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in Homer, N". Y. ; married, first, October 17, 1809, in Fabius?, N. Y., Achsah

* By his mother's pension application papers : Dec. 1804, by "Trowbridge Family."
t Letter from his granddaughter Mrs. Augustus B. Branaman (No. 346, ii).
t Except ix, who was born in Fayette county, Ind.


Smith, daughter of Matthew and Theodosia (Mead) Smith, born April 22, 1786,

in ; died January 27, 1812, in Homer?. He married, second, Jane


Samuel Trowbridge came in boyliood with liis motlier to Titixton, Cortland
county, N. Y., and settled in the neighboring town of Homer. He was a farmer.

Bij firfit marriage:*
i. Matthew Smith, b. Aug. 12, 1810; d. Aug. 29, 1812.
ii. Billy, b. Jan. 25, 1812 ; d. Mar. 25, 1812.

194. Joiix CeaneI Trowbridgk {Bilhj'''^. SamueP". SamueP"*, William^'"',
Thomas''), born October 18, 1798, in Truxton, N. Y.; died August 21, 1831, in
Truxton; married February 21, 1821, in Truxton?, Ethalinda Melvin Smith,
daughter of Brown and Patty (Donaldson) Smith, born March 28, 1803, in
Burlington ?, N. Y. ; died June 20, 1855, in Knowlesville, IST. Y.

Jolin C. Trowbridge settled as a farmer in his native town, Truxton, N. Y.,
where he died while still a young man.


349. i. Harley. b. Sept. 21, 1822.

ii. Elizabeth Blanchahi), b. Feb. 21. 1821 ; 111. Apr. 20, 1814, Rev. William

Braucb of Gerard. Pa.
iii. SOPHRONIA, b. July 30, 18,30 ; d. Feb. 17, 1S31.

195. David Trowbridge (Daniel>^^, David^'^*, Joseph^"^, William^"". Thomas'^),
born January 26. 1768, in Morristown, N. J. ; died ilay 16, 1859, in Blountsville,

Ind. ; married, first, , 1788, in Morristown?, Hannah Beers, who died

about 1820 in Cheriot, Ohio. He married, second, Catherine Dolph.

David Trowbridge was a weaver by trade, and was thus emjjloyed after his
marriage in his native town. He was a member of Capt. Joseph Halsey's Morris-
town militia company in 1791. About 1796 he removed to Painted Post,
Steuben county, N. Y., where he lived until 1818. In that year he emigrated to
Ohio, and settled on the east fork of Taylor's creek, Green township, Hamilton
county, near Cincinnati. He was there engaged in farming until 1832, when he
removed to Milan, Ind. He later removed to Blountsville, Ind., where he died.

children :i
Bii first marriaye:^

350. i. Henry Beers, b. May 16. 1789.

ii. A child, b. , 1791 ; d. in infancy.

iii. Ciiloe, b. . 1793; d. in infancy.

iv. Sarah, b. Oct. 18. 1795; m. June 29, 1815, Jamo.s Calkins of Corning, N. T.

351. V. Joseph Beers, b. Sept. 28. 1797.

352. vi. David, b. Dec. 23, 1799.

vii. Philip, b. , 1802; d. in infancy.

viii. Minerva, b. Mai-. 30, 1804; m. Nov. 1, 1821, Ezekiel Lockwood of Cincinnati,

353. ix. Archibald, b. Sept. 7, 1806.

X. Miriam, b. , 1808 ; m. .July 4, 1833, .Tohn Loudon of Cincinnati.

* No child is mentioned in his -^'ill on file jit Cortland, N. Y.

The Lucy, wife of [As.a?] Merrells of Truxton, N. V., perliaps was a child of his second
wife by a previous marriage.

t Named for John Crano. of Oeneral Washington's staff, whose commission, signed by Wash-
ington, is in possession of the Trowbridge family.

t i-iv horn in Morristown. N. J. : the others in Painted Post, N. Y.

§ No children by second marriage.



354. xi. Matthew Lindley, b. Nov. 15, 1810.

sii. Maria,* \ twins, m. Apr. 4, 18.38, Comfort Lavius Fillmore

V of Cincinnati,

xiii. Ann, \ b. Nov. 22, 1812 ; d. in infancy.

355. xiv. William Lewis, b. Nov. 30, 1814.

