Robert N. Warnock Pioneer Passes on
Robert N. Warnock, member of a pioneer family in Wallowa county died at his home at Oswego, Feb. 26, and funeral services were held in Portland. Only two members of his family survive, his brother, W.P. Warnock of Enterprise, and his sister, Mrs. John Velt of Sacramento, Cal. Mr. and Mrs. W.P. Warnock visited him in the middle of the winter.
Robert Warnock was born in Dickson county, Kansas, Oct. 6, 1864, and came with his family in a wagon train to the far west in 1879. He ran cattle in the valley and canyons in early days and had the photograph gallery in Enterprise after the town was started, on the same lot as it now occupied by D.E. Church’s building. He went to western Oregon 35 years ago and followed various occupations and always made a comfortable living at anything he undertook. He ran a taxi in Portland for a dozen years.
When a young man in Enterprise he married Lily Graves, daughter of Lysander Graves and one daughter was born, who now lives in California.
After the death of his wife he married Daisy Wood at Lebanon. She was a niece of Mose Neal, resident of Wallowa county. One daughter was born to this union and the wife passed away.
Mr. Warnock was married a third time to Sadie Kenniston of Toledo and she survives with three daughters.
Enterprise Record Chieftain, Thursday March 13, 1941