George Trowbridge

1749–
Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of George

When George Trowbridge was born on 16 April 1749, in Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, George Trowbridge, was 25 and his mother, Mary Mullen, was 24.

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Family Time Line

George Trowbridge
1724–1802
Mary Mullen
1725–
George Trowbridge
1744–
William Trowbridge
1756–
Betty Trowbridge
1746–
George Trowbridge
1749–
Jesse Trowbridge
1752–1826

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World Events (6)

1801 · The Act of Union

Age 52

The Act of Union was a legislative agreement which united England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland under the name of the United Kingdom on January 1, 1801.
1808 · The British West Africa Squadron

Age 59

The British West Africa Squadron was formed in 1808 to suppress illegal slave trading on the African coastline. The British West Africa Squadron had freed approximately 150,000 people by 1865.
1815

Age 66

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.

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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