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
Maria Kelly 11 Louisiana J. Macdonough, Esq. Monrovia Spells
Sarah A. Kelly 10 do do do do
George Jackson 25 do do do Reads Farmer
Nancy Jackson 22 do do do
Eliza Jackson 5 do do do
Mary Jackson 50 do do do
Benjamin Jackson 3 do do do
Simon Jackson 39 do do do Spells Farmer
Mary Jackson 30 do do do do
Winney Jackson 4 do do do
Cornelius Jackson 26 do do do Spells Farmer
Mary Jackson 25 do do do Reads
Susan Jackson 20 do do do Spells
Judith Smith 53 do do do
Galoway Smith 29 do do do Reads Carpenter
Nancy Smith 26 do do do do
Judith Smith 22 do do do Spells
AmeySmith 4 do do do
Jane Porter 40 do do do Spells
John Porter 19 do do do do Country 1843
Orleans Porter 16 do do do do
Alfred Porter 12 do do do do
Eliza Roberts 40 do do do
Peter Young 55 do do do
Diana Young 50 do do do
Thomas Young 32 do do do Spells Country 1843
Augustine Lambert 30 do do do Reads Carpenter
Julian Watts 20 do do do do
Phillis Watts 50 do do do
Washington Watts 22 do do do Writes
Jonathan Watts 5 do do do
George R. Ellis 30 do do do Reads Carp’r & mason
Tamar McDonough 35 do do do
Cuffy McDonough 35 do do do
Rhiney Carter 32 do do do Spells
Andrew Jackson 20 do do do do
Caroline Carter 10 do do do do
Robert Carter 9 do do do
Baltimore Carter 1 do do do
Catharine Carter 5 do do do 1843 Fever
Joshua Johnson 28 do do do Spells
Charles Mason 12 do do do do 1843 Fever
Bridget Hives 45 do do do 1842 Fever
Sarah Hives 4 do do do
Bridget Hives 13 do do do Died at sea
Samuel Hives 4 do do do 1843 Fever
Priscilla Calhoun 30 do do do
Moses Calhoun 9 do do do
William Calhoun 4 do do do
John Aikins 23 do do do Reads Country 1843
Rebecca Brigs 17 do do do do
Matilda Brigs 16 do do do do
Randal Brigs 10 do do do Spells 1842 Fever
John Roberts 16 do do do do Farmer
Mark Morgan 60 do do do do
Richard Williams 53 do do do do
Dabney Nelson 20 do do do Spells do 1843 Fever
Amelia Gray 30 do do do Reads 1843 Childbirth
Eliza Gray 11 do do do Spells
Lewis Gray 9 do do do