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
1885–1952
Orrell Flora Voorheis
1889–1971
Marriage: after 1910
Ernest Albert Davis- Trowbridge
1908–1967
Ethel Davis- Trowbridge
1910–1911
Evelyn Mae Davis- Trowbridge
1913–1933
Everett Davis- Trowbridge
1916–1953
Elmer Davis- Trowbridge
1918–1918

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
after 1910
Bakersfield, Kern, California, United States
children

(5)

Parents & Siblings

  • John Riley Trowbridge

    Male1860–1899Male

  • Martha Edna Dosser

    Female1863–1936Female

siblings

(7)

+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1886

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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