__  LOS NIETOS VALLEY PIONEERS  __

 A list of heads of households, or single person, who settled
between the Rio Hondo and Rio San Gabriel and the Whittier Narrows
and Gardendale Street before 1900. Each name appears in two or
more references.
 Inquiries, corrections, and additional family data
are welcome and should be directed to: The Downey Historical
Society, P.O. Box 554, Downey, California 90241.


Charles Abbott
Jesus Acosta
Frank Euny Adams
J. W. Adams
Rev. Samuel M. Adams
A. G. H. Allen
James C. Allen
Judge Ott H. Allen
Dr. William Virgil Allen
William Price Allred
Wiley D. Ambrose
George D. Anderson
Joshua Andrews
Woodville Mausa Andrews
John Columbus Ardis
Reuben Byron Arey
Dr. H. G. Atwater
Anson Averill

W. H. Babb
Henry Clay Bailey
James 0. Bailey
Samuel G. Baker
W. H. Baker
Leonidas Bales
Albert L. Ball
Elmer Enyert Ball
John Bangle
John Kirby Banks (aka John K. Brown)
A. L. Barker
James Barlow
Leonidas Barnes
Edward L. Barnett
John Bartlett
Abel Herron Barton
Barthol Baruch
Jacob Baruch
J. V. Beck
Thomas J. Beck
William Beddome
Archibald Wilson Bedwell
R. D. Bedwell
Charles M. Benbrook
Lewis L. Bequette
A. A. Bermudez
D. C. Binden
John Bingham
Joseph S. Birchet
Charles Black
Robert Eqhraim Blair ??? Q/G?
Adam F. Bland
James Richard Blankenship
James T. Blythe
Frank Bohme
Landon Bonham
Archibald Borden
Frank Bouchard
E. H. Boyd
Mrs. Ellen Bramlette
J. W. Brandenburg
Mrs. Mattie Branscomb
J. K. Brenizer
Landon Brickey
Lawrence L. Bridgers
James Brookshire
J. C. Brown
John K. Brown (aka John Kirby Banks)
Rev. Matt Brown
Dr. William Andrew Brown
Dr. Robert Atherton Brunson
Fred Bryant
Jasper Brymer
William M. Buchanan
George M. Bullock
David C. Burden
Dr. B. L. Burdick
Joseph Hartley Burke
Samuel Wales Burke
A. H. Burton
Francis Walker Buster
John Walker Buster
George E. Butler
Charles A. Butler
S. H. Butterfield

Benjamin Campbell
C. C. Cannon
Isaac Thomas Carney
Lemuel Carpenter
William Carruthers
Samuel Carter
James W. Cate
Mrs. R. C. Cawthon
Johnson C. Chapman
Oscar H. Chapman
V. U. R. J. Chapman
William W. Cheney
George E. Churchman
Jesse M. Clark
John A. Clark
William S. Clark
Rev. Jeremiah Clay
Pettis Obediah Clayton
Samuel H. Clem
George W. Click
I. N. Cochran
Dr. W. A. Cochran
Charles Annspaugh Coffman
Joseph Cohn
Louis Cohn
Samuel Cohn
James H. Coke (Cocke)
George W. Cole
Sampson Cole
Marion Bluford Condit
W. H. Condit
John Condra
Jefferson Cook
William Franklin Cooper
Charles Corsen
Simeon T. Corum
Andrew Coward
Sarah B. Crandell
John C. Crawford
Maston Duke Crawford
Caleb Crowell
Robert Crowell
Mrs. Mary T. Crowley
Rev. T. R. Curtis

