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Harrison Herman Severe MP (1820 - 1901)

Harrison Herman Severe was born 17 September 1820 at Knox County, Ohio, United States, the son of James Severe (1775 - 1849) and Mary Harris (1779 - 1852). He arrived in Utah 4 October 1850. He had two...

3/16/2007 1/1/2018

Elijah Nicholas Wilson MP (1842 - 1915)

Elijah Nicholas Wilson (April 8, 1842 - December 26, 1915), known as "Yagaiki" when among the Shoshones, and in his later years as "Uncle Nick" when entertaining young children with his adventurous exp...

7/4/2008 9/8/2016

Billy Tate MP (c.1846 - 1860)

Billy Tate was a 14 year old Pony Express rider who rode the express trail in Nevada near Ruby Valley. During the Paiute uprising of 1860 he was chased by a band of Paiute Indians on horseback and was ...

11/15/2014 11/19/2014

Gus Cliff MP (deceased)

Pony Express From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia First riders: While there are no photographs of the start of the Pony Express, the old tin-type of Johnny Fry standing next to Johnson William Richard...

11/15/2014 11/19/2014

Johnson William "Billy" Richardson MP (1834 - 1862)

"Billy", "J.W."

Wikipedia Biographical Summary: Johnson William "Billy" Richardson (1834–1862) was a native of Virginia. At a fairly young age he was shanghaied onto a seagoing freighter where he sailed the icy seas...

11/15/2014 11/19/2014

Charles Cliff MP (1844 - 1924)


Pony Express From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia First riders: While there are no photographs of the start of the Pony Express, the old tin-type of Johnny Fry standing next to Johnson William Richard...

11/15/2014 11/19/2014

Johnny Fry MP (1840 - 1863)

Johnny Fry (1840 – October 6, 1863) was the first "official" westbound rider of the Pony Express. Johnny Fry, From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Pony Express From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia ...

11/15/2014 11/19/2014

Biographical Summary and Notes on Painted Portrait: " 1847, oil on canvas, unsigned. A charming portrait of two children—the boy is seated on a bench beside a trellis covered with grapevines, pe...

10/12/2012 10/14/2012

James Butler "Wild Bill" Hickok MP (1837 - 1876)

"Wild Bill", "Wild Bill Hickok", "Wild Bill Hickock"

Outlaw James Butler 'Wild Bill' Hickok was a legendary gunfighter and law man in the American Wild West. Many characters in Western novels are fashioned after Hickok. ======= James Butler Hickbet...

2/15/2007 4/5/2012

Beason Lewis MP (1809 - 1888)

Biographical Summary: Beason Lewis (1809-1888), son of Neriah and Mary Moss Lewis, was born 23 of February 1809 in Pendleton, South Carolina. Neriah and family moved from South Carolina to Kentucky a...

4/15/2007 4/5/2012

Lewis Gerstle MP (1824 - 1892)

"Marum Löb"

Löb Gerstle eventually moved to San Francisco, changed his name to Lewis, and became the patriarch of the Bay Area branch of the Gerstle family. Lewis married Hannah Greenebaum in 1858 and played key r...

3/11/2010 4/5/2012

Archibald McKinnon, Sr. MP (1837 - 1915)

Birth: Jun. 20, 1837, Argyleshire and Bute, Scotland Death: Apr. 18, 1915, Randolph, Rich County, Utah, USA Burial: Randolph City Cemetery, Randolph, Rich County, Utah, USA, Plot: M-7 (E) My Grea...

6/23/2009 4/5/2012

George Washington Thatcher MP (1840 - 1902)

"George W Thatcher", "George Thatcher", "Geo Washington Thatcher", "Geo W Thatcher", "George Washing Thatcher"

Biographical Summary: "... George Washington Thatcher was born in 1840 in Springfield, Ill., and moved to Utah with his family amid the initial wave of Mormon pioneers in 1847. He began to acquire bu...

11/20/2008 4/5/2012

Isaac Philo Carter MP (1829 - 1913)

Mormon Pioneer Overland Travel, 1847–1868 Unidentified Companies (1849) Age 20 Find a Grave Birth: Mar. 11, 1829 Benson Rutland County Vermont, USA Death: Jul. 27, 1913 Heyburn Minidoka County ...

2/12/2007 4/5/2012

Eli Saxton MP (1846 - 1900)

Eli Saxton (1846-1900) Compiled by Joan W. Creamer great-granddaughter 2006 Added by BryanWayment on 14 Jan 2009 Originally submitted by micky_o to A William Cook Family Tree on 15 May 2008 Eli S...

7/21/2008 4/5/2012

William Houston Patterson MP (1834 - 1919)

William went west where he freighted wagons and rode for the Pony Express, then returned to become Captain and later Lt. Colonel of the 63rd Tennessee regiment. After the war he moved to Illinois where...

8/25/2008 4/5/2012

Elijah Hiett Maxfield MP (1832 - 1925)

Biographical Summary: Elijah Hiett Maxfield married Helen Alcy Tanner 24 Aug 1856 Salt Lake City, Utah. Had 9 children. Pioneer, Pony Express Rider, spy in Johnston' Army. Veteran Indian Wars. Took p...

6/9/2011 4/5/2012

Arthur Morris Roberts MP (1863 - 1936)

Pony Express rider from California to Oregon.

1/30/2011 4/5/2012

Andrew Ole Anderson MP (1843 - 1929)

Biographical Summary: "...Born: June 20, 1843, Slimming, Malmohus, Sweden Died: February 11, 1929, Glenwood, Sevier, Utah It is believed Andrew rode between Salt Lake and Robert's Creek in Howard...

7/25/2010 4/4/2012

Joaquin Miller MP (1837 - 1913)

"Cincinnatus", "Hiner", "Heine"

Wikipedia Biographical Summary: "... Joaquin Miller was the pen name of the colorful American poet Cincinnatus Heine (or Hiner) Miller (September 8, 1837 – February 17, 1913), nicknamed the "Poet of ...

7/15/2011 4/4/2012

Peter Nease Guymon MP (1855 - 1937)

12/21/2008 4/4/2012

Richard Erastus Egan MP (1842 - 1918)

Biographical Summary: "... Richard Erastus Egan (1842-1918) Richard Erastus (Ras), second son of Howard Egan and Tamson Parshley was born in Salem, Essex County, Massachusetts, March 29, 1842. He was...

7/28/2008 4/4/2012

Howard Egan MP (1815 - 1878)

Mormon Pioneer "...Egan, Howard – (Captain of the 9th Ten) Born June 15, 1815, in Tullamore, King Co., Ireland, to Howard and Ann Meade Egan. He married Tamson Parsley at age 23 in about 1838. A sail...

3/7/2008 4/4/2012

"Buffalo Bill" Cody MP (1846 - 1917)

William Frederick "Buffalo Bill" Cody (February 26, 1846 – January 10, 1917) was an American soldier, bison hunter and showman. He was born in the Iowa Territory (now the American state of Iowa), near ...

10/30/2007 4/1/2011

William Hepburn Russell MP (1812 - 1872)

William Hepburn Russell (1812–1872) is often credited along with Alexander Majors and William B. Waddell as the founders, owners, and operators of the Pony Express. His public life is one of numerous b...

9/16/2007 4/1/2011

William Bradford Waddell MP (1807 - 1872)

9/8/2009 4/1/2011

Alexander Majors MP (1814 - 1900)

Alexander Majors (1814–1900) was a US businessman, who along with William Hepburn Russell and William B. Waddell founded the Pony Express, based in Kansas City, Missouri. In about 1860, their freig...

6/5/2010 4/1/2011