Grace Eliza Trowbridge

1905–1992 (Age 86)
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States

The Life of Grace Eliza

When Grace Eliza Trowbridge was born on 15 November 1905, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, her father, James Elias Trowbridge, was 31 and her mother, Anna Edith Sargent, was 30. She married Clifford Halvorsen on 3 September 1931, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 daughters. She lived in Sedro-Woolley, Skagit, Washington, United States in 1935 and Steilacoom Election Precinct, Pierce, Washington, United States in 1940. She died on 9 January 1992, in Pioneer, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Tacoma, Pierce, Washington, United States.

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Family Time Line

Grace Eliza Trowbridge
Clifford Halvorsen
Marriage: 3 September 1931
Patricia Edith Halvorsen
Sue Emily Halvorsen
Margaret Elsa Halvorsen

Spouse & Children

3 September 1931
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States


Parents & Siblings



World Events (8)

1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 1

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.
1908 · The Salt Lake City Union Pacific Depot

Age 3

Being listed on the National Register of Historic Places, The Salt Lake City Union Pacific Depot dates to the more prosperous era in the history of American railroad travel. Originally called the Union Station, it was jointly constructed by the San Pedro, Los Angeles and Salt Lake Railroads and the Oregon Short Line. The platforms behind the station ran north-to-south, parallel to the first main line built in the Salt Lake Valley. When Amtrak was formed in 1971, it took over the passenger services at the station, but all trains were moved to the Rio Grande station after it joined Amtrak. In January 2006, The Depot was opened as a shopping center that housed shops, restaurants and music venues.
1928 · The Tower Theater

Age 23

The Tower Theatre is a historic film theater operated by the Salt Lake Film Society. The theater presents independent films and is a venue for the Sundance Film Festival. It also presents classic films on occasional weekends and hosts a movie-rental library for those that want to expand their cinematic knowledge.

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)

  • Grace Halvorsen in household of Clifford Halvorsen, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Grace Trowbridge in household of James Trowbridge, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Grace E Trowbridge in household of James E Trowbridge, "United States Census, 1920"

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