John Darby
Eben Darrow
George M. Davendorf
B. M. Davenport
Lewis Davidson
Albert Gallatin Davis
Alonzo Edward Davis
Evan N. Davis
Francis Marion Davis
James Davis
James Harvey Davis
John J. Davis
Thomas Wesley Dawson
Z. Decker
James G. Denman
Delos Dewolf Denure
Dr. A. J. Derby
Martin Devine
James Porter Dickenson
George E. Dismukes
Donald Dobbie
Dr. Jesse Dodson
M. N. Dodson
John Dolland
Tomas Dominguez
Rass Dotsey
William Downing
Theron F. Downs
S. M. Draper
John Dunlap
John A. Dunn

Joseph Eady
William T. East
Jacob Easterly
Charles H. Eberle
Elisha J. Edwards
Henry Edwards
William Wickliff Edwards
William P. Elam
Sander Eliot
George Richard Elliott
R. W. Ellis
Thomas Jefferson Ellis
Jonathan Masterson Emmert
Benjamin J. Enlow
Harry W. Evans
James Daniel Evans
William M. Evans

G. B. Fagan
John H. Fairbanks
Thomas M. Faucett
George Fisher
James C. Fite
John Patrick Fleming
Alfred P. Foster
Frank M. Foster
G. W. Foster
Hardiman D. Fowler
John Fowler
J. W. Fox
Mary Foy
Marcus Emile Frankel
Samuel Frankel
Benjamin French
John Fuller
Dr. J. E. Fulton

Lewis Alexander Grant
Silas W. Geis
Hudson Gentry
Toy B. Gibson
Columbus Gillette
Thomas Gillette
William Gilles
F. G. Goldweitze
Thomas Lewis Gooch
Beverly G. Goodrich
David B. Goodwin
Jesse B. Graham
Thomas Graham
Edgar S. Gray
Harvey S. Gray
Jacob Gray
Earl J. Greening
Tobias Grider
Logan M. Griffin
William T. Griffis
Mr. Griffith
Dr. J. E. Groover
Sarah E. Groshing
Bernardino Guirado

T. W. Haddock
Alonzo Hall
J. Q. Hall
William F. Hall
S. C. Hammer
Henry William Hammerton
George P. Hand
John Hanley
John William Hansard
J. H. Harding
Rev. E. J. Harper
William S. Harper
Leopold Harris
Ranse B. Harris
N. S. Harshman
George M. Harter
Frank Haskell
Dr. W. D. Hasson
Atticus C. Haygood
Joseph Green Berry Haynes
D. A. Henderson
Scholfield Holgate
Daniel Holliday
J. B. Holloway
Woodford Holman
T. T. Hooper
Taylor Hornbeck
William Horton
William Lake Houghton
Charles Henry Hovey
John S. Hutchings
William A. Hutchison

Indian Joe
James Fletcher Isbell
Thomas Isbell

J. E. Jenison
Irvin(e) Johnson
Dr. L. P. Jones
Leander Jones
William Williams Jones
Mike S. Julian
William Justice

Nicholas Keating
Alfred D. Kellam
Dr. Carroll Kendrick
Thomas J. Kerns
James M. King
Rev. E. C. Knott
John Kress

Daniel Lane
George Larkey
George Leieritz
C. S. Levy
William Linebarger
P. P. Livermore
Jacob Loew
Dr. 0. 5. Lont
Jacob Lower
Capt. B. F. Luce
James Lunsford
Martin Luper
Garrett Lynch

Mrs. Margaret C. Manning
William Daniel Mansfield
Elam Martin
Frank E. Martin
Stephen H. Martin
Reuben M. Massey
William K. Master
Francis Marion Matthew
Robert Henry Mayes
John W. McCaige
Nathan M. McCaige
John Jackson McClelland
John McComic
William McCormick
Joseph McCullough
William Polk McDonald
John McElrath
John Milton McFarland
John McGarvin
James Wesley McGaugh
Daniel Henderson McKellar
Charles McKenney
J. S. McKenney
Lawrence McLeod
H. C. Mears
Calvin J. Meek
Samuel Binks Meek
W. J. Melton
James B. Miller
Mason Miller
John A. Mitrovich
Pat Monahan
James M. Monroe
Joseph Monteleone
Harrison Landon Montgomery
Dr. Thomas Pitt Montgomery
Sidney L. Moore
Rev. C. William Moores
Willis Morrison
John Norris Morrow
William Moss
Joseph John Muirein
Tony Mussachia

