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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.

1900 Census. Carter, Marion, IN, Hh 181
Philadelphia Swaim, b. Nov 1837, age 62, widow. Had 8 children, 7 are living, b. IN, parents b. Ohio.
James B. Swaim, son, b. Oct 1872, age 28, railroad engineer

1900 City Directory, Indianapolis
Philadelphia Swaim (wid Trougott). h 418 S. Pine.
James B. Swaim, engr. h 418 S. Pine

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.

The Indianapolis Star, Indianapolis, IN, 27 Jul 1911,
(among the want ads)
Societies and Clubs
Golden RULE Lodge No 23 -- All sisters will attend funeral of Sister Philadelphia Swaim at 10 a.m. today at home of daughter, Mrs. Bell Moore, 502 West Twenty-sixth Street. Minnie Fisher, Secretary; Virginia Hadden, President
Note: The Golden Rule Lodge is a Masonic organization. Chapters are still in existence.

The Brownsburg Record, Brownsburg Indiana, Friday, July 28, 1911, p. 1
"Last of a Family of Thirteen"
Tuesday Charles Harmon received word that his siter Mrs. Philadelphia Swaim who lived at Greensburg had died. In the Harmon family there were 13 children, seven boys and six girls, all have passed to the beyond with exception of Charles who is now near 70 years of age, but who bids fair to live many more years as health now indicates. The funeral of Mrs. Swaim was held at Greensburg and burial made at Crown Hill cemetery, Wednesday.

Buried Crown Hill Cemetery, Indianapolis. Find A Grave Memorial# 47197683

Philadelphia HARMON and Trougett SWAIM were married on 7 October 1856 in Boone County, Indiana. Trougett SWAIM was born on 6 June 1829 in North Carolina. He died on 2 September 1875 at the age of 46 in Indiana. He was buried in Eagle Creek Cemetery, Westfield, Hamilton County, Indiana.68

Aged 46 Yrs, 2 Ms & 27 Ds. Died Sept 2, 1875.

Philadelphia HARMON and Trougett SWAIM had the following children:

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i.

Maria Belle SWAIM was born in 1857 in Indiana.

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ii.

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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iii.

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

1900 Census. Chicago Ward 6, Cook Co, IL, Hh 117
William Swaim, b. Apr 1862, age 38, married 14 years, b. IN, father b. NC, mother b. IN, Switchman
Mary, wife, b. Dec 1861, age 38, 5 children, 4 are living
Hazel, dau, b. Nov 1886, 13
Varnie, son, b. Feb 1893, age 7
Herbert, son, b. May 1896, 4
Sylvia, dau, b. Oct 1899, 7 months
Charles Swaim, brother, b. Oct 1868, age 31, Switchman

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iv.

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

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v.

Charles E. SWAIM was born on 4 October 1868 in Boone County, Indiana. He died on 30 June 1942 at the age of 73.

1900 Census. Chicago Ward 6, Cook Co, IL, Hh 117
William Swaim, b. Apr 1862, age 38, married 14 years, b. IN, father b. NC, mother b. IN, Switchman
Mary, wife, b. Dec 1861, age 38, 5 children, 4 are living
Hazel, dau, b. Nov 1886, 13
Varnie, son, b. Feb 1893, age 7
Herbert, son, b. May 1896, 4
Sylvia, dau, b. Oct 1899, 7 months
Charles Swaim, brother, b. Oct 1868, age 31, Switchman

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 Troggett Swaim & Philadelphia Harman; hers were Frank Hersley and Narcissa Divine. FamilySearch.org; Indiana Marriages, 1811-1959.

1910 Census. Greensburg, Decatur, IN, Hh 407
Charles E. Swaim, age 37, married 2 years, Switchman, Rail road
Ella M., wife, 23, 1 child
Gracie M. dau, age 1 year 2 months
Philadelphia, mother, 72, widow, had 7 children, 5 are living

1920 Census. Greensburg, Decatur, IN, Hh 57
Charles Swaim, 52, widow, yardmaster, Railroad
Grace, dau age 10.
Lurabell, dau, age 8
Ida Mulford, servant, age 55, Housekeeper

1930 Census. Greensburg, Decatur, IN, Hh 150
Living in a two-family home at 132 S. East St.
Charles E. Swaim, 61, widow, watchman, Steam RR
Lester Sylvia, Son-inlaw, age 21, odd jobs
Grace Sylvia, dau, age 21
Charles E., grandson, age 1 year, 2 months

1940 Census. Greensburg, Decatur, IN, Hh 211
Charles E. Swaim, 72, widow. Lived in Zionsville, Boone Co in 1935

Ella May died 11 Feb 1919. She is buried South Park Cemetery, Greensburg, Decatur, IN. Her parents were Frank and Nasis (Devine) Herseley. Charles is buried in the same cemetery - he died 30 Jun 1942.

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

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John B. SWAIM was born in October 1872 in Boone County, Indiana.

Earlier census indicate he was born about 1867. The 1900 census had Oct 1872.

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Harry O. SWAIM was born in 1874 in Indiana.

Harry O. Swaim, age 23 married Blanche M. Faulkner, age 20, Marion Co, IN, on 18 Nov 1896. His parents, Trogett Swaim & Philadelphia Harmon. Hers were Joseph H. Faulkner and Mary Brooks.

1910 Census. Oakland Ward 5, Alameda Co, CA, Hh 233
Harry O. Swaim, 35, married once for 13 years, Special Agent, Fire Insurance.
Blanch. M., wife, 32, 1 child
Alameda, dau, age 11, b. IN