Offbeat Oregon: Trappers’ disappearance had relatives suspecting foul play - 04-23


s the first day of March 1924 arrived, L. Sarah Wilson’s worry and alarm mounted. Something had happened. Something bad. Her son, 36-year-old Harry “Roy” Wilson, had promised he’d be back at her home in Bend sometime in February. Roy was a former U.S. Marine (8th regiment, 1917-1919), and his word was solid gold. If he didn’t do what he said he was going to do, it was because he couldn’t.