PIONEERS OF NEWAYGO COUNTY


The following pioneers and families are some of the earliest known settlers of Newaygo County. Not all remained in Newaygo Co.

We have added a short bio for each of the highlighted pioneers in hopes it will aid our researchers. If you have any additions please let me know.

"1836"
Permanent White Settlement Began

Jack McBride William Lasley Sam Rose Wesley White George Walton

"1837"

Louis Bohne Herman Joachim Calvin Lewis Thomas Dill Mr. Hodge
His son, Charles, 1st white child b. in Newaygo Co.

"1838"

Lt. Leavenworth--Bought interest in mill from Joachim and Bohne Capt. Nichols--Bought interest in mill from Joachim & Bohne

"1839"

Joseph Troutier Richard Ryerson Louis B. Baneau

"1841"

John A. Brooks

"1843"

Daniel R. Joslin

"1844"

Isaac D. Merrill

"1845"

George Sears

"1846"

John F. Gauweiler Christopher Kaufman Wellington Persons

"1847"

David Sharlow Maise Molanson John Stearns

"1848"

John McBride William Davenport

"1849"

Calvin Sutliff Sylvanus Reed Jacob Barnhard Maise Molanson William A. Decker
Phebe Bigelow
Daniel L. Bigelow
Jeremiah Ryan Ephraim H. Utley Egbertson Goodrich Aaron Swain
William H. Rice Christopher Culp Samuel R. Sanford Stephen Wood Simon Barnhard Sr.

"1850"

John GrovesteenGeorge J. Backart

"1851"

Margaret Preston

"1852"

Alden Franklin Westgate
David E. Williams

"1853"

Nathaniel Macumber William Kimbell

"1854"

Alanson & Henry Orton Benjamin Ish John Lewis

"1855"

Edward Nelson Jones Johnathan A. Hindes Nelson McDonald Thomas Stuart
Lafayette Waters Merrick Waters Thaddeus Waters Philip Weaver
Wilkes L. Stuart Simon Barnhard Miles B. Hunt Benjamin Tibbitts
Charles Randolph Jerome Botsford

"1856"

Helen Stone Barnes Daniel Weaver Eleazer Smith James Robertson
William Martin Aruna Dake Bernard E. Morton
John & Elizabeth Murphy xx xx

"1857"

John Young

"1858"

William Darling Joseph Whitehead Joseph Zerlaut George L. Bigelow

"1859"

Ebenezer Richardson Solomon V. Walker William Jewell
Arrived ca 1859Lewis Martin

"1860"

Christopher Kempf

"1861"

John R. Jacklin

"1862"

Timothy Everington Dennis Lordon Frederick Maynard

"1863"

William Anderson Daniel Barnes George Horatio Dickinson
Richard Peacock William J. Peacock

"1864"

John T. Dean Calvin Barnes Charles Monroe

"1865"

Anson Hirem Northway Barlow Smith Dennis Miller Edward Edwards

"1866"

Raymond E. Misner George W. Packard Helen McDonald Barks Frank Dickinson
Ephraim Misner George Miller Oscar Blood

"1867"

John D. Gowell Ethan Allen Westbrook Gustus Lilone Obed Hall William Gould

"1868"

Daniel Davis Freeman Mallory William Tindall John Moote

"1869"

John R. Carpenter Tucker Dragoo Thomas C. Grundy
Orlando McNabb Edmund O. Thomas

"1870"

John McNabb Robert W. Rutherford

"1871"

John DeHass Peter Purcell

"1872"

John Bennett Richard Boyd

"1873"

John Samuel Dickinson

"1874"

John Canovan Joseph Gerber George McNutt Charles Rathbun
Thomas T. Woods Henry Zerlaut Andrew Gerber George N. Wade
Daniel Gerber

"1875"

Joseph Baillargeon Marshall B. Franklin David Hatch

"1876"

John Miller Seth S. Watrous

"1878"

Augustine White Fred Marshall Moses Brink

"1879"

F. M. Bowman George R. Breckon William Reiley

"1880"

William Davis Samuel Hartt

"1881"

John W. Hopper

"1882"

William Boyd George H. Freeman Peleg E. Brink

"1883"

George W. Taite

"1884"

Harry L. Spooner

"1907"

Alfred Wyss
To Be Continued........


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