19G. Samuel Trowbridge (Daniel^^", David'-'^S Joseph^"^, William^'"',

Thomas^), born , 1776, in Morristown, N. J.; died , 1807 ;t

married ■ , 1798, in Mendham, N. J., Sarah Denman,| daughter of

William Denman, horn , 1777, in Mendham. She married, second,

Ephraim Corwin, and died October — , 1862, in Chester, Morrow county, Ohio.

Samuel Trowbridge settled after his marriage on a farm in Mendham in his
native county. In 1806, in company with his sister Mrs. Denman, her husband
and his wife's parents, he started for the West, the then wilderness of Ohio.
They lived one year in Pennsylvania and then resumed their journey. Not long
after leaving Washington county. Pa., he was thrown from his horse by the limb
of a tree and killed. His widow and children continued on with the Denmans,
and in 1808 arrived at their destination, Knox (afterwards Mon-ow) county, Ohio.
Tlie country was a dense, unbroken wilderness, and the homestead was established
on Owl creek, about two miles from Chesterville, the Denmans settling on the
opposite side of the creek.


356. i. Abner, b. Oct. 11, 1709.

357. ii. Da\T[d, b. Apr. 8, 1801.

358. iii. Samuel, b. Apr. 24, 1803.

197. Abner Trowbridoe {DanioP-^^, David}'^*, Joseph'^"^, JVilliam'^'"', Thomas'^),

born , 1779, in Morristown, N. J. ; died ■ — , 1858, in Troy, Mich. ;

married , 1802?, in Painted Post?, N. Y., Sally Castaline,§ who died

, 1834, in Painted Post.

Abner Trowbridge perhaps accompanied his elder brother, David, to Painted
Post, Steuben county, N. Y. He was engaged in fanning there for about thirty
years. He is supposed to have accompanied his sons to Troy, Mich., among the
early pioneers.


359. i. Benjamin, b. , 1804.

360. ii. Amariaii Castaline. b. Jan. 27, 1800.

iii. Electa, b. , 1808 ; m. Daniel MahoIIan of Triiittsburgli, Pa.

301. iv. Job, b. . 1811.

V. James, b. , 1813 ; m. Harriet , who resides in Greenville. Mich.**

vi. .TuLiA Ann, b. . 1815?; m. John Lennon of Shiawassee county, Mich.

vii. Marilla, b. , 1810?; m. Iliram Rhodes of Shiawassee county.

viii. Rachel, b. , 1818?; m. Uriah Masten of , Cal.

ix. Eliza, b. , 1820?; m. George Hazen of Capac, Mich.

* Her daughter Miss Ellen PlKinott.a Fillmore of Cincinnati was most diligent in collecting
the records of the descendants of her grandfather (No. 10.5).

t "After leaving Washington Co., Pa., in the wilderness, while emigrating to Ohio," by a
grandson, the late Mr. Judson Trowbridge, who contributed the biographical sketch of his
grandfather (No. 196).

The early family records were destroyed by the burning of his widow's house.

t A sister of the husband of No. 13G, vii.

§ Her birth and parentage are unknown to descendants.

II Register from Mrs. Ida Trowbridge Butler (No. 360, vii), a granddaughter of No. 197
•* Failed to answer the compiler's letters.


19S. AuGUSTiN* TROWBRrooE (Shuhael^^\ David^^*, Joseph^"^, WiUiam^'">,
Thomas'^), born April 19, 1767, in Succasunna Plains, N. J.; died June 6, 1S45,
in Morris Plains, N. J. ; married February 20, 1791, in Morristown, N. J.,
Elizabeth Freeman, born May IS, 1775, in Morristown ? ; died April 28, 1845, in
Morris Plains.

. Augustin Trowbridge settled as a farmer on Trowbridge Mountainf in Han-
over township, Morris county, N. J. His farm in Morris Plains was two hundred
acres in extent, and on it were situated sheds for charcoal burning as well as a
blacksmith's and cooper's shop. He lived there all his life.


3G2. i. Shubael, b. Feb. 3. 1792.

3C3. ii. Stephen, b. Nov. 15, 1793.

iii. Mary, b. Nov. 28. 1795 ; m. 5Iar. 27, 1815, John Wheeler of Allamuchy, N. J.

iv. Joanna, b. Oct. 8. 1797 : m. June 13. 1822, Ebenezer Pierson of Morris Plains.

V. John, b. June 13, 1799 ; d. Mar. 18. 1801.

vi. Ltdia, b. May 31, 1801 ; m, July 24, 1823, Nathaniel King Campfield of Morris-
town, N. J.

