Gladys Pearl Trowbridge

1901–1989 (Age 87)
Allegany, New York, United States

The Life of Gladys Pearl

When Gladys Pearl Trowbridge was born in September 1901, in Allegany, New York, United States, her father, Caleb Dee Trowbridge, was 26 and her mother, Minnie Irene Halbert, was 28. She married Norman Edward Ives in July 1920, in Allegany, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She died in 1989, at the age of 88.

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Family Time Line

Gladys Pearl Trowbridge
Norman Edward Ives
Marriage: July 1920
Norma Pearl Ives
Arthur Dee Ives

Spouse & Children

July 1920
Allegany, New York, United States


  • Norma Pearl Ives


  • Arthur Dee Ives


Parents & Siblings



World Events (8)

1902 · So Much Farm Land

Age 1

A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.
1917 · Women Given the Right to Vote in New York

Age 16

Voters in New York approve a bill giving women the right to vote. This is passed three years prior to the 19th amendment to the U.S. Constitution which allowed women to vote nationwide.

Age 26

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

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)

  • Gladys P Trowbridge in household of Caleb Dee Trowbridge, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Gladys Pearl Trowbridge, "New York, County Marriages, 1847-1848; 1908-1936"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Gladys Trowbridge - Published information: birth-name: Gladys Pearl Trowbridge

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