Joshua Swaim

(1770 - 1870)

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Joshua Swaim
1770 - 1870
Born
1770
Berkeley, James, Virginia, USA
Death
1870
Wayne, Allen, Indiana, USA
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Joshua Swaim was born in 1770 at Berkeley, James, Virginia, USA. He died in 1870 at Wayne, Allen, Indiana, USA at age 100.
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Joshua Swaim was born in at Berkeley, James, Virginia, USA
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Joshua Swaim died in at Wayne, Allen, Indiana, USA
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Joshua Swaim passed away in 1870 at Wayne, Allen, Indiana, USA at 100 years of age. He was born in 1770 at Berkeley, James, Virginia, USA. There is no information about Joshua's immediate family.

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In 1804, he was 34 years old when on May 14th, Lewis and Clark started out from St. Louis, Missouri on an expedition to explore the West and to find a route to the Pacific Ocean. President Thomas Jefferson commissioned the trip shortly after the Louisiana Purchase in 1803. He wanted the new territory mapped and wanted to establish an American presence in the West before Great Britain or other European powers could claim it.

In 1816, at the age of 46 years old, Joshua was alive when on December 11th, Indiana was admitted as the 19th state in the Union. The name "Indiana" means “land of the Indians”.

In 1829, Joshua was 59 years old when on June 19th, Robert Peel established the Metropolitan Police Service in Greater London - the first modern police force. The first officers, affectionately called "bobbies," went on patrol on September 29th.

In 1850, at the age of 80 years old, Joshua was alive when on September 9th, in the middle of the Gold Rush, California was admitted to the US as the 31st state. Previously the western part of Alta California, the state, by itself, is now has the 6th largest economy in the world when compared to other countries.

In 1870, in the year of Joshua Swaim's passing, on October 6th, Rome became the capital of the unified states of the Italian Peninsula - the newly created Kingdom of Italy.

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