Emigrants to Liberia – Ship Lafayette’s Company, arrived at Monrovia January 20, 1833

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 Lafayette’s Company, arrived at Monrovia January 20, 1833 pt. 1


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 arrival in the colony Extent of education Profession Death Date Cause of Death Removed to what place Removal Date
Major Harman 7 Maryland Free born - Caldwell Spells 1833 Fever
Nathan Harman 8 do do - do do 1833 Fever
W. B. Harman 6 do do - do - 1833 Fever
Amey Polk 40 do do - do Reads
Nancy Polk 14 do do - do Reads 1840 Unknown
Matilda Polk 12 do do - do Spells
Mary Polk 18 do do - do Reads 1836 Female disease
William Polk 20 do do - do Writes Farmer - C. Palmas 1834
Leah Winder 45 do - H. Gale, esq. do - - 1839 Unknown
Elizabeth Winder 25 do Free born - do Reads - 1837 Diseased lungs
John H. Winder 20 do do - do do Farmer 1835 Drowning
William McBride 20 do do - do - do 1833 Fever
Zachariah Winder 3 do do - do
George W. Savage 24 do - Mrs. S. Waters do Reads Farmer 1835 Unknown
George M. Jones 23 do - Mrs. L. Jones do - do 1833 Fever
Ann A. Fountain 49 do - T. Fountain, Esq. do Reads 1833 Fever
Leah Littleton 25 do - do do do 1837 Diseased lungs
C. Ann Fountain 17 do Free born - do do 1828 Anas. exantha.
Charlotte Fountain 15 do do - do Spells
Samuel Littleton 10 do do - do do
Violet Jones 30 do - Mrs. Sarah Landreth do - 1833 Fever
Ibby Smith 22 do - do do Reads
John Smith 7 do - do do - 1833 Fever
Ann Jones 18 do - do do Reads 1840 Consumption
W. Henry Jones 15 do - do do Spells
Lucretia Jones 10 do - do do do
Stephen Jones 9 do - do do
Eliza Jones 3 do - do do - 1833 Fever
Abigail Craven 35 do - Robert Pattison, Esq. do
Margaret Craven 13 do - do do
Ellen Craven 8 do - do do
Owen Craven 7 do - do do
Peter Craven 5 do - do do
Isaac Craven 35 do - Mrs. S. E. Craven do Reads 1842 Unknown
Mary Dashield 20 do - S. H. White, Esq. do Spells - - S. Leone 1835
Fender Dashield 9 do - do do - - - S. Leone 1835
Ann Dashield 4 do - do do - - - S. Leone 1835
Wm. Dashield, inf. - do - do do - 1833 Fever
Spencer Jones 45 do - Col. William Jones do - Farmer 1841 Decline
Lucretia Jones 40 do - do do - 1842 Decline
Sarah Jones 25 do - do do Spells
Leah Jones 23 do - do do do 1838 Decline
Maria Jones 21 do - do do do
Tamar Jones 16 do - do do do
Eliza Jones 11 do - do do
C. Jones, twin 9 do - do do 1833 Fever
W. Jones, twin 9 do - do do
Edward Jones 7 do - do do 1833 Fever
W. Jones, twin 4 do - do do 1833 Fever
R. Jones, twin 4 do - do do 1833 Fever
Margaret Jones 2 do - do do 1833 Fever
Shaderick Sturges 45 do - John Sturges, Esq. do Reads Farmer 1837 Decline
Lucinda Stratton 16 do - Rev. W. B. Stratton do do 1836 Unknown
—- Stratton, inf. - do - do do - 1833 Fever
Henry Dennis 47 do - H. W. Bearkly, Esq. do Reads Farmer - - C. Palmas 1835
M. A. Dennis 40 do Free born - do do - - C. Palmas 1835
James Dennis 14 do do - do Spells - - C. Palmas 1835
Julian Dennis 13 do do - do do - - C. Palmas 1835
Leah Dennis 10 do do - do do - - C. Palmas 1835
Henry Dennis 8 do do - do - - C. Palmas 1835
Mary A. Dennis 7 do do - do - - C. Palmas 1835
Martha Dennis 6 do do - do - - C. Palmas 1835
Asbury Dennis 4 do do - do - - C. Palmas 1835
John Dennis 2 do do - do - - C. Palmas 1835
William Johnson 16 do - W. Geo. Read, Esq. Monrovia Spells Farmer 1833 Fever
Edward Wright 16 do - do do do do 1839 Unknown
James H. Bryant 14 do - do do do 1834 Anas. exantha.
*James Whittington - Maryland - - Monrovia Reads Farmer - - U. S. 1833
Burwell Minor 26 Virginia - Unknown do Spells do - - C. Palmas 1833
James Reese 22 Maryland - do do Reads Shoe maker - - U. S. 1834
William Bond 23 Pennsylvania Free born - do do Sailor 1837 Drowning
Thomas Prout 9 do do - do Spells - - - C. Palmas 1840
Jane Prout 13 do do - do Reads - 1833 Fever

*Purchased his freedom