Job Trowbridge

8 March 1754–12 August 1821 (Age 67)
Morristown, Morris, New Jersey, United States

The Life Summary of Job

When Job Trowbridge was born on 8 March 1754, in Morristown, Morris, New Jersey, United States, his father, David Trowbridge, was 44 and his mother, Lydia Holmes, was 38. He married Martha Doty on 3 January 1785, in Wantage, Sussex, New Jersey, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 4 daughters. He died on 12 August 1821, in Hart, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 67.

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Family Time Line

Job Trowbridge
1754–1821
Martha Doty
1768–1860
Marriage: 3 January 1785
Sarah Doty Trowbridge
1787–1877
David Trowbridge
1789–1813
Doty Trowbridge
1791–1812
Joseph Trowbridge
1794–
Job Trowbridge
1797–1893
Mary Ann Trowbridge
1803–
Reuben Trowbridge
1803–
Elizabeth Trowbridge
1805–
Martha Trowbridge
1808–

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Siblings

(16)

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World Events (6)

1775
Age 21
"During the six-year Revolutionary war, more of the fights took place in New Jersey than any other colony. Over 296 engagements between opposing forces were recorded. One of the largest conflicts of the entire war took place between Morristown and Middlebrook, referred to as the ""Ten Crucial Days"" and remembered by the famous phrase ""the times that try men's souls"". The revolution won some of their most desperately needed victories during this time."
1777
Age 23
Post office est. Oct 5, 1777
1789
Age 35
George Washington elected first president of United States.

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

Trowell

Sources (1)

  • Job Trowbridge served as Ass"t Wagon Master for George Washington all thru Rev War.

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