Emigrants to Liberia – Ship Maripose’s Company, arrived at Monrovia August 21, 1842

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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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 Date of death Cause of death Removed to what place Removal date
Samuel Dickson* 32 East Tennessee - - Caldwell - Farmer 1843 Fever
Amanda Dickson* 31 do - - do Spells
Martha Dickson* 12 do - - do do - - - C. Palmas 1843
Nathan Dickson* 10 do - - do do
George Dickson* 8 do - - do do - - - C. Palmas 1843
Ramsay Dickson* 4 do - - do
James Dickson* 6 do - - do
Henry Dickson* 2 do - - do
Edekiah Inman* 56 do - - do Reads Farmer 1843 Fever
Flora Inman* 50 do - - do - - 1843 Fever
Narcissa Inman* 3 do - - do
Vina Dorothy* 40 do - - do - - 1843 Childbirth
Rhody Dorothy* 12 do - - do - - - - C. Palmas 1843
William C. Dorothy* 10 do - - do - - - - C. Palmas 1843
Houston Dorothy* 8 do - - do
Eagleton Dorothy* 4 do - - do
Wash. Stevenson 35 do - Mr. Stevenson do - Farmer 1843 Diseased lungs
Alexander Stevenson - do - do do - do 1843 Fever
Calvin Stevenson 26 do - do do - do
Maria Stevenson 22 do - do do
Robert Stevenson 1 do - do do - - 1843 Fever
Richard Lucky 55 do - S. Lucky, Esq. Monrovia - Carpenter 1842 Fever
Mary Lucky 45 do - Widow Anderson do - - 1842 Fever
Ruth Lucky 19 do - S. Lucky, Esq. do
Bacchus Ray 49 do - S. Ray, Esq. do - - 1842 Fever
Maria Ray 49 do - do do - - 1842 Fever
Edmund Ray 10 do - do do - - 1843 Fever
William Ray 8 do - do do
Nancy Ray 7 do - do do - - 1843 Fever
Christopher Campbell 21 do - Free born do - Carpenter
Martha Campbell 20 do - do do - - 1843 Fever
Louisa Campbell 2 do - do do - - 1842 Fever
James Johnson 32 do - do Caldwell - Carpenter
Abigail Johnson 23 do - do do
Mary Johnson 4 do - do do
George Johnson 2 do - do do
Alfred Thomson 24 do - do Monrovia Writes Tailor
Susanna Thomson 20 do - do do - Seamstress
Elbert Thomson 12 do - do do Spells
Edward Anderson - do - Judge Anderson Caldwell Reads Farmer
Rachel Anderson - do - - do
Peter Pray* 55 do - - do do do 1842 Fever
Elizabeth Pray* 40 do - - do do
Lucinda Pray* 11 do - - do Spells
Edward Pray* 8 do - - do
Polly Thomas 20 do Free born - Monrovia
James Thomas 3 do do - do
Jesse Gillaspy 37 do - Mr. Ferguson Caldwell - Shoe maker
Joseph Clenin 19 do Free born - do
Thomas Seviere 25 do - - do - Farmer
Joshua Bell 28 do Free born - do Reads Shoe maker 1842 Fever
Hannah Bell 27 do - R. Seviere, Esq. do do
Jacob Bell 12 do Free born - do do - 1843 Fever
Nazel Bell 6 do do - do
Charles Bell 5 do do - do
Allen Bell 27 do do - do do Farmer 1842 Fever
Sarah Bell 18 do do - do
Narcissa Bell 5 do do - do - - 1842 Fever
Malinda Bell 4 do do - do - - 1843 Fever
Susanna Bell 2 do do - do
Henry Wade* 46 do do - do Reads Carpenter
Caroline Wade 12 do Free born - do Spells
Yansey Valentine 24 do do - do - - - - Goree 1843
Sarah Valentine 21 do do - do
William Ripley 45 do do - do - - - - S. Leone 1843
William Dedrick* 60 do - - Monrovia - Blacksmith
Frances Dedrick* 48 do - - do - - 1842 Fever
Ellen Dedrick* 19 do - - do
George Dedrick* 17 do - - do - Blacksmith - - Country 1843
Martha Dedrick* 12 do - - do - - 1842 Fever
Eleanor Dedrick* 15 do - - do
Henry Dedrick* 80 do - - do - Farmer 1842 Fever and age
Julian Harris 19 do Free born - Caldwell Reads
Mary Kennedy 16 do do - do do
Robert Kennedy 12 do do - do do
Lucinda Preston 55 Virginia - General Preston do - - 1843 Fever and age
Mary Preston 35 do - do do
Henry Preston 18 do - do do Spells
Abraham Blackledge 33 South Carolina - Dr. Thos. Blackledge do
Ellen Blackledge 31 do - do do
Maria Blackledge 12 do - do do do
Tobias Blackledge 5 do - do do
Dink Blackledge 2 do - do do
Mary Blackledge 3 do - do do
Willis Houston 27 Iowa Free born - do - Barber
Marinda Houston 20 do do - do
Comey Houston 2 do do - do
Marville H. Smith 33 Illinois do - do Writes Farmer
Delila Smith 29 do do - do
Emeline Smith 8 do do - do
Elvira Smith 6 do do - do
William B. Smith 4 do do - do - - 1842 Fever
Orleans Smith 2 do do - do
Jonah Smith 1 do do - do
Caesar Leaper 57 do do - do - - 1842 Fever
Mary Leaper 30 do do - do - - 1843 Fever
Nancy Leaper 10 do do - do - - 1842 Fever
Manda Leaper 8 do do - do - - 1842 Feaver
James Leaper 6 do do - do
Allen Leaper 2 do do - do
Edward Leaper, inf. - do do - do - - 1842 Unknown

*Purchased their freedom