Biography of Thomas Innes
Arrived In Utah Sept l86l
My father was born in Rytton, Durham County, England, December l(7), l8l6. He was the only son of Charles and Mary Blench Innes, but had six sisters, Isabelle, Hannah, Margaret, Mary, Jane, and Charlotte. Father was a graduate of the University of Scotland where he received a splendid education it being customary to educate the boys much better than the girls in the family. He and his father joined the L.D.S. church in England and came to America about l849, they located in Penn. where he first met my mother, Margaret Loutitt. They were married at Elizabethtown, Pa. about l853. Four children were born in Pa.: Emma at Elizabeth; and Charles, Thomas and Mary at McKeesport.