- Birth Date
- 24 July 1845
- Death Date
- 26 August 1927
John Moroni Newman
His birth and death dates are confirmed by his death certificate.
The family sailed to America in 1856 on the ship Thornton.
- Age at Departure: 11
- "John M. Newman Services Held Sunday," Salt Lake Tribune , 31 Aug. 1927.
- Josiah Rogerson, "Captain J. G. Willie's Or, the Fourth Handcart Company of 1856 (No. 1)," Salt Lake Herald, 15 December 1907, 5.
- Josiah Rogerson, "Strong Men, Brave Women and Sturdy Children Crossed the Wilderness Afoot," Salt Lake Tribune, 4 January 1914.
- Journal History of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 9 November 1856, 2.
- Perpetual Emigrating Fund, Financial Accounts 1848-1886, Ledger B, p. 214.
- Saints By Sea: Latter-day Saint Immigration to America