Name of father Lambert Newton
Maiden name of mother Martha Nicholson
1880 OR CENSUS - Nathan Newton, age 50, laborer, b. Ohio, is enumerated with wife Susan, age 43, b. Ohio, along with M. J., female, age 24, b. Myran, female, age 22, W. W., male, age 20, W. S., male, age 19, Augusta, age 16, Sarah M., age 16, Isaac G., age 12, Thos. C., age 10, all born in Oregon, and E. Grace, age 8, b. Washington Territory.
MARRIAGE: Nathan Newton was married 21 Nov 1854 to Susan Swank in Linn County by Rev. Edward Evans Parrish
Oregon Statesman 28 Nov 1854 3:4.
BIOGRAPHICAL: The family story is that the Whealdons (Alfred and Dorothea, nee Newton) traveled the Oregon Trail with the Swanks, and that Susan Swank married Dorothea's brother Newton near Salem Oregon. I've seen the Swank headstone near the Whealdon headstones in Sand Ridge Cemetery near Albany. Source - Bradford Newton