Grace Florence Trowbridge

1878–1966 (Age 87)
Fowler, Trumbull, Ohio, United States

The Life of Grace Florence

When Grace Florence Trowbridge was born on 17 November 1878, in Fowler, Trumbull, Ohio, United States, her father, Charles Arthur Trowbridge, was 30 and her mother, Myra Clawson, was 21. She married Niel J. Dewitt on 11 October 1903, in Trumbull, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She lived in Fowler Township, Trumbull, Ohio, United States in 1900 and Cleveland, Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States for about 10 years. She died on 3 May 1966, in Fowler, Trumbull, Ohio, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Fowler, Trumbull, Ohio, United States.

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Family Time Line

Grace Florence Trowbridge
Niel J. Dewitt
Marriage: 11 October 1903
Mabel M DeWitt
Edwin DeWitt
Evelyn G DeWitt

Spouse & Children

11 October 1903
Trumbull, Ohio, United States


Parents & Siblings

  • Charles Arthur Trowbridge


  • Myra Clawson




  • Mabel Emily Trowbridge


  • Erica Trowbridge


  • Irad F Trowbridge


  • Female1878–1966Female

  • Frank Calvin Trowbridge


+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 3

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1882 · Cleveland School of Art

Age 4

Originally called the Western Reserve School of Design for Women, the Cleveland School of Art is a co-educational school that has highlighted its students works in different arts and designs. After World War II, the school began offering a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree and soon after became the Cleveland Institute of Art. The school today offers 17 different artistic programs all year long.
1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 23

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.

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 F Trobridge in household of Chas A Trobridge, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Grace T Dewitt in household of Niel T Dewitt, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Grace Dewitt in household of Neal Dewitt, "United States Census, 1920"

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