George Hembry Trowbridge

1884–1955 (Age 70)
San Saba Land District, Texas, United States

The Life of George Hembry

When George Hembry Trowbridge was born on 21 July 1884, his father, George Washington Trowbridge, was 26 and his mother, Louisa Ethleen Johnson, was 18. He married Sarah Jane Maxwell on 12 August 1903, in San Saba Land District, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Justice Precinct 2, San Saba, Texas, United States in 1910 and Justice Precinct 4, Brown, Texas, United States in 1920. He died on 5 March 1955, at the age of 70.

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Family Time Line

George Hembry Trowbridge
Sarah Jane Maxwell
Marriage: 12 August 1903
Everett Cephus Trowbridge

Spouse & Children

12 August 1903
San Saba Land District, Texas, United States


Parents & Siblings

  • George Washington Trowbridge


  • Louisa Ethleen Johnson




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World Events (8)


Age 2

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1894 · Texas Files Lawsuit Against Standard Oil Company

Age 10

Under the direction of Governor Jim Hogg, Texas filed a lawsuit against John D. Rockefeller for violating state monopoly laws. Hogg argued that Standard Oil Company and Water-Piece Oil Company of Missouri were engaged in illegal practices like price fixing, rebates, and consolidation. Rockefeller was indicted, but never tried in a court of law; other employees of his company were convicted as guilty.
1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 19

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 H Trowbridge, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Geo H Trowbridge, "United States Census, 1910"
  • George Trowbridge in entry for Everett Cephus Trowbridge, "Texas Deaths, 1977-1986"

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