William Wilson, the pioneer ancestor of this family, emigrated from Stewardstown, County of Tyrone, Ireland, in 1732, when 19 years of age. The Town of Stewardstown is in the parish of Donagheny in the province of Ulster and eighty-two miles northwest of Dublin, long noted for its very superior linen cloth.
Provides records for the Upper Otorara Presbyterian Church in Chester County, Pennsylvania. Many early members are mentioned by names. Includes many drawings of the church, as well as the history of the church. Includes transcriptions of both cemeteries for the church.
Virgil N. Rowan, 67, 415 Second St., Baker, died Monday morning at St. Elizabeth Community Hospital. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, May 24 at the Langrell Mortuary Chapel, with Bishop George W. Gwilliam, presiding and Kenneth Kofford conducting. Interment will follow in Union Cemetery, Union, Oregon. Mr. Rowan was born August 18, 1906 at Union. He was a long time resident of Baker, having worked for the Stoddard Lumber Company, Oregon Lumber Company, Baker Lumber Co. and for the Burnt River Lumber Company for 16 years before retirement in 1971. He was a member of the
Death Summons Norman Rowan Graduate of Oregon State College Here Since 1922 Norman J. Rowan died September 6 at 10 o’clock at his home on Colorado street. Norman Juaquin Rowan was born at Inwood, Indiana November 14, 1869 and came to Oregon with his parents when he was six years old, settling at Pleasant Hill. He was graduated from Oregon State College in 1893. Mr. Rowan married Caroline Sturgill in 1900 at Sanger, Oregon and lived in Baker county until his death. He moved to Baker in 1922. He is survived by his widow Mrs. Caroline Rowan; a daughter, Mrs.