Glenn Orville Trowbridge

1901–1980 (Age 79)
Indiana, United States

The Life of Glenn Orville

When Glenn Orville Trowbridge was born on 22 February 1901, in Indiana, United States, his father, Herman Trowbridge, was 25 and his mother, Emily Ann Foster, was 14. He married Anna Scobie on 9 December 1921, in Hillsdale, Hillsdale, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Camden, Hillsdale, Michigan, United States for about 10 years. He died on 27 November 1980, in Sandstone, Jackson, Michigan, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Sandstone, Jackson, Michigan, United States.

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Glenn Orville Trowbridge
Anna Scobie
Marriage: 9 December 1921
Walter Norman Trowbridge

Spouse & Children

9 December 1921
Hillsdale, Hillsdale, Michigan, United States


  • Walter Norman Trowbridge


Parents & Siblings

  • Male1875–1947Male

  • Emily Ann Foster




World Events (8)

1902 · So Much Farm Land

Age 1

A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.
1906 · Gary, Indiana, Is Founded

Age 5

The town of Gary, Indiana, was founded by the United States Steel Corporation in 1906. The Gary Works steel mill was the largest integrated mill in North America. The city of Gary was named after Elbert Henry Gary who was the founding chairman of the United States Steel Corporation and American lawyer and county judge. Gary partnered with J.P. Morgan, Andrew Carnegie, and Charles M. Schwab to found the United States Steel Corporation.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 22

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

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)

  • Glenn O Trowbridge in household of Heman Trowbridge, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Glenn O Trowbridge in household of Heman Trowbridge, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Glenn Orville Trowbridge, "Michigan Marriages, 1868-1925"

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