HARKLESS K. INMAN was born in Willoughby, Lake County, Ohio, November 18, 1833. He is a son of Arnold B. and Serenda (Johns) Inman, natives of Rhode and Connecticut respectively. They located in Lake County in July, 1824, removed to Bucyrus in 1834, and December 3, 1835, came to this county, where they purchased ninety-five acres of land. They were the parents of eleven children, namely: Julia A., Welcome, Arwin, George E., Harkless K., Daniel H., Thomas M., Doctor M., Albert P., Sarah E. and Henry M. The mother died March 26, 1879, and the father December 26, 1880. H. K. Inman, our subject, was educated in the puncheon-floor, clap-board-roof, log schoolhouse of early days. He was married June 28, 1860, to Mary J. Crowell, of Cuyahoga County, Ohio, daughter of Sanders and Rebecca Crowell, natives of New York State. Six children were born of this union - Alice B., Ida M., Cora E., Delbert D., Myrtle E. and Ray G. They are all living, the daughters devoting some attention to instrumental music. Mr. Inman enlisted in Company F., Ninth Regiment Ohio Volunteer Cavalry, under Capt. Joseph McCutcheon, October 23, 1863, and passed through many engagements uninjured, save that which he received by the falling of his horse while his regiment was on dress parade. He was discharged and returned home June 23, 1865. Mr. Inman owns twenty-three acres of excellent land, valued at $75 per acre, on which he is comfortably located. He is a Republican in politics, and a member of the G.A.R.
From "History of Wyandot County (OH)" page 984.