George Francis Trowbridge

1885–1952 (Age 67)
Dennison, Grayson, Texas, United States

The Life of George Francis

When George Francis Trowbridge was born on 27 September 1885, his father, John Riley Trowbridge, was 24 and his mother, Martha Edna Dosser, was 22. He married Orrell Flora Voorheis after 1910, in Bakersfield, Kern, California, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Lewis, Washington, United States in 1910 and Chambers, Whitman, Washington, United States in 1930. He died on 27 December 1952, in Centralia, Lewis, Washington, United States, at the age of 67.

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Family Time Line

George Francis Trowbridge
Orrell Flora Voorheis
Marriage: after 1910
Ernest Albert Davis- Trowbridge
Ethel Davis- Trowbridge
Evelyn Mae Davis- Trowbridge
Everett Davis- Trowbridge
Elmer Davis- Trowbridge

Spouse & Children

after 1910
Bakersfield, Kern, California, United States


Parents & Siblings

  • John Riley Trowbridge


  • Martha Edna Dosser




+2 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 1

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1889 · Washington Becomes a State

Age 4

On November 11, 1889, Washington Territory became Washington State the 42nd state to enter the Union. The state was named in honor of George Washington.
1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 18

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.

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)

  • George F Trowbridge in household of Martha Trowbridge, "United States Census, 1910"
  • George F Trowbridge, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Geo F Trowbridge in household of Martha E Trowbridge, "United States Census, 1900"

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