Biographies of Scots and Scots Descendants (U) Urquhart,
Born in Ferintosh in Ross-shire and sailed
to New York in 1851 and joined a wagon train in the Oregon Trail. He
worked at a variety of trades, but arrived in Washington State in time to
vote in the territory's first election. Settling in Eden Prairie, he sent
for his wife and children. He laid out the town of Napavine, farmed and
had a merchant's business, was country treasurer, postmaster and was
elected three times to the territorial legislature.
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