Enoch Edward Inman
    Dubois Co. IN Sketches. b. in IL, Lived in Dubois Co. IN. As a youth he lived in the household of uncle Abednego White Inman. List of children taken from will of his second wife. They are listed in will as Tilley Riley of Carmen, OK; Ed Inman of Lambert, MS; Josie Jacobs of Gip, AR; Rolla Webb of New Albany, IN; Lottie Hollowell of Birdseye, IN; Estella Jacobs; and Alvin if he ever comes back. Children listed in first marriage were taken from Census Records.
    From "Inman Family in DuBois, IN" - by Alma Chattin Lindbergh. After the death of his father, Parmenar Inman, in Schuyler Co., IL, Enoch, his mother Martha Pasqual Inman and several brothers and sisters moved to DuBois Co. which they had left in 1840. His mother remarried and Enoch lived with his uncle, Abednego White Inman, in Martin County until his enlistment in the Union Army in 1861. He was assigned to Co. I, 24th Reg. IN Vol and was discharged on Dec. 24, 1865 at the expiration of a second term when he re-enlisted as a veteran volunteer. At that time he held the rank of Sgt. He saw service in MO and TX and was hospitalized in both places because of severe rheumatism.
    For a few years after his discharge he farmed in Martin Co., IN, then moved to DuBois Co. where he purchased the land that later became the site of the town of Birdseye.
    Enoch was a farmer by occupation and was active in political and social organizations of the County. He and his wife were members of the Methodist Church and Enoch was a charter member of the G. A. R. Post in Birdseye.
    See Wilson's History of DuBois Co., pp. 724-5, 299, 304, 307, 386, 387.

ENOCH E. INMAN, of Birdseye, Ind., was born February 20, 1843 in Schuyler County, Ill. He is one of thirteen children born to Parmenius and Martha E. (Pascal) Inman, who were natives of Tennessee, and came to Indiana during Dubois County's early settlement. After a time they moved to Illinois where our subject was born. The father died in 1844 of scarlet fever. After his death the mother moved to Dubois County, where she died in 1876. Our subject was raised on a farm, and entered the army at the age of eighteen, he enlisted in Company I, Twenty-fourth Indiana Volunteers, and was discharged December 31, 1863. He re-enlisted in the same company in 1865, when he was mustered out; he was in the Missouri campaign and at Shiloh, Corinth, Grand Prairie, Port Gibson, Champion Hill, siege and surrender of Vicksburg, Fort Blakely, Mobile, and was on garrison duty at Galveston. Coming from the army he began farming. In 1866 he sold his farm and moved to Martin County, Ind. and bought another farm, he remained here about twelve years, and then came to Birdseye; he was married October 22, 1866 to Clarissa Hawhe, of Orange County, Ind. to whom were were born six children, three now living: Lillie L., Parmenius E. and Alvin H. This wife died June 11, 1878. He was married to Martha J. Jacobs, of Birdseye, July 5, 1879. He is a reliable Republican, and a member of the G.A.R. He and wife are members of the Methodist Church. [Dubois County, Jefferson Twp, p. 724] NOTE: Enoch's 1st wife was Clarissa Moore, daughter of Edward Moore of Orange County. She first married William Hawhee who died during the civil war. --VLH

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