“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Near Etna in Whitley County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)

Thomas Estlick, Jr.,

Thomas Estlick, Jr., Marker image. Click for full size.
Whitley County Historical Museum
1. Thomas Estlick, Jr., Marker
Inscription. was the first white child born in Troy Township, Whitley County, June 23, 1838, near this site. Thomas Estlick Sr., his father, pur- chased 120 acres of U.S. Government land at $1.25 per acre and settled here. He named Goose and Loon Lakes. Both father and son, their wives and children are buried in the Scott- Keister cemetery, one half mile east of here.
Erected 1974 by Whitley County Historical Society.
Location. 41° 15.169′ N, 85° 33.893′ W. Marker is near Etna, Indiana, in Whitley County. Marker is on Etna Road south of County Road 700 North, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Larwill IN 46764, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Etna Township now a part of Etna - Troy (approx. 1.6 miles away); Stewart-Griesinger Cemetery (approx. 5.4 miles away); Larwill Indiana (approx. 6 miles away); Washington / Union Cemetery (approx. 7 miles away); Mock Cemetery (approx. 7.1 miles away); Dr. Lloyd C. Douglas (approx. 7.3 miles away); Greider / Oak Grove Cemetery (approx. 7.4 miles away); Site of First County Court and First Mill (approx. 7 miles away).
Also see . . .
Thomas Estlick, Jr., Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, August 23, 2013
2. Thomas Estlick, Jr., Marker
View to north along Etna Road
 Whitley County Historical Museum. (Submitted on August 2, 2013.)
Categories. Settlements & Settlers
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 2, 2013, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. This page has been viewed 242 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on August 2, 2013.   2. submitted on August 23, 2013, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.
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