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Henry Inners

Henry Inners, is a son of George and Leah (Ebard) Inners. His father was a native of York County, Penn., and his mother was born in Adams County, Penn. Jacob Inners, the grandfather of our subject, was a native of Switzerland, came to America some time in the last century, and was a soldier in the Revolutionary war. He took up a large tract of land made a settlement in York County. He was twice married and had several children by each wife.

George Inners, the father of our subject, was the third son by the second marriage, and was born in York Township in 1804, where he lived until his death in 1876.

Our subject, the eldest in a family of eight children, was born December 18, 1840, in York Township, York Co., Penn. At nineteen years of age he began learning the miller's trade.

In 1862 he enlisted in Company B, Second District Columbia Volunteers and served nine months.

After returning home he resumed his trade at his present location. Mr. Inners was married in 1865 to Miss Casinda Conway, daughter of Rev. John Conway, formerly of Dallastown. Seven children have been born to their union: Clara E., Annie, Rebecca, Minnie, Cora, George H. and Chauncey P. Mr. Inners is a member of the Reformed and his wife of the Lutheran Church.

Source: York County, Pennsylvania Biographical History, John Gibson, Chicago: F.A. Battey Publishing Co., 1886.