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.
Enterprise, Wallowa County, Oregon Enterprise Resident, William Volkert, died Sept. 6, 1992, at his home. He was born Nov. 19, 1934 at Manchester, Conn. On Oct. 2, 1965, he married his wife, Karen, at Canoga Park, Calif. At his request no service will be held and he was cremated. Memorials in his memory may be made to the charity of choice in his care of Bollman Funeral Home, Main at W. 3rd in Enterprise. Wallowa County Chieftain-Thursday, September 10, 1992, Page 2 Contributed by Sue Wells Transcribed by Dixie Ricker