Gene P. Trowbridge

1916–1996 (Age 80)
Morgan, Indiana, United States

The Life of Gene P.

When Gene P. Trowbridge was born on 29 March 1916, in Morgan, Indiana, United States, his father, Charles Trowbridge, was 27 and his mother, Edna Opal Baker, was 25. He lived in Martinsville, Morgan, Indiana, United States in 1940. He died on 22 November 1996, in Plainfield, Hendricks, Indiana, United States, at the age of 80.

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Family Time Line

Gene P. Trowbridge
1916–1996
Margaret A. Clay
1920–2007

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World Events (8)

1917

Age 1

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.
1917 · Joining the First World War

Age 1

Starting with the sinking of the RMS Lusitania, which killed 128 American citizens, and many other conflicts with trade from Germany. Congress held a special meeting that resulted in The United States declaring war on Germany. Formally entering the First World War.
1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 21

The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

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)

  • Gene Trowbridge, "United States Census, 1940"

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