Jesse Pugh Trowbridge

1823–1851 (Age 28)
Kingwood, Preston, West Virginia, United States

The Life of Jesse Pugh

When Jesse Pugh Trowbridge was born on 2 April 1823, in Kingwood, Preston, West Virginia, United States, his father, Jesse Trowbridge, was 40 and his mother, Sarah Pugh, was 32. He died on 14 April 1851, in Minnesota, United States, at the age of 28.

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Family Time Line

Jesse Trowbridge
1782–1865
Sarah Pugh
1790–1870
Elizabeth Trowbridge
1807–1885
Malin Pugh Trowbridge
1809–1892
David Lewis Trowbridge
1811–1894
Samuel Cushing Trowbridge
1813–1888
Hannah Trowbridge
1815–1885
Thomas Jefferson Trowbridge
1817–1888
Jane Ann Trowbridge
1820–1896
Jesse Pugh Trowbridge
1823–1851
John West Trowbridge
1825–1879
George Mc Clusky Trowbridge
1827–1890
Sarah Emily Trowbridge
1829–1903
Clara Addeen Trowbridge
1831–1863

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World Events (3)

1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 2

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 7

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
1830 · The Oregon Trail

Age 7

Many people started their 2,170-mile West trek to settle the land found by Louis and Clark. They used large-wheeled wagons to pack most of their belongings and were guided by trails that were made by the previous trappers and traders who walked the area. Over time the trail needed annual improvements to make the trip faster and safer. Most of Interstate 80 and 84 cover most of the ground that was the original trail.

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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