At what is now Midway the first to farm were Jeremiah Robey, Sidney Epperson, Mark Smith, David Wood, Jesse McCarroll and Edwin Bronson in the summer of 1859. Peter Shirts, John and Ephraim Hanks and a Mr. Riggs located in the upper settlement of Midway in 1860. George Bean, Aaron Daniels and Aaron Decker had ranches along the rich grasslands of the Provo River bottoms at what is now Charleston. George Noakes and William Manning were among the first to farm the bench ground above the river.
Treasures of Pioneer History, Vol.5, p.550