When Christiana Trowbridge was born on 24 January 1858, in Freeport, Stephenson, Illinois, United States, her father, Hiram T Trowbridge, was 39 and her mother, Maria Avery, was 36. She married James Pollock in 1878, in Monroe Township, Linn, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Monroe Township, Linn, Iowa, United States for about 20 years. She died on 17 April 1918, in Cedar Rapids, Linn, Iowa, United States, at the age of 60.
English (Dorset, Wiltshire and Hampshire): 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.
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