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William Trowbridge*

Male 1827 - 1906  (79 years)

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  • Name William Trowbridge*  [1
    Born 1827  [2
    Gender Male 
    Died 04 Dec 1906  [2
    Person ID I530  Brick Street Cemetery
    Last Modified 5 Apr 2020 

    Father Eli Trowbridge*,   b. 1786, New York state Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Apr 1828  (Age 42 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Mary Summers*,   b. 1803,   d. 17 Sep 1897  (Age 94 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Family ID F229  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary Nixon*,   b. 1834,   d. 21 Feb 1926  (Age 92 years) 
    +1. Jane Trowbridge*,   b. 15 Apr 1858,   d. 24 Jun 1945  (Age 87 years)  [natural]
     2. John Trowbridge*,   b. Jul 1864,   d. 12 Nov 1864  (Age 0 years)  [natural]
     3. James Trowbridge*,   b. Oct 1865,   d. 10 Feb 1866  (Age 0 years)  [natural]
    +4. Mary Trowbridge*,   b. 1869,   d. 1949  (Age 80 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 5 Apr 2020 
    Family ID F228  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • L37 C1
      a school trustee for 3 years
      a Reformer in politics
      owned several farms from the Thames River to C2
      married his 1st cousin
      [HCM, p. 1029]: William Trowbridge, one of the enterprising and successful farmers of Westminster Township, is the son of Eli Trowbridge, ...William Trowbridge, was born April 14, 1827, on his father's farm, and received a common school education. He assisted his father on the farm until grown, and then married Miss Mary Nixon, daughter of James Nixon, an old pioneer of the Township. To Mr. and Mrs. Trowbridge were born two children --Jane and Mary. After marriage, Mr. Trowbridge and fmaily settled on Lot 37, and has always resided in the immediate vicity, and is now residing on Lot 35. He has been successfully engaged in farming all his life, and is one of the substatnial farmers of the county. He takes great interest in educational work, and has filled the office of School Trustee for three years. He has also held other offices. He has always been a hard-working, industrious citizen, and a pleasant, genial gentleman. He is a Reformer in politics.

  • Sources 
    1. [S20] Glen Curnoe records.

    2. [S10] Brick Street Cemetery marker.