Emigrants to Liberia – Ship Saluda’s company, arrived at Monrovia April 1, 1839

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 Monrovia April 1, 1839


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
Matthew Diggs 50 Virginia - Mr. Atkins Millsburg - Farmer
Eve Diggs 48 do - do do -
Rebecca Diggs 15 do - do do -
Ellen Diggs 10 do - do do -
Martha Diggs 13 do - do do - 1840 Unknown
Edmund Diggs 16 do - do do - Farmer
Arthur Diggs 12 do - do do -
Samuel Diggs 14 do - do do - Farmer 1839 Fever
Eveline Diggs 7 do - do do -
Joseph Diggs 6 do - do do -
John Diggs 5 do - do do - U. S. 1839
Abraham Ducher - New York - - do -
Margaret Ducher - do - - do - U. S. 1842
Branster Diggs 22 - - - do -
Mary Ducher 5 - - do - 1839 Fever
Ellen Ducher 3 New York - - do - - - U. S. 1842
Thomas Blue 70 do - - do - 1840 Old age