TThe Trowell's were Umatilla's founding family.
Nathan was born in 1826 and Sevenah was born in 1843
Nathan Trowell Sevenah Hart Trowell
Trowell and his first wife, Rebecca homesteaded along the shores of what was known as Lake Umatilla and built a log home . Rebecca died in 1861. Trowell later married Sevenah Hart.
They raised his four boys and had nine more children in Umatilla.
Pictures were obtained from a book entitled "Umatilla" written by Rebecca Bryan Dreisbach.