364. vii. EijjAH Freeman, b. July 22, 1803.

365. viii. David, b. Nov. 11, 1805.

ix. Elizabeth, b. June 28, 1810 ; d, Apr. 17, 1811.

X. Jane Ltdia, b. July 14, 1813 ; m, June 11, 1834, William Harvey Williamson
of Morris Plains,

199. Jabez Trowbridge (ShubaeP^'', David'-^'^, Joseph^"'", William^'"',
Thomas'-), born July S, 1769, in Succasunna Plains, N, J.; died April 12, 1845,

in Mt. Freedom, N. J. ; married , 1790, in Mendliam ?, N, J,, Jane

Lewis, daughter of Charles and Rebecca (Peeves) Lewis, who died February 10,
1855, in Mt. Freedom, aged 84.

Jabez Trowbridge settled on a farm on Trowbridge Mountain in the town of
Randolph, Morris county, N. J. He lived there until late in life, when he
removed to the home of his son David in Mt. Freedom, N. J.

children born in RANDOLPH, N. J. :

30G. i. Eliphalet, b. Dec. 15, 1792.
David, b. Nov. 8, 1795.
John, b, Aug. 2, 1798.

Lewis, b. , 180-?; d. in Succasunna, aged 21 years: unm.

Augustin, b. , 180-?.

Mart, b. , ISO- ; m. Aaron Lee.

Betsey, b, ,180-; m, Daniel Wells,

Jane, b. , 181- ; m, Knapp Atno,

Catharine, b, , 181- ; m, Aaron Reeves of New York City.

Ruth, b. , 181- ; d. in Boonton, N, J.; unm.

20e. David TROWBRiDcr. (Sa7nueP^\ David'-'-^, Joseph'^"^, William""', Thomas'-),

born , 1772, in Frederick county, Va. ; died April 7, 1864, in Kingwood,

W. Va. ; married , 1707, in Frederick county?, Mary Grady,§ daughter

of Michael Grady, born ■ , 1774, in Dunkard Bottom, W. Va. ; died May

22, 1849, in Kingwood.

David Trowbridge is said to have left his home in Virginia about 1809 and to
have settled on a farm near Kingwood, Preston county, W, Va. His farm
adjoined those of his brothers Jesse and Samuel. In addition to farming he

* Or Augustine. Kno^\Ti also as Austin.

t By the Morristown Jersci/nmn.

t By Mr. .Tohn T. Trowbridge, a son of No. viii.

I A sister o£ the first wife of Xo. 202.














was also in business as a millwright and stone mason. He was one of the
"Eam's Horn Brigade" and helped to organize the Methodist church in King-
wood. He Isecamo what was called at that time a local preacher in the Methodist
Episcopal Church, and became quite noted in that capacity. His name is on a
window of the church in Kingvvood. He was a justice of the peace and county
surveyor for many years.

i. IvATnEBlNE, b. Jan. 24, 1799 ; m. Apr. 8, 1819, James Buckalew of Kingwood.
370. ii. Samxiel Geady, b. July 2, 1801.

iii. Ellen, b. , 180- : m. Peter (Jilmore of Gilmore, W. Va.

iv. Makgaret, b. , 180- ; m. Reuben Morris of Kingwood, W. Va.

V. Jonathan, b. ", 181- ; d. aged 14 years.

vi. Jane Bkown, b. Aug. 21, 1814: m. May 16, 1833, Thomas Gregg of Terra
Alta, W. Va.

201. Jesse TROWBRrocE (<S'ami(eZ"', David"*, Joseph^"'-, William^"", Thomas^),
born November Ifi, 1782, in Frederick county, Va. ; died April 4, 18G5, in King-
wood, W. Va. ; married July 7, 1806, in Pugh Town, Va., Sarah Pugh, daughter
of Malin and Hannah (Arnold) Pugh, born May 2, 1790, in Hampshire county,
Va. ; died August 5, 1870, in Kingwood.

Jesse Trowbridge after his n\arriage settled near Pugh Town, Hampshire
county, Va., wlieix3 he lived about three years. In Xovember, 1809, he removed
to Preston county, W. Va. His farm was near Kingwood, on the east side of the
Cheat river and adjoined that of his brother Samuel. The locality was known
as Trowbridge's Ferry. He was engaged in farming all his life. He took a
prominent part in local affairs and was sheriff of Preston county for a number
of years.


i. Elizabeth, b. Sept. 15, 1807; m. Oct. ir,, 1842, William Diirant of Melvern,

Malin Pugh, b. June 28, 1809.

