Grace Evelyn Trowbridge

1887–1967 (Age 79)
Great Bend, Susquehanna, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Grace Evelyn

When Grace Evelyn Trowbridge was born on 7 November 1887, in Great Bend, Susquehanna, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Frederick Goodrich Trowbridge, was 33 and her mother, Evelyn Eugenia "Eveline" Banker, was 29. She married Arthur Swift Brink on 23 July 1913, in Cortland, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Herkimer, New York, United States in 1920 and Marathon, Cortland, New York, United States in 1930. She died on 2 February 1967, in Stockton, San Joaquin, California, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Marathon, Cortland, New York, United States.

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Grace Evelyn Trowbridge
Arthur Swift Brink
Marriage: 23 July 1913
Walter Adams Brink

Spouse & Children

23 July 1913
Cortland, New York, United States


Parents & Siblings

  • Frederick Goodrich Trowbridge


  • Evelyn Eugenia "Eveline" Banker




World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 3

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1891 · Angel Island Serves as Quarantine Station

Age 4

Angel Island served as a quarantine station for those diagnosed with bubonic plague beginning in 1891. A quarantine station was built on the island which was funded by the federal government at the cost of $98,000. The disease spread to port cities around the world, including the San Francisco Bay Area, during the third bubonic plague pandemic, which lasted through 1909.
1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 21

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.

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 Brink in household of Arthur S Brink, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Grace Brink in household of Arthur Brink, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Grace E Trowbridge in household of Fred G Trowbridge, "United States Census, 1910"

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