George Trowbridge

1873–1951 (Age 77)
Ulster, New York, United States

The Life of George

When George Trowbridge was born on 22 May 1873, in Ulster, New York, United States, his father, Elisha Trowbridge, was 26 and his mother, Sarah (Tace) (Emory) Trowbridge, was 18. He married Agnes Churchwell on 20 December 1896, in Stone Ridge, Marbletown, Ulster, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Marbletown, Marbletown, Ulster, New York, United States for about 45 years. He died on 29 March 1951, in Kingston, Ulster, New York, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Krumville, Olive, Ulster, New York, United States.

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Family Time Line

George Trowbridge
Agnes Churchwell
Marriage: 20 December 1896
Flossie Trowbridge
Ethel C Trowbridge
Celestia Trowbridge
George Fuller Trowbridge
Ada Throwbridge
Edna Trowbridge
Jesse Milford Trowbridge

Spouse & Children

20 December 1896
Stone Ridge, Marbletown, Ulster, New York, United States


  • Female1898–1984Female

  • Ethel C Trowbridge


  • Celestia Trowbridge


  • George Fuller Trowbridge


  • Female1906–1979Female

+2 More Children

Parents & Siblings

  • Male1847–1933Male

  • Sarah (Tace) (Emory) Trowbridge




  • Joseph F Trowbridge


  • Male1873–1951Male

  • William H. Trowbridge


  • Female1883–1933Female

  • Daisy Trowbridge


+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 2

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1875 · A New Civil Rights Act

Age 2

During the response to civil rights violations to African Americans, the bill was passed giving African Americans equal treatment in public accommodations, public transportation, and to prohibit exclusion from jury duty. While many in the public opposed this law, the African Americans greatly favored it.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 23

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.

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 A Trowbridge in household of Elisha Trowbridge, "New York State Census, 1875"
  • George Trowbridge, "United States Census, 1920"
  • George Trowbridge, "United States Census, 1910"

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