Job Trowbridge

1754–1821 (Age 67)
Morristown, Morris, New Jersey, United States

The Life 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–
Mary Ann Trowbridge
1800–
Reuben Trowbridge
1803–
Elizabeth Trowbridge
1805–
Martha Trowbridge
1808–

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
3 January 1785
Wantage, Sussex, New Jersey, United States
children

(9)

+4 More Children

Parents & Siblings

siblings

(16)

+11 More Children

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."
1776

Age 22

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
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.

Possible Related Names

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

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