Jesse Trowbridge

1752–1826 (Age 73)
Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Jesse

When Jesse Trowbridge was born on 19 July 1752, in Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, George Trowbridge, was 28 and his mother, Mary Mullen, was 27. He married Elizabeth Clarke on 1 March 1772, in Donhead St Mary with Charlton, Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He died in 1826, in Donhead St Andrew, Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 74, and was buried in Donhead St Andrew, Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom.

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Jesse Trowbridge
Elizabeth Clarke
Marriage: 1 March 1772
Thomas Trowbridge
Thomas Trowbridge

Spouse & Children

1 March 1772
Donhead St Mary with Charlton, Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom


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World Events (4)

1801 · The Act of Union

Age 49

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 56

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.

Age 63

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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