Jennie Etta Trowbridge

1870–1953 (Age 83)
Kingwood, Preston, West Virginia, United States

The Life of Jennie Etta

When Jennie Etta Trowbridge was born on 6 February 1870, in Kingwood, Preston, West Virginia, United States, her father, Thomas Jefferson Trowbridge, was 52 and her mother, Mary Elizabeth Schaffer, was 32. She married William Guy Miller on 29 June 1887, in Kingwood, Preston, West Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Terra Alta, Preston, West Virginia, United States in 1880. She died on 13 February 1953, in Tunnelton, Preston, West Virginia, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Tunnelton, Preston, West Virginia, United States.

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Family Time Line

Jennie Etta Trowbridge
1870–1953
William Guy Miller
1863–1929
Marriage: 29 June 1887
Neil C Miller
1894–1977

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
29 June 1887
Kingwood, Preston, West Virginia, United States
children

(1)

Parents & Siblings

siblings

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World Events (8)

1872 · The First National Park

Age 2

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.
1872 · The Amnesty Act

Age 2

A federal law which reversed most of the penalties on former Confederate soldiers by the Fourteenth Amendment. The Act affected over 150,000 troops that were a part of the Civil War.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 26

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

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)

  • Etta Miller in household of William G Miller, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Jennie E Miller in household of William G Miller, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Jennie E Trobridge in household of Thomas Trobridge, "United States Census, 1880"

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