George Brown Elstun
George Brown Elstun was born near Milroy,
December 28th, 1823, son of Eli J. and Anna (Brown) Elstun. The subject of this sketch was reared
on a farm, and received a common school education. In 1844 he began teaching school and continued the same until
1847, which he began clerking for Dr. R. Robbins, of Milroy. In 1852 he purchased a general merchandise stock
and began business for himself in Milroy. He has been successful, and is one of the most enterprising men the
town has ever had. His marriage occurred in 1850, to Miss Priscilla Hill, a native of this county. Mr.
Elstun is the father of three children, viz: Olive A, Horace H, and Marion E. He is a Republican and a
member of F. & A. M.
History of Rush County, Indiana, Chicago: Brant & Fuller, 1888.
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming