Gladys S. Trowbridge

1893–1983 (Age 90)
Worcester, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Gladys S.

When Gladys S. Trowbridge was born on 3 June 1893, in Worcester, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States, her father, Edward Henry Trowbridge, was 36 and her mother, Carrie Louisa Parker, was 33. She married Henry James Coolidge on 14 August 1918, in Worcester, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. She lived in Concord, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States in 1930. She died on 5 December 1983, in Springfield, Windsor, Vermont, United States, at the age of 90, and was buried in Worcester, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States.

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Family Time Line

Gladys S. Trowbridge
Henry James Coolidge
Marriage: 14 August 1918
Rosamond Coolidge
Louise Coolidge

Spouse & Children

14 August 1918
Worcester, Massachusetts, United States


Parents & Siblings

  • Edward Henry Trowbridge


  • Carrie Louisa Parker




World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 3

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.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 5

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

Age 24

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.

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)

  • Gladys I Cooledge in household of Carrie L Trowbridge, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Gladys T Coolidge in household of Henry J Coolidge, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Gladys E Trowbridge in household of Edward Trowbridge, "United States Census, 1910"

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