Originally a part of Noble County, it joined
Whitley County in 1860. The town of Etna,
surveyed by John H. Alexander in 1849, was
named by Lafayette Lanson for his former home
in Ohio. Due to the layout of the township
roads, five school . . . — — Map (db m67217) HM
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 . . . — — Map (db m67236) HM