Emigrants to Liberia – Ship James Perkins’s company, arrived at Monrova 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 Monrova 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
Joseph Scott 25 Virginia Free born Caldwell Farmer
Mason Scott 25 do do do 1839 Unknown
Edwin Scott 4 do do do 1842 Diseased lungs
Edney Scott 3 do do do
Robert Scott 22 do do do Farmer
Amelia Scott 21 do do do
Richard Butler 22 do do do Farmer 1842 Consumption
Mary Diggs 22 do do do 1839 Unknown
Edward Diggs, infant do do do 1832 Fever
Samuel Lain 60 do do do Farmer 1832 Fever
Judith Lain 65 do do do 1832 Fever
Paul Vines 43 do do do Farmer 1832 Fever
Ely Vines 33 do do do do 1835 Decline
Elvina Vines 15 do do do 1832 Fever
Francis Vines 12 do do do Farmer 1832 Fever
Catharine Vines 3 do do do 1832 Fever
Lucretia Vines 1 do do Monrovia 1832 Fever
Francis Vines 75 do do do Farmer 1834 Old age
Gilly Vines 60 do do do 1833 Decline
Ellen Vines 41 do do do 1834 Decline
Lucretia Vines 50 do do do 1836 Decline
Hack Vines 11 do do do 1837 Diseased brain
Drew Vines 7 do do do
Arkin Vines 3 do do do 1832 Fever
Minerva Vines 2 do do do 1832 Fever
Penny Vines 39 do do Caldwell
Frances Chappel 15 do do do 1843 Consumption
Amelia Chappel 13 do do do 1832 Fever
Levy Chappel 11 do do do
Britton Chappel 9 do do do
Sarah Chappel 5 do do do 1832 Fever
Mary chappel 3 do do do 1832 Fever
Virginia Chappel, inf. do do do 1832 Fever
Ann Balise 20 do do do S. Leone 1835
Frances Balise 7 do do do S. Leone 1835
Martha Rix 45 do do do
Susan Rix 20 do do Monrovia
Hannah Rix 30 do do Caldwell
Jane Rix 12 do do do
Martha Rix 10 do do Monrovia
Mason Rix 20 do do Caldwell
Samuel Rix 6 do do do U. S. 1839
Patience Travis 23 do do do
Marinda Travis 6 do do do
Wyat Travis 5 do do do
Jackson Travis, inf. do do do
Elijah Blackshed 30 do do do Farmer S. Leone 1836
Sophia Blackshed 25 do do do S. Leone 1836
Lavina Blackshed 8 do do do S. Leone 1836
Jensey Blackshed 7 do do do S. Leone 1836
Joseph Richardson 53 N. Carolina Unknown N. Georgia Farmer 1840 Diseased lungs
Nancy Richardson 30 do do do 1841 Diseased lungs
Eliza Richardson 14 do do do 1837 Diseased lungs
Frances Richardson 12 do do do 1836 Diseased lungs
Joseph Richardson, jr. 10 do do do 1840 Diseased lungs
Alfred Richardson 8 do do do
Mary Richardson 6 do do do C. Palmas 1837
Lydia Richardson 4 do do do 1832 Fever
Samuel Richardson 3 do do do U. S. 1832
Allen Coleman 48 do do Millsburg 1839 Anasarca
Ambrose Hawkins 28 Virginia Free born U. S. 1832
James Cotton 55 do do Monrovia Carpenter
Catharine Cotton 22 do do do Unknown
Samuel Rand 15 do do do 1832 Fever
Matthew Rand 11 do do do
Willis Branch 11 do do do
Isaac Overton 66 N. Carolina do Caldwell Shoemaker 1837 Decline
Winney Overton 51 do do do 1839 Decline
Henry Mitchell 15 N. Carolina Free born Caldwell 1842 Unknown
Samuel B. Overton 30 do do do 1839 Anasarca
Emeline Overton 22 do do do 1840 Consumption
Eleanor Overton 5 do do do 1841 Anasarca
Nixon Overton 3 do do do 1839 Diseased brain
Ann Cooper 7 do do do C. Palmas 1835
Jeffrey Morris 22 do do do 1839 Diseased brain
Gilly Morris 22 do do do 1839 Female disease
Phenius Morris 1 do do do 1834 Unknown
Guy Faulks 24 Virginia do do 1837 Decline
Mahala Faulks 27 do do do 1841 Female disease
Susan A. Faulks 2 do do do
Penelope Copeland 22 do do do 1839 Female disease
Henry Baldwin 23 do do Monrovia 1833 Drowning
Diana Briggs 45 do do do
Delila Baily 26 do do do 1832 Female disease
George Belchers 30 do do do
Jane Belchers 27 do do do
Martha Belchers 8 do do do
Mary A. Belchers 6 do do do
Jane Belchers 4 do do do
Jas. H. Belchers 1 do do do
Willis Williams 40 do do Caldwell 1835 Decline
Mary Williams 28 do do do 1838 Decline
Elizabeth Williams 13 do do do 1834 Unknown
Copeland Williams 10 do do do 1834 Unknown
Caroline Williams 8 do do do 1834 Unknown
Emma Williams 4 do do do 1832 Fever
Matilda Williams 2 do do do 1832 Fever