Grace Belle Trowbridge

1895–1967 (Age 72)
Idaho, United States

The Life of Grace Belle

When Grace Belle Trowbridge was born in 1895, in Idaho, United States, her father, Carloss Trowbridge, was 47 and her mother, Cora Belle Hawley, was 24. She died in 1967, at the age of 72.

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Family Time Line

Carloss Trowbridge
Cora Belle Hawley
Ira Albert Trowbridge
Grace Belle Trowbridge
Jennie May Trowbridge
David Earl Trowbridge
Carlos Roosevelt Trowbridge
Charles Arthur Trowbridge

Parents & Siblings

  • Carloss Trowbridge


  • Female1871–1957Female



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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 1

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 3

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.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 21

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

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)

  • Grace B. Trowbridge in household of Carl Trowbridge, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Gracie T Trowbridge in household of Cora Trowbridge, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Grace Belle Trowbridge, "Idaho, Birth Index, 1861-1911"

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