Inman, David,



                                      Farmer, Sec. 16; P.O. Quarry; owns eighty acres of land, valued at $50 per acre; was born Sept. 8, 1836, in Miami Co., Ohio; emigrated to Le Grand in this county in the Fall of 1853. Enlisted in the service of his country in Sept., 1862, taking his faithful dog Doc with him, which continued with the regiment (Co. K, of the 23rd I.V.I.), till the close of the war, and returned home with his master, and died at home Dec. 14, 1875. Mr. Inman participated in the battle of Port Gibson, where he was slightly wounded in the head by two balls; was taken to the hospital and his faithful dog went with him; after his recovery he participated in the battle of Black River Bridge, Milliken’s Bend, siege of Vicksburg and Mobile, Ala. Married Phoebe Richards Sept. 21, 1855, in this county; she was born in Ohio Jan. 29, 1830; have no children living; lost one son; have a niece, his wife’s sister’s child, who they are raising; her name his Phoebe M. Hayes. Mr. Inman and wife are members of the Christian Church; Republican.

                                      p.596, Le Grand Township




                             --Taken from “The History of Marshall County Iowa, Containing A History of the County, its Cities, Towns, &r.,” and published by Western Historical Company of Chicago in 1878.


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