Emigrants to Liberia – Ship Saluda’s company, arrived at Monrovia September, 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 September, 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
Benjamin Gorden 53 North Carolina - John Rix, Esq. Caldwell - Farmer
Wallace Rix 46 do - do do - do 1839 Fever
Rebecca Rix 19 do - do do -
Lucretia Rix 18 do - do do -
Sampson Rix 12 do - do do -
Jane Rix 22 do - do do -
Hagar Rix 23 do - do do -
Henry Rix 11 do - do do -
Hubbard Rix - do - do do - Tanner, &c
Eliza Rix 17 do - do do -
Alexander Rix 49 do - do do - Farmer
Malinda Rix 40 do - do do -
Asa Williams 30 do - do do - Farmer
Martha Williams 21 do - do do -
Eliza Williams 17 do - do do -
July McGill 20 do - - Monrovia - Farmer - - S. Leone 1839
Maria McGill 15 do - - do -
Joseph McGill - do - - do -
Samuel McGill - do - - do -
Catharine McGill - do - - do -
Abraham Rix - do - - Caldwell Reads - - U. S. 1839
Robert S. Jones 24 do - - Monrovia Writes Machinist
A. Schrober 45 do - - Caldwell - - 1839 Fever
Mary Schrober 50 do - - do - - 1839 Fever
Dabney Minor 12 do - - do -
—- Minor 10 At large - - do -
Milo Wallow - do - - do - Farmer 1843 Anas. exantha.
Harper Wallow - do - - do - do
James Wallow - do - - do - do 1841 Unknown
Samuel Wallow - do - - do - do
Thomas Wallow - do - - do - do - - S. Leone 1839
Crackii Wallow - do - - do -
Lacky Wallow - do - - do -
C. Ann Brown - do - - do - 1840 Unknown
John Sharp 28 do - - do - - - To sea 1840
Lewis Downey 38 do - - do - Farmer 1839 Fever
Mary Jarvis 18 do - - do - - - S. Leone 1841
Eliza Jarvis 4 do - - do - - - S. Leone 1841
Monday Jenks 23 do - - do - - - C. Palmas 1840