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44. Philadelphia HARMON was born on 18 November 1837 in Boone County, Indiana.4 She died on 25 July 1911 at the age of 73 in Greensburg, Decatur County, Indiana.4

In 1850, Philadelphia was living with her sister Ruth and her husband James Dye. She was listed as age 12.

1860 Census. Zionsville, Eagle Twp, Boone Co IN
Trougett Swaim, age 31, grocer, b. NC. Philadelphia, age 23.
Frank A., age 6. Maria age 3. Jesse E., age 1 month [This would appear to be the son that later is called William or Willie, or this is one of Philadelphia's two children that had died before 1900. Frank and Maria may have been Swaim's by a former marriage.]

1870 Census. Eagle Twp, Boone Co IN
Trogget Swaim, age 41, dry goods merchant, b. NC
Philadelphia, age 30, b. IN.
Frank A., age 15. [possibly Tougott's by a previous marriage] Maria B., age 12. William L. age 11. Laura A., age 9. John S. age 6. Charles age 3.
Louisa Staley, age 23, domestic servant, b. IN

1880 Census. Zionsville, Boone Co IN
Philadelphia Swaim was already a widow and head of household, age 42. Born Indiana but gives birthplace of both parents as Ohio.
Willie, son, age 18. Lora, daughter, age 16. John, son, age 13. Charlie, son, age 11. James, son, age 10. Harry, son, age 6.

1910 Census. Washington Twp, Greensburg Ward 3, Decatur Co, IN, Hh 395
Charles E. Swaim, age 37, married 1 time for 2 years.
Ella M. wife, age 23. They've had one child.
Gracie M., daughter age 1 year, 2 months.
Philadelphia Swaim, mother, age 72, Widow, Had 7 children, 5 are living. Birthplace of parents unknown.

Philadelphia HARMON and Trougett SWAIM were married on 7 October 1856 in Boone County, Indiana. Trougett SWAIM was born in 1829 in North Carolina. He died between 1874 and 1880 at the age of 45 in Indiana.

Philadelphia HARMON and Trougett SWAIM had the following children:

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Jesse E. SWAIM was born in 1860 in Boone County, Indiana.

Probably died as an infant. He appears only in the 1860 census as one month of age.

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ii.

William E. SWAIM was born in 1862 in Boone County, Indiana.

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iii.

Laura A. SWAIM was born about 1863 in Boone County, Indiana.

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John S. SWAIM was born in 1867 in Boone County, Indiana.

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Charles E. SWAIM was born about 1868 in Boone County, Indiana.

Married Ella M. Hersley, 1907, Decatur Co, IN. He was 32, she was 21, both living in Greensburg.
Charles was born 4 Oct 1875, Zionsville. Ella was born 18 May 1886, Precceville, Indiana. His parents were Troggert Swaim & Philadelphia Harman; her were Frank Hersley and Narcissa Divine. FamilySearch.org; Indiana Marriages, 1811-1959.

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James SWAIM was born in 1870 in Boone County, Indiana.

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Harry SWAIM was born in 1874 in Indiana.