The Recollections of an Octogenarian
By Willis B. Newton

Index of known men, women and children on the Newton and Coles Trains.

Note:  Some individuals listed below have websites detailing their family history.
To view that individuals family website, click on the BLUE link.  These websites
are not managed by this website.  They, therefore have their own site rules for use.


Marianne Pyeatt has created a wonderful webpage on Angelfire that is an incredible resource for
 many of the individuals on this Wagon Train.  For so many of us, this has become a labor of love to
 recognize all the true pioneers of this historic journey.  If you would like to view her website,
 please click on the following link:
Wagon Train - Texas to California 1865



Willis Newton's Wagon Train Index

    
                                                     (City, County, State TO City, County, State)

    William Marion Hutchinson      (San Saba County, Texas TO Los Nietos, Los Angeles County, California)
 
    Anderson Newton                    (Arkadelphia, Clark County, Arkansas TO Los Nietos, Los Angeles County, California)

    John Newton                            (San Saba County, Texas TO Los Nietos, Los Angeles County, California)

    Willis B. Newton                       (Lampasas County, Texas TO Los Nietos, Los Angeles County, California)

    James T. Roberts                     (Belton, Bell County, Texas TO ?)

    William T. "Billy" Truman          (San Saba County, Texas TO Los Nietos, Los Angeles County, California)



Andrew J. "Captain" Cole's Wagon Train Index


    William L. "Billy" Baker             (San Saba County, Texas TO ?)

    John S. Birchett                        (San Saba County, Texas TO ?)

    Isaac E. Boyce                          (Burnet County, Texas TO ?)

    James Brookshire                     (Williamson County, Texas TO Los Nietos, Los Angeles County, California)

    Alfred Tomkins Cole

    Andrew Jackson Cole

    Benjamin Franklin Cole

    Samson Cole                            (San Saba County, Texas TO Los Nietos, Los Angeles County, California)

    Samuel H. Grumbles

    Ira Leffingwell                            (Williamson County, Texas TO San Bernardino, San Bernardino County, California)

    William H. Morrow

    Daniel B. Morris

    Luonides L. Morris

    Smith Morris

    Alfred Patton

    Andrew M. Pyeatt            (San Saba County, Texas TO Los Nietos, Los Angeles County, California)

                Oath taken at Provost Marshals -  Franklin, El Paso County, Texas August 12th 1865 AndrewMPyeatt.jpg
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                Descriptive List Information Card taken at Provost Marshals - Franklin August 12th 1865 AndrewMPyeatt3.jpg
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                Descriptive List Information Card taken at Provost Marshals - Fort Bowie, Arizona September 23rd 1865 AndrewMPyeatt2.jpg
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    Jacob Pyeatt                 (San Saba County To Fort Cummings, New Mexico - Died on Wagon Train Trip)

                    Oath taken at Franklin, El Paso County, Texas August 12th 1865 JacobPyeatt.jpg
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    Ira Leffingwell Smith  (Burleson County,Texas TO Franklin, El Paso County, Texas(Mother died on Wagon Train and he was sent back home)

                    Oath taken at Franklin, El Paso County, Texas August 12th 1865 Ira_Smith.jpg
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    Francis Marion Taylor

    Ethan A. Washburn

    Jonathan Wilkins

    Matthew N. Wilkins

    William B. Wilkins


James Kolb's Wagon Train Index

    William "Billy" Black

    Thomas Byrd

    Riley Dawson

    Henry Hufstetler

    David M. Kinzie

    Isaac M. Kolb

    James Kolb

    Jonathan F. Kolb

    William Kolb

    John Meyers                    (Lampasas County, Texas TO Franklin, El Paso County, Texas - Died in Franklin on Wagon Train)

    Jasper Newton

    Messa J. Poe


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