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