Ruth Trowbridge

17 October 1836–14 October 1899 (Age 62)
Windham Township, Wyoming, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Ruth

When Ruth Trowbridge was born on 17 October 1836, her father, John Trowbridge, was 26 and her mother, Lydia Anna Brown, was 21. She married Lorenzo Myers on 1 January 1855. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Pennsylvania, United States in 1870 and Jenningsville, Windham Township, Wyoming, Pennsylvania, United States in 1880. She died on 14 October 1899, in Windham Township, Wyoming, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 62, and was buried in Jenningsville Cemetery, Jenningsville, Windham Township, Wyoming, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Lorenzo Myers
1834–1902
Ruth Trowbridge
1836–1899
Marriage: 1 January 1855
Phoebe Jane Meyers
1857–1941
Mary L. Myers
1858–1859
Charles W. Myers
1860–1934
George J Myers
1861–1863
Emily Emma Myers
1861–1955
Mary Dorliskey Myers
1866–1939
Lorenzo W. Myers Jr
1868–1869
Lorenzo Washington Myers
1871–1957
Silas Houghton Myers
1872–1962
Ruth Ann Myers
1874–1936
Martin H. Myers
1877–1964

Spouse and Children

    Lorenzo Myers

    Male1834–1902Male

    Female1836–1899Female

MARRIAGE
1 January 1855
children

(11)

    Phoebe Jane Meyers

    Female1857–1941Female

    Mary L. Myers

    Female1858–1859Female

    Charles W. Myers

    Male1860–1934Male

    George J Myers

    Male1861–1863Male

    Female1861–1955Female

+6 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    John Trowbridge

    Male1810–1892Male

    Lydia Anna Brown

    Female1815–1902Female

siblings

(12)

    Daniel Trowbridge

    Male1829–1904Male

    Lydia Anna Trowbridge Allen

    Female1834–1922Female

    Female1836–1899Female

    Harriet Trowbridge

    Female1839–1925Female

    Abbie Lucretia Trowbridge

    Female1841–1928Female

+7 More Children

World Events (7)

1846

Age 10

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1863

Age 27

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · Battle of Gettysburg

Age 27

The three day Battle of Gettysburg was one of the bloodiest of the American Civil War. Between the Confederates and Unions, somewhere between 46,000 and 51,000 people died that day.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Trowbridge in Wiltshire, named from Old English trēow ‘tree’ + brycg ‘bridge’; the name probably referred to a felled trunk serving as a rough-and-ready bridge.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Ruth Trawbridge in household of John Trawbridge, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Ruth Myres in household of Lorenzo Myres, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Ruth Myers in household of Lorenzo W Myers, "United States Census, 1870"

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