Jacob J. Nagie
Allen W. Neighbours
Susan Green Roberts Neighbours
Mr. Nelson
R. T. Newcomb
John Newton
Willis Newton
James Nicholson
Don Manuel Nieto
Benjamin Franklin Nimmo

Patrick O'Connor
William Warren Orr

G. Washington Armstrong Pallett
William Parker
Oliver Perry Passons
Thomas Ralton Passons
Benjoni P. Patton
Andrew Patton
Newton Paulsell
L. R. Paxton
A. W. Payett
Joseph Benjamin Pearce
James N. Pemberton
William H. Pendleton
Jacob Albert Perkins
L. P. Phillips
Pio Pico
James Pierce
Lewis C. Pollard
Robert Jefferson Pollard
H. Frank Porter
Edward Josiah Prindle
Miles M. Purcell
Samuel R. Purcell

James M. Quill

James William Ralph
James Addison Reavis
John Reddick
H. S. Redfield
Capt. T. F. Renfro
C. A. Reynolds
Seaborn Grove Reynolds
William C. Reynolds
Mrs. Milly Rice
Prof. C. B. Riddick
Burwell Edward Rives
L. C. Robinson
Harry C. Roemer
Silas Baird Root
Andrew Rose
Dr. Quinton J. Rowley
James Rudd
S. C. Ruddock
William Ryals (Ryle)
Andrew W. Ryan

Thompson Davison Sackett
Francisco A. Sanchez
Gen. E. M. Sanford
Hyacinthe Sarrasin
J. Schlesinger
Charles G. Schweitzer
H. A. Scott
E. F. Scribner
John See
Henry Sessler
Marcus G. Settle
John Sex (Sax)
Robert L. Shaw
James C. Sheppard
Benjamin F. Shirley
C. S. Shortridge
James C. Shugg
William Lawrence Sidwell
James C. Simmons
Schuyler B. Skidmore
William Skidmore
David P. Smart
Charles E. Smith
George M. Smith
J. A. Smith
Joseph Smith
Phill Smith
Dr. W. C. Smith
Thomas J. Sparks
Rev. W. A. Spurlock
Clemon C. Squire
Hardy James Stamps
William Standifer
James W. Standlee
W. H. Steel
Joseph Steinhart
James A. Stewart
James M. Stewart
Edward Stockton
Joseph Henry Stewart
Thomas Goodin Stout
William H. Stout
John Harvey Strine
Charles Lyman Strong
R. Stroud
Wiley F. Swain
Jacob Swigart
W. O. Switzer
Horace Sykes

Henry Davis Talbert
Benjamin W. Tarwater
Eli Taylor
C. A. Teel
Micajah Thomas
Elisha Thurman
John Thurman
T. R. Tierce
Rev. Dr. J. B. Tombs
Oliver Perry Towne
William H. Townsend
John Townsley
John Robert Truman
George Washington Tweedy
James J. Tweedy
Monte Ferguson Tyler

Jacob Ullery

Francis Marion Vandiver
Edwin Van Dusen
Nelson Van Fleet
Hugh C. Venable
Joseph William Venable

Alonzo Waite
Albert Brown Walk
William W. Walk
G. B. Walter
David Settle Wardlow
William Weirbach
Daniel White
William Wiley
Daniel Williams
Preston Williams
Nelson Williamson
Frank R. Willis
Wiley R. Wilson
William Laughlin Witherow
B. F. Witherspoon
G. W. Wolfe
Samuel Kitchens Woodward
James Riley Wright
Wilson W. Wright
Edwin P. Wylie

Louis N. Zahrt
John Zinn