Jennie Katherine Trowbridge

1885–1960 (Age 75)
Syracuse, Onondaga, New York, United States

The Life of Jennie Katherine

When Jennie Katherine Trowbridge was born on 21 September 1885, in Syracuse, Onondaga, New York, United States, her father, Frank Clark Trowbridge, was 34 and her mother, Elizabeth Hull, was 30. She married John W. Banker Jr. from 1900 to 1905. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She died on 11 November 1960, in Syracuse, Onondaga, New York, United States, at the age of 75.

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Family Time Line

Jennie Katherine Trowbridge
John W. Banker Jr.
Marriage: from 1900 to 1905
Helen Elizabeth Banker

Spouse & Children

from 1900 to 1905


Parents & Siblings

  • Frank Clark Trowbridge


  • Elizabeth Hull




World Events (8)


Age 1

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1886 · Giving Working Men a Union

Age 1

The largest union group in the United States during the first half of the 20th century. It still exists today but merged with The Congress of Industrial Organization.
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 21

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)

  • Jennie Trowbridge in household of Frank C Trowbridge, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Jennie K Platz in household of John J Platz, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Jennie K Platz in household of John J Platz, "United States Census, 1930"

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