Pony Express Riders

To date, official company records have never been uncovered. This list is by no means complete or completely correct. It has been compiled from various sources including newspaper accounts, secondary sources and family histories. The names have not been 100% confirmed.

1. “Black Sam
2. “Black Tom”
3. “Whipsaw”
4. Alcott, Jack (James)
5. Anson, John
6. Anton
7. Aubrey, FX
8. A vis, Henry
9. Babbit Rodney
10. Ball, L W (SW Lafayette)
11. Banks, James W
12. Barnell, James
13. Baughn, Jim (Boston)
14. Baughn, Melville
15. Beardsley, Marve
16. Beatley, James (Foote)
17. Becker, Charles
18. Bedford, Thomas
19. Billman, Charles
20. Bills, G R
21. Black, Thomas
22. Bolwinkle, Lafayette (Bolly)
23. Bond
24. Boulton, William
25. Brandenburger, John
26. Brink, James W (Doc, Dock)
27. Brown, Hugh
28. Brown, James
29. Bucklin, James
30. Burnett, John
31. Bush, Ed
32. Campbell, William
33. Carlyle, Alex (Carlisle, Carlistle)
34. Carr, William
35. Carrigan, William
36. Carson
37. Carter, James
38. Cates, William A
39. Cayton, Francis M
40. Clark, Jimmy (James)
41. Clark, John
42. Clarke, Richard W (Deadwood Dick)
43. Cleve, Richard (Cleave)
44. Cliff, Charles
45. Cliff, Gustavas (Gus)
46. Cody, William Frederick (Buffalo Bill)
47. Cole, Buck
48. Combo, James (Sawed-Off Jim)
49. Corbett, Bill
50. Covington, Edward
51. Cowan,James
52. Crawford, Jack
53. Danley, James
54. Dean, Louis
55. Dennis, William
56. Derrick, Frank
57. Diffenbacher, Alex
58. Dobson, Thomas
59. Dodge, J
60. Donovan, Joseph
61. Donvan, Tom
62. Dorrington, WE
63. Downs, Calvin
64. Drumheller, Daniel M
65. Dunlap, James E
66. Eckels, William
67. Egan, Howard (Major)
68. Egan, Howard Ransom (Ranson)
69. Egan, Richard Erasmus (Erastus, Ras)
70. Elliot, Thomas J
71. Ellis, JK (Jack)
72. Enos, Charles
73. Fair, George
74. Faust, HJ (Doc, Henry Jacob)
75. Fischer, Johnny
76. Fisher, John
77. Fisher, William F
78. Fisher, William Frederick (Billy)
79. Flynn, Thomas
80. Foote, James [see James Beatley]
81. Foreman, Jimmie
82. Fry, Johnny (Johnnie, Johnny, Johny Fry)
83. Fuller, Abraham Maple (Abram)
84. Gardner, George (Irish)
85. Gentry, James
86. Gilson, James
87. Gilson, Samuel H
88. Gleason, James
89. Gould, Frank
90. Grady, Thomas “Irish Tom”
91. Hall, Martin
92. Hall, Parley
93. Hall, Sam
94. Hamilton, Samuel
95. Hamilton, William
96. Harder, George
97. Hardy
98. Haslam, Robert (Pony Bob)
99. Haslam, Robert (Pony Bob)
100. Hawkins, Theodore (Thee)
101. Haws, Sam
102. Helvey, Frank
103. Hensel, Levi
104. Hickman, Bill (William)
105. Hickok, James Butler (Wild Bill)
106. Higginbotham, Charles
107. Hogan, Martin
108. Holladay, Ben
109. Huntington, Clark
110. Huntington, Clark Allen
111. Huntington, Let (Lester, Lee)
112. Huntington, Lou
113. Irish Jim
114. James, William
115. Jay, David Robert
116. Jenkins, William D
117. Jennings
118. Jobe, Samuel S
119. Jones, William
120. Kates, William
121. Keetley, Jack H (The joyous jockey of the Pony Express)
122. Kelley, Hi
123. Kelley, Jay G (Kelly)
124. Kelley, Merrit P
125. Kelley, Mike (IC)
126. King, Thomas wen
127. King, Tony
128. Koerner, John P (John Phillip)
129. La Mont, Harry
130. Larzelere, Charles
131. Lawson, William
132. Leonard, George
133. Little, George Edwin
134. Littleton, Elias “Tough”
135. L ytIe, N N
136. Macaulas, Sye
137. Macaulas, Sye (Macoulas)
138. Martin, Robert
139. Maxfield, Elijah
140. Maze, Montgomery
141. McCain, Emmet
142. McCall, J G (Jay)
143. McCarty Charlie
144. McDonald, James
145. McEnaney, Pat (McEnamey, McEnearrny, McEneammy, McEneany)
146. McLaughlin, David
147. McNaughton, James
148. McNaughton, William
149. Meacona, Lorenzo
150. Mellen, JP
151. Mifflin, Howard
152. Miller, Charlie B (Broncho Charlie)
153. Moore, James
154. Murphy, Jeramiah H
155. Myrick, Newton
156. Orr, Matthew
157. Orr, Robert
158. Pace, Thad
159. Packard, G
160. Page, William
161. Parr, Dick
162. Paul, John
163. Paxton, Joe “Mochila Joe”
164. Perkins, George Washington (Wash)
165. Perkins, Josh
166. Pridham, William (Prindham)
167. Ranahan, Thomas J (Irish Tommy, Happy Tom)
168. Rand, Theodore (Little Y ank,Y ank)
169. Randall, James
170. Reynolds, Charles
171. Reynolds, Thomas J
172. Richards, William Minor
173. Richardson, H
174. Richardson, Johnson William
175. Riles, Bartholomew (Riley)
176. Rinehart, Jonathon
177. Rising, Don C
178. Roberts, Bolivar
179. Roff, Harry L (Harvey)
180. Ruffin, CH
181. Rush, Edward
182. Sanders, Robert
183. Sangiovanni, GG(Guglielmo, GR)
184. Scovell, George
185. Seerbeck, John
186. Selman, Jack
187. Serish, Joseph
188. Shanks, James (James Dock, Doc)
189. Sinclair, John
190. Slade, Jack
191. Spurr, George
192. Spurr, George
193. Streeper, William Henry (Black Bill)
194. Strickland, Robert C (Stricklen)
195. Strohm, William
196. Sugget, John W (Sugget)
197. Tate, William (Pate)
198. Taylor, Josiah
199. Thacher, George (Thatcher, George Washington)
200. Thomas, JJ
201. Thompson, “Cyclone” Charlie
202. Thompson, Bill
203. Thompson, Charles P (F, Cyclone Charlie)
204. Thompson, James M
205. Topence, Alexander (Toponce)
206. Tough, WS
207. Towne, George
208. Trotter, Bill
209. Tuckett, Henry
210. Upson, Warren (Boston)
211. Van Blaricon, William E (Van Blaricon, Pony Ned)
212. Vickery, Bill
213. Wade, John B
214. Wallace, Henry
215. Weaver, Cap
216. Westcott, Daniel (Don, Wescott)
217. Whalen, Michael M (Mike, Whelan)
218. Wheat, Charles Orson
219. Whipsaw
220. William, James
221. Willis, HC (Wills)
222. Wilson, Elijah Nichols (Uncle Nick)
223. Wintle, Joseph Barney (Joseph E)
224. Worley, Henry
225. Worthington, James
226. Wright, George
227. Wright, Mose (Morse)
228. Zowgaltz, Jose (Zowglat, Zowgalty, Zogwalt)

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