Emigrants to Liberia – United States ship Ontario, arrived at Monrovia December, 1828

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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United States ship Ontario, arrived at Monrovia December, 1828


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
James Kelly 38 - Free born - Monrovia Writes Tailor - - U. S. 1828
William Thompson 35 - do - do do Seaman - - do 1829
Charles Lee 26 - do - do do do - - do 1828
James Barnes 36 - do - do do do 1834 Drowning
David Griffin 23 - do - do do do 1828 Fever
Peter Burk 25 - do - do do do - - do 1829
Samuel Wormley 22 - do - do do do - - do 1828
Spencer Noble 27 - do - do do do - - do 1829