John N. Eustice (1826-1899) was
17 Mar 1826
16 Apr 1826
in Crowan, son of the aforementioned John and
Christian, arrived in the
about 1846. He joined a party which was exploring for copper on
and then was variously engaged in mining in
(where he was in the 1850 census). By 1860 he had settled in
he became a citizen in 1866. He continued his work in mining as foreman
until 1889, when he was compelled to retire on account of failing eyesight.
He was married about 1848 to Mary Raugh, by whom
he is said to have had 20 children, though only 9 have been identified with
certainty. John died in
11 Jun 1899
at the age of 73.