Jesse May Trowbridge

1886–1985 (Age 98)
Neligh, Antelope, Nebraska, United States

The Life of Jesse May

When Jesse May Trowbridge was born on 5 September 1886, in Neligh, Antelope, Nebraska, United States, her father, Henry Alvin Trowbridge, was 34 and her mother, Etta Lucy Bradeen, was 25. She married Charles Wilson Cronk on 18 March 1908, in Holt, Nebraska, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She lived in Sherman Township, Antelope, Nebraska, United States in 1930 and Verdigris Township, Holt, Nebraska, United States in 1940. She died on 4 June 1985, in San Bernardino, San Bernardino, California, United States, at the age of 98, and was buried in Page, Holt, Nebraska Territory, United States.

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Family Time Line

Jesse May Trowbridge
Charles Wilson Cronk
Marriage: 18 March 1908
Elwin Roy Cronk
Lyle L Cronk

Spouse and Children

18 March 1908
Holt, Nebraska, United States


  • Male1910–1976Male

  • Lyle L Cronk


Parents and Siblings

  • Henry Alvin Trowbridge


  • Female1861–1949Female



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World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 4

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1891 · Angel Island Serves as Quarantine Station

Age 5

Angel Island served as a quarantine station for those diagnosed with bubonic plague beginning in 1891. A quarantine station was built on the island which was funded by the federal government at the cost of $98,000. The disease spread to port cities around the world, including the San Francisco Bay Area, during the third bubonic plague pandemic, which lasted through 1909.
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 26

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

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.

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Sources (3)

  • Jessie Cronk in household of Charlie Cronk, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Jessie M Cronk in household of Charles W Cronk, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Jessie M Cronk in household of Charles C Cronk, "United States Census, 1930"

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