Da^td Lewis, b. Apr. 15, 1811.

Samuel Gushing, b. May 1, 1813.

Hannah, b. Oct. IG, 181.5: m., 1st, Leander? Lewist of Kingwood, W. Va. ;
m.. 2d, Mar. 22, 1849. John Iloltzman of Meredith, Kan.

Thomas Jefferson, b. Oct. 21, 1817.

Jane Ann, b. June 7, 1820 ; m. Apr. 7. 1842, William Richards of Leaven-
worth, Kan.

Jesse Pugh, b. Apr. 2, 1823 ; was a carpenter and cabinetmaker ; d. Apr. 14,
1851. in Reed's Landing, Minn. ; unm.

John West. b. May 29, 1825; was a farmer and stock dealer; d. Oct. 10,
1879. in Kansas City, Mo. ; unm.

George JIcCluskt. b. July 12. 1827.

Sarah Emily, b. Nov. 17, 1829; m. Jan. 3, 1801, George Rumsey Beatty of
Terra Alta, W. Va.
xii. Clara Addeen, b. Dec. 24, 1831 ; d. Sept. 8, 1863, in Terra Alta ; unm.

202. Samuel Euble Trowbridge (Samuel"^, David"*, Joseph*"^, William'""'.

Thomas'^), born , 17S4, in Frederick county, Va. ; died , 1864,

in Kingwood, W. Va. ; married, first, , 1S08, in Kingwood?, Margaret

Grady,§ daughter of Michael Grady, bom , 1786, in Dunkard Bottom,

W. Va. ; died , 1813, in Kingwood. He married, second, , 1815,

in Kingwood?, Susan Sheets. ||

* i-iii said to havo been born in Frederick county. Va. ; the others in Kingwood, W. Va.
t i-ii born in Hampshire county. Va. ; the others in King\vood. W. Va.

t Their son Leander Marion was brought up by his maternal grandfather and took the name
of Trowbridge. He is No. 699.
§ A sister of the wife of No. 200.
1! Descendants failed to supply the missing data.

















Samuel E. Trowbridge came with his ekler brother to Preston county, W. Va.,
in November, 1809. He settled on a farm adjoining those of his brothers near
Kiugwood. His farm was known as the "Green farm," named for a family
nearly all of whose members had been killed by the Indians. He served as sheriff
of Preston county for fifteen years and later was elected associate county judge.

Ilif first vi(irria(ie:
i. Catharine, b. Nov. 2T). ISOfl : m. .Jolm JIcGrew of Kingwood.

376. ii. BowEN Graky, b. Aug. 19, 1811.

liii second nianiayc:

377. iii. Reese, b. Aug. 17. ISIG.

iv. Louisa, b. Dec. 11, 1818 ; m. William Stoue of Kingwood.

378. V. Preston, b. May 7. 1821.

379. vi. COLUN B.,t b. Mar. 2, 1823.

vii. Susan, b. July 0, 1820 ; m. Isaac McCaun of Millersburgh, Ind.

viii. Margaret Jane, b. Mar. 6. 1830 ; d. , 189-, in Kingwood ; unra.

ix. Samuel Hetherington, b. Aug. 21, 1832; resides in East St. Louis, 111.;

X. Martha Is.'^bei,, b. Aug. 2.5,, 1830; m. Burgess Garner Parks and resides in


203. Betiiuel?:|; TROWBRmGE (8amuel"% David^'-*, Joseph'^°'-, WilUam'""',

Thomas^), born about 1788 in Frederick county, Va. ; die<l . IS — , in

Frederick county ;§ married Kachel? .

Bethuel Trowbridge was engaged in fanning all his life in his native place.§

children born in FREDERICK COUNTT, VA. ;11

i.? Samuel, b. , 1S1-.

380. ii. Isaac Scott, b. , 1814.

iii. Lewis, b. . 181- : of Frederick county and Cincinnati?, Ohio.

iv. Lydia, b. , 181- : m. David Shaue of Peoria?. 111.

Other children?

204. Wii.LiAii Trowbridoe (Samuel"', David"*, Joseph^'^K WiULa.m''°'>,
Thomas^), born July 14, 1793, in Frederick county, Va. ; died June IT. 1874, in

London. Ohio; married , 1830, in Frederick county, Lydia Watson,

daughter of William and LTannah (Armstrong) Watson, born January 14, 1807,
in Frederick county; died