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13. Elizabeth HARMON4 was born in 1812. She died on 19 May 1873 at the age of 61 in Bourbon, Marshall County, Indiana.

Elizabeth not proved as a daughter of Richard.
This may be the Elizabeth Harmon that married Britton Caldwell, 10 Apr 1830, Marion Co IN.
She is said to have had one child with Caldwell - William, b. 1831 in Indiana
Then Elizabeth Caldwell married Daniel Hardin, 18 Mar 1834, Marion Co IN - the marriage recorded as Betsey Coldwell to Daniel Harding on the Marriage database at the Indiana State Library online site.

1850 Census. Harrison Twp, Howard Co, IN, Hh 70
Daniel Hardin, age 61. Elizabeth, age 38 [born unknown]
Hiram 20. [likely Daniel's son from a former marriage]
Polly 15. Hannah 8. Milly 6. Charles H., one month
William B. Caldwell, age 19 [Elizabeth's son by Britton Caldwell]
Note: If her age is correct, she may have been the eldest child

1860 Census. Bourbon Twp, Marshall Co, IN, Hh 751
Daniel Hardin, age 72, b. VA
Elizabeth 48, b. IN
Charles, age 9, b. IN

An Ancestry family tree states that her death notice appeared in the Bourbon News Mirror - Elizabeth died 19 May 1873.

Elizabeth HARMON and Britton CALDWELL were married on 10 April 1830 in Boone County, Indiana. Britton CALDWELL died circa 1833.

Elizabeth HARMON and Britton CALDWELL had the following children:

82

i.

William B. CALDWELL was born in 1831 in Indiana.

Elizabeth HARMON and Daniel HARDIN were married on 18 March 1834 in Marion County, Indiana. Daniel HARDIN was born in 1789 in Kentucky.

Daniel had previously been married. He had a 20-year-old son, Hiram, in the 1850 census - listed as born in Indiana. In 1830, Elizabeth was not even married to her first husband so Hiram was not her child.

Elizabeth HARMON and Daniel HARDIN had the following children:

83

i.

Polly HARDIN was born in 1835 in Indiana.

Polly is so much older than the others - it is possible she's a child of Daniel's first wife. But her age reflects she was born after Daniel and Elizabeth were married in 1834.

84

ii.

Hannah HARDIN was born in 1842 in Indiana.

85

iii.

Milly HARDIN was born in 1844 in Indiana.

86

iv.

Charles H. HARDIN was born in 1850 in Indiana.

Charles was one month old at the time of the 1850 census.