Emigrants to Liberia – Ship Saluda’s company, arrived at Bassa Cove March 30, 1840

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 Saluda’s company, arrived at Bassa Cove March 30, 1840


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
Mary Ann Whitaker 50 Kentucky - - Bassa Cove - - 1840 Fever
Wallace Whitaker 21 do - - do - - - - S. Leone 1841
William Whitaker 19 do - - do - - 1840 Fever
Harriet A. Whitaker 14 do - - do -
George Whitaker 10 do - - do - 1840 Fever
Harriet Whitaker 12 do - - do - 1840 Fever
Givings Whitaker 9 do - - do - 1840 Fever
Solomon Whitaker 45 do - - do - 1840 Fever
Martha Whitaker 35 do - - do -
Hannah Whitaker 17 do - - do - 1840 Fever
Joshua Whitaker 12 do - - do -
Solomon Winkie 10 do - - do - - - C. Palmas 1841
Martha Winkie 8 do - - do - - - C. Palmas 1841
William Winkie 4 do - - do -
Rebecca Winkie 1 do - - do - 1840 Fever
Alfred Webb 21 do - - do - 1840 Fever
Tenah Young 35 do - - do - 1840 Fever
Charles Young 13 do - - do - 1840 Fever
Jane Young 12 do - - do - 1840 Fever
Mary Young 10 do - - do - 1841 Pleurisy
John Young 8 do - - do - 1841 Pleurisy
Elizabeth Scott 36 do - - do -
Henry Scott 17 do - - do - 1840 Fever
Solomon Scott 16 do - - do - 1840 Fever
Harriet Scott 15 do - - do - 1840 Fever
Martha Scott 13 do - - do - 1840 Fever
Mary Scott 3 do - - do - 1840 Fever
Charles Guess 22 do - Dr. Short do - Plasterer
Mary A. Taylor 27 do - - do - 1840 Fever
Benjamin F. Taylor 10 do - - do - 1840 Fever
Harriet A. Taylor 12 do - - do - 1840 Fever
Tamar Taylor 7 do - - do - 1840 Fever
Jeremiah Taylor 4 do - - do - 1840 Fever
Aaron Taylor, inf. - do - - do - 1840 Fever
John Taylor 31 do - - do -
Jesse Blair 26 do - - do -
Catharine Blair 5 do - - do -
James Williams 4 do - - do - 1840 Fever
Malvina Williams 22 do - - do - 1840 Fever
Harriet Williams 17 do - - do -
William Williams 24 do - - do - 1840 Fever
H. Markee 26 do - - do -
Alexander Markee 20 do - - do - 1840 Fever
Sarah Scott 18 do - - do - 1840 Fever
George W. Markee 18 do - - do - 1840 Fever
Joanna White 60 do - Cranston White, Esq. do - 1840 Fever
Edward White 30 do - do do - 1840 Fever
Adam White 26 do - do do - 1840 Fever
Humphrey White 19 do - do do - 1840 Fever
Lucretia White 16 do - do do -
Caroline White 13 do - do do - 1840 Fever
Rachel White 2 do - do do - 1840 Fever
Henry Green 39 do - do do -
Cyrus Ball 57 - - do - - Farmer 1840 Fever
Charlotte Ball 57 - - do - - - 1840 Fever
Augustus Ball 25 - - do - - - 1840 Fever
Samuel Maunn 25 - - J. McFail, of Virginia - - Farmer
Henry Maunn 45 - - do - - do
Benjamin Maunn 26 - - do - - do
Welsher Maunn 26 - - do - - do
Charles Maunn 24 - - do - - do
Elsey Maunn 20 - - do - - - 1840 Fever
Mary F. Maunn 3 - - do - -
Essex Braxton 50 - - - - - 1841 Pleurisy
Charles Braxton 48 - - - - - Farmer 1841 Decline
Frederick Braxton 15 - - - - - do 1841 Anasarca
Frances Braxton 6 - - - - - 1841 Anasarca
Mary J. Braxton 13 - - - - -
Madelina Braxton 4 - - - - -
Thomas Barnet 60 - - - - - Farmer 1840 Fever
Winney Barnet 58 - - - - - - 1840 Fever