Category Archives: Eastlick

Roswell Parrish, my patriot ancestor (one of them, at least)

Just received my official notification from the D.A.R. (Daughters of the American Revolution). I’m in! I am so happy that Roswell Parrish is now on the rolls of Patriot Ancestors for the D.A.R. With my application in July, I sent in proof of his … Continue reading

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Oro Fino Band, Siskiyou County, California

The Oro Fino Band (Siskiyou County, CA) ca. 1888 Members included siblings, cousins and spouses of the extended Eastlick family that came from Bureau County, IL and settled in Siskiyou County, CA  Left to Right: Frank Quigley (1867-1920), married Cassie … Continue reading

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Jacob Eastlick letter to sons Mahlon and Lafayette, 1869

Transcript of a Letter from Jacob Eastlick of Bureau Co, IL to sons Mahlon and Lafayette Eastlick in Siskiyou Co, CA. The original spelling and punctuation have been retained. Unreadable portions have been marked as [  ]. A big thank you to … Continue reading

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Scott Valley Roots / Eastlick research in DC and England

From the April 1998 “Eastlick Roots and Branches” newsletter: My mother’s an Eastlick, the youngest of three children in the family. Her parents, Lester and Irene (Bottoms) Eastlick of Greenview, Siskiyou County, CA are now deceased, and lay at rest … Continue reading

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50th birthday road trip adventure, June-July 2009

When my brother turned 50 he had a big birthday bash at a Mexican restaurant with friends, family, food, drinks, and Karaoke. It was a lot of fun. Knowing I was the next in line, people began asking me what I … Continue reading

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My trip with Uncle Willie

In August of 1996, I went to visit my Uncle Willie in Scott Valley, Siskiyou County CA. My family had been visiting the valley at least annually all my life, as this is where my mom grew up. Her parents … Continue reading

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Newman A. Easlick

There is a story in our family which has tugged at my heart ever since I first became aware of it a few years ago. I believe Ed Easlick of Richmond first told me about it. David and Lucy Easlick … Continue reading

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Minnesota tragedy and modern-day opportunity

There has been considerable interest over the years in the events of the Dakota Conflict of 1862, which involved a branch of the Eastlick family. John Eastlick and two of his sons were killed in an Indian attack upon settlers … Continue reading

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