Henry County, Indiana
Genealogy and History
Charles Brennemon was born in Washington County, Pa., May 8, 1838, a son of Henry and Tamar Brennemon who came to Henry County in 1850 and settled three miles south of New Castle, where his mother died in 1877 and his father in 1878. The family consisted of ten children, eight living. Our subject remained with is parents till manhood, receiving a common-school education. He enlisted in the war of the Rebellion in what was known as the Benton Cadets, commanded by Colonel Marshall. They were detailed as FremontŐs body guard and served three months. After his return home he engaged in farming and now owns 120 acres of fine land, eighty acres under cultivation. He was married in September, 1862, to Sarah E., daughter of William and Mary Stinson, of Grant County, Ind. They have a family of two sons and five daughters. Mr. Brennemon has served two years as Assessor of Henry Township.