George Graham Trowbridge

1875–1957 (Age 81)
Franklin, St. Mary, Louisiana, United States

The Life of George Graham

When George Graham Trowbridge was born on 14 December 1875, in Franklin, St. Mary, Louisiana, United States, his father, Newman Trowbridge, was 37 and his mother, Elizabeth Graham Wallace, was 27. He died on 3 September 1957, in Pineville, Rapides, Louisiana, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Franklin, St. Mary, Louisiana, United States.

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George Graham Trowbridge
Elizabeth Morris Short

Spouse & Children

Parents & Siblings

  • Newman Trowbridge


  • Elizabeth Graham Wallace




World Events (8)

1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

Age 1

The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.
1878 · St. Mary's Episcopal Church is Built

Age 3

The Episcopal Diocese of Florida organized a mission church in 1878 to provide a location that could serve seasonal guests. Visitors and residents from Green Cove Springs raised over $1000 to build the church. On March 10, 1879, the Church held its first service. This location is notable because it would eventually be added to U.S. National Register of Historic Places (February 17, 1978).

Age 23

Cuba becomes independent. Tomas Estrada Palma becomes president. However, the Platt Amendment keeps the island under U.S. protection and gives the U.S. the right to intervene in Cuban affairs.

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)

  • Graham Trowbridge in household of Newman Trowbridge, "United States Census, 1880"
  • G Graham Trowbridge, "Louisiana, New Orleans Passenger Lists, 1820-1945"
  • George Graham Trowbridge, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"

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