Grace Eva Trowbridge

1902–1971 (Age 68)
Hutton Valley, Howell, Missouri, United States

The Life of Grace Eva

When Grace Eva Trowbridge was born on 15 September 1902, in Hutton Valley, Howell, Missouri, United States, her father, Jacob Alva Trowbridge, was 32 and her mother, Nancy Alma Roberts, was 27. She lived in Webster Township, Woodward, Oklahoma, United States in 1910. She died on 3 March 1971, at the age of 68.

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Jacob Alva Trowbridge
Nancy Alma Roberts
Roy Alvin Trowbridge
Ernest Ray Trowbridge
Mary Ester Trowbridge
Lloyd Edward Trowbridge
Ervin Floyd Trowbridge
Jessie Marie Trowbridge
Thomas Lester Trowbridge
Grace Eva Trowbridge
Laura F Trowbridge
Hazel Leona Trowbridge
Olive Ruth Trowbridge
Guy Richard Trowbridge
Ena Alice Trowbridge
Letha May Trowbridge
Carleton Earl Trowbridge
Willis Eldon Trowbridge
James Virgil Trowbridge

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World Events (8)

1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 1

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.
1904 · The World's Fair of 1904

Age 2

St. Louis hosted the 1904 World's Fair and welcomed a crowd of 200,000 visitors on opening day of April 30, 1904. The fair had exhibits from 50 countries and 43 states. Several notable inventions showcased at the fair include iced tea and the ice cream cone. By the time of its closing in December 1904, over 20 million people had visited the fair.
1921 · Tulsa Race Massacre

Age 19

 By 1921, Tulsa was a booming city with a population of over one hundred thousand, with ten thousand African Americans in the Greenwood District. Crime rates in Tulsa soared and vigilantism was present. An incident occurred with Dick Rowland, an African American shoe shiner, and Sara Page, a white elevator operator. Reports claim Rowland stepped on Page’s foot and she let out a scream. The newspaper reported Rowland attempted to rape Page. Rowland was arrested and white vigilantes demanded the sheriff to hand over Rowland for lynching. An armed group of African American men went to the courthouse to aid in protecting Rowland from the mob. The group was turned away and a shot was fired between the white and African American groups, which ignited a riot. While buildings in Tulsa were burned, a major effort by whites focused mainly on the Greenwood District which was burned to the ground and many were shot. Over 30 people were killed and many were injured in the riots. 

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 (2)

  • Grace Trowbridge in household of Jacup Trowbridge, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Grac E Trowbridge in household of Jacob A Trowbridge, "United States Census, 1910"

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