary Taylor, twin 25 do do do do - 1826 Fever
Aaron Taylor, twin 25 do do do do - 1830 Consumption
Priscilla Taylor 15 do do do do - 1842 Female disease
Wilson Taylor 14 do do do Spells 1830 Supposed to have been murdered by a Spanish slaver
Harrison Taylor 8 do do do do - 1830 Diseased brain
Susanna Taylor 37 do do do do
Caleb Taylor 12 do do do do - 1838 Diseased brain
Darius Taylor 6 do do do
Amelia Taylor 5 do do do - - 1826 Fever
Ann E. Taylor 1 do do do - - 1826 Fever
Ann Delila Gilbert 3 do do do
Hester Taylor, infant do do do - - 1826 Fever
Sarah Thomas 46 do do do - - 1838 Decline
Levi Thomas 22 do do do Spells - - - U. S. 1828 Unknown
Abraham Thomas 15 do do do do 1842 Female disease
Elizabeth Thomas 10 do do do do - 1835 Diseased lungs
James Thomas 12 do do do do - 1835 Anasarca
Harriet Thomas 8 do do do - - 1826 Fever
Winney Thomas 7 do do do - - 1826 Fever
Mary A. Thomas 4 do do do - - 1826 Fever
Sarah Thomas, twin 3 do do do - - 1826 Fever
Pris. Thomas, twin 3 do do do - - 1826 Fever
John Trublood 26 do do do - - 1837 Diseased brain
Sarah Trublood 18 do do do - - 1842 Decline
Mary Trublood 25 do do do
Amey Webb 40 do do Monrovia do
Elizabeth White 55 do do Caldwell - - 1828 Decline
Elizabeth White 14 do do do do - 1830 Decline
Samuel Wheeler 25 Maryland do do Writes - - - C. Palmas 1834
Priscilla White 60 North Carolina do do - - 1828 Decline
Miles White 35 do do do - Farmer 1833 Decline
Rachel White 40 do do do - - 1832 Consumption
George White 9 do do do
John White 8 do do do
Caleb White 5 do do do
Mary White 3 do do do
Rachel White 19 do do do Spells
Winney Wiggins 47 do do do - - 1829 Consumption
Mary Wiggins 18 do do do