Joan Elinore Trowbridge

1929–2009 (Age 80)
Kendallville, Wayne Township, Noble, Indiana, United States

The Life of Joan Elinore

When Joan Elinore Trowbridge was born on 1 May 1929, in Kendallville, Wayne Township, Noble, Indiana, United States, her father, Joseph E. Trowbridge, was 23 and her mother, Ruth Irene Becker, was 21. She married Norman Harris Crothers on 13 October 1948, in Kendallville, Wayne Township, Noble, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Wayne Township, Noble, Indiana, United States in 1940. She died on 12 December 2009, in Fort Wayne, Allen, Indiana, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Lakeview Cemetery, Kendallville, Wayne Township, Noble, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joan Elinore Trowbridge
1929–2009
Norman Harris Crothers
1924–2010
Marriage: 13 October 1948
Craig Robert Crothers
1955–2004

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
13 October 1948
Kendallville, Wayne Township, Noble, Indiana, United States
children

(1)

Parents & Siblings

  • Joseph E. Trowbridge

    Male1906–1973Male

  • Female1907–1961Female

siblings

(3)

World Events (8)

1931

Age 2

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.
1932

Age 3

Amelia Earhart completes first solo nonstop transatlantic flight by a woman.
1950

Age 21

United States military forces play a leading role against North Korean and Chinese troops in Korean War.

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)

  • Joanne Trowbridg in household of Joe E Trowbridg, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Joan E Trowbridge in household of Joe E Trowbridge, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Joan E Crothers, "United States Social Security Death Index"

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