Joanna Trowbridge

1761–1822 (Age 60)
Pomfret, Windham, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Joanna

When Joanna Trowbridge was born on 22 September 1761, in Pomfret, Windham, Connecticut, United States, her father, Daniel Trowbridge Jr., was 23 and her mother, Phebe Paine, was 22. She married Benjamin Fuller on 28 September 1780, in Hampton, Windham, Connecticut, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons. She died on 19 August 1822, in Hampton, Windham, Connecticut, United States, at the age of 60, and was buried in North Cemetery, Hampton, Windham, Connecticut, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joanna Trowbridge
1761–1822
Benjamin Fuller
1758–1840
Marriage: 28 September 1780
Benjamin Fuller
1781–1826
Elisha Fuller
1783–1835
Daniel C. Fuller
1785–1882
James Fuller
1788–1884
Thomas Fuller
1790–1841
Lester Fuller
1794–1818
Lewis Fuller
1797–1883

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
28 September 1780
Hampton, Windham, Connecticut, United States
children

(7)

+2 More Children

Parents & Siblings

siblings

(5)

World Events (8)

1776

Age 15

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776 · The Declaration to the King

Age 15

"""At the end of the Second Continental Congress the 13 colonies came together to petition independence from King George III. With no opposing votes, the Declaration of Independence was drafted and ready for all delegates to sign on the Fourth of July 1776. While many think the Declaration was to tell the King that they were becoming independent, its true purpose was to be a formal explanation of why the Congress voted together to declare their independence from Britain. The Declaration also is home to one of the best-known sentences in the English language, stating, “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness."""""""
1781 · The First Constitution

Age 20

Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.

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)

  • Joanna in entry for Thomas Fuller, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"
  • Joanna in entry for Lester Fuller, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"
  • Joanna Trowbridge in entry for Benjamin Fuller, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"

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