Glen Ellsworth Trowbridge

1900–1971 (Age 71)
McCook, Red Willow, Nebraska, United States

The Life of Glen Ellsworth

When Glen Ellsworth Trowbridge was born on 22 August 1900, in McCook, Red Willow, Nebraska, United States, his father, Reuben Holbrook Trowbridge, was 42 and his mother, Ella Adeline Alice McManigal, was 37. He married Nellie Bell on 24 February 1927, in Wauneta, Chase, Nebraska, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons. He lived in Chase, Chase, Nebraska, United States for about 20 years and Jasper, Jasper, Missouri, United States in 1940. He died on 1 September 1971, in Carthage, Jasper, Missouri, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Park Cemetery, Marion Township, Jasper, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

Glen Ellsworth Trowbridge
Nellie Bell
Marriage: 24 February 1927
Richard Homer Trowbridge
Glen Eugene Trowbridge
Lyle "Doc" Lee Trowbridge

Spouse & Children

24 February 1927
Wauneta, Chase, Nebraska, United States


  • Richard Homer Trowbridge


  • Glen Eugene Trowbridge


  • Lyle "Doc" Lee Trowbridge


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World Events (8)

1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 1

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.
1904 · The World's Fair of 1904

Age 4

St. Louis hosted the 1904 World's Fair and welcomed a crowd of 200,000 visitors on opening day of April 30, 1904. The fair had exhibits from 50 countries and 43 states. Several notable inventions showcased at the fair include iced tea and the ice cream cone. By the time of its closing in December 1904, over 20 million people had visited the fair.
1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 19

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.

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.

Sources (3)

  • Glen E Trowbridge, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Glen E Frowbridge in household of Ruban H Frowbridge, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Glen E Trowbridge, "United States Census, 1930"

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