George Edwards Trowbridge

1882–1971 (Age 88)
Kansas, United States

The Life of George Edwards

When George Edwards Trowbridge was born on 19 December 1882, in Kansas, United States, his father, Samuel Trowbridge, was 38 and his mother, Harriet Addie Evans, was 31. He married Dorothy Criddle on 8 June 1916, in Denver, Colorado, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Denver, Colorado, United States in 1920 and Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1930. He died on 4 January 1971, in Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 88.

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Family Time Line

George Edwards Trowbridge
Dorothy Criddle
Marriage: 8 June 1916
Dorothy Gene Trowbridge

Spouse & Children

8 June 1916
Denver, Colorado, United States


  • Dorothy Gene Trowbridge


Parents & Siblings

  • Samuel Trowbridge


  • Harriet Addie Evans




+3 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 4

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1890 · Gold is Discovered

Age 8

In 1890, Robert Miller Womack discovers a rich gold deposit along Cripple Creek, near the western slope of Pikes Peak. This would become the richest gold strike in the Rocky Mountin area.
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 24

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

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)

  • George E Trowbridge, "United States Census, 1920"
  • George E Trowbridge, "United States Census, 1930"
  • George E Trowbridge in household of Samuel Trowbridge, "United States Census, 1900"

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