Grace E. Trowbridge

1897–
Lowell, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Grace E.

When Grace E. Trowbridge was born on 7 July 1897, in Lowell, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States, her father, Frank Peirce Trowbridge, was 44 and her mother, Margaret Jane Dailey, was 34.

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Family Time Line

Frank Peirce Trowbridge
1853–1899
Margaret Jane Dailey
1862–
Ethel May Trowbridge
1891–1891
Francis Jones Trowbridge
1892–1953
Grace E. Trowbridge
1897–

Parents & Siblings

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World Events (3)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 1

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.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 3

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1900 · Giving Puerto Rico an American Welcome

Age 3

A law that established government on the island of Puerto Rico and gave all Puerto Ricans citizenship. This law was replaced by the Jones–Shafroth Act in 1917.

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 (1)

  • Grace E. Trowbridge, "Massachusetts Births, 1841-1915"

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