Emigrants to Liberia – Ship James Perkins’s company, arrived at Monrovia January 14, 1832

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 James Perkins’s company, arrived at Monrovia January 14, 1832


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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
Mary Duncan 30 Virginia Free born - Monrovia - - 1837 Diseased brain
Henrietta Duncan 10 do do - do
Chapman Duncan 5 do do - do - - 1832 Fever
Eliza Duncan 2 do do - do
Sarah Garner - do do - do - - 1832 Fever
George Artis 45 do do - do - Brick maker
Isaac James 30 N. Carolina do - do - - 1836 Consumption
Rody Rix 24 Virginia do - do - - 1842 Decline
Burwell Brown 45 do do - do - Sawyer
Amey Brown 37 do do - do
Wiley Brown - do do - do
Samuel Brown 14 do do - do
John Brown 9 do do - do
Allen Brown 6 do do - do
Horace Brown 3 do do - do
Augustus Brown, inf. - do do - do
Wiley Jordan 36 do do - do - Blacksmith 1843 Unknown
Nancy Jordan 35 do do - do
Henry Williams 12 do do - do
George Williams 11 do do - do
Eden Williams 9 do do - do - - 1832 Fever
Albert Williams 7 do do - do - - 1832 Fever
Josiah Williams 2 do do - do
James Benn 36 N. Carolina do - Caldwell - Sawyer 1836 Decline
Mary Benn 33 do do - do - 1839 Female disease
Lucy Benn 15 do do - do
Nancy Branch 29 do do - Monrovia
Matilda White 18 do do - do - - 1843 Grief from loss of relatives
Louisa White 1 do do - do
William Duncan 39 do do - do - Sawyer
Hester Duncan 49 do do - do - - 1832 Fever
Henry Duncan 17 do do - do
Eliza Duncan 7 do do - do
Lewis Barsden 73 Virginia do - do - Farmer 1840 Decline
Avey Barsden 60 do do - do - - 1837 Decline
Rebecca Slay 44 do do - Caldwell - - - - S. Leone 1837
Newit Slay 9 do do - do S. Leone 1837
Littleton Slay 5 do do - do
Andrew Jones 41 do do - do - Farmer
Rensey Jones 37 do do - do
Martha Jones 21 do do - do - - 1838 Decline
Elsy Jones 20 do do - do - - 1841 Decline
Christiana Jones 17 do do - do
Eveline Jones 12 do do - do
Jane Jones 7 do do - do
Henrietta Jones 4 do do - do
Josh Jones, twin 16 do do - do - Farmer 1842 Unknown
Sandy Jones, twin 16 do do - do - - - - U.S. 1838
Cajah Jones 13 do do - do - Farmer
Levi Jones 1 do do - do - - 1832 Fever
Silvey Jones 25 do do - do
Charles Rix 23 do do - do - Sawyer
Margaret Rix 22 do do - do
Francis Duncan 25 do do - do - Farmer 1842 Consumption
Wyat Warren 19 do do - do - Carpenter
Robert Allen 57 do do - do
Elizabeth Allen 40 do do - do
Robert Allen, jr. 2 do do - do
Keziah Hendly 40 N. Carolina do - Caldwell 1841 Female disease
Catharine Sawyer 22 do do - do
Osborn Sawyer 2 do do - do - Female disease
Pleasant Sawyer 19 do do - do
Jesse Sawyer 18 do do - do S. Leone 1838
Emily Ferrin 4 do do - do C. Palmas 1837
Thomas Scott 60 do do - do 1843 Old age
Elijah Jordan, inf. - do do - do 1832 Fever
Treasy Scott 48 do do - do 1835 Consumption
Blake Scott 21 do do - do 1835 Consumption
Jane Scott 18 do do - do 1837 Diseased brain
Thomas Scott 17 do do - do
Allen Scott 16 do do - do Reads
Mordice Scott 15 do do - do 1832 Fever
Martha Scott 11 do do - do
Alfred Scott 8 do do - do
Copeland Scott 7 do do - do
Lavina Scott 6 do do - do
Joseph Scott 2 do do - do 1832 Fever
Matthew Brown 30 Virginia do - do Sawyer 1838 Anasarca
Rebecca Brown 26 do do - do 1837 Consumption
Nancy Brown 7 do do - do
Eliza Brown 5 do do - do
Marshal Brown 3 do do - do
Lucy Faulks 14 do do - do 1834 Anasarca
Amos Brown 35 do do - do Sawyer 1834 Anasarca
Jane Brown 30 do do - do 1841 Female disease
Edwin Brown 10 do do - do
Mary J. Brown 8 do do - do
W. H. Brown 6 do do - do 1832 Fever
Calvin Brown 4 do do - do 1832 Fever
Sarah A. Brown 2 do do - do 1832 Fever
S. W. Brown, inf. - do do - do 1832 Fever
Ely Rix 25 do do - Monrovia
Rebecca Rix 70 do do - do 1832 Old age
Samuel Rix 40 do do - Caldwell Sawyer
William Rix 30 do do - do Farmer 1833 Unknown
Thomas Rix 23 do do - Monrovia Sawyer
Matilda Rix 20 do do - Caldwell 1834 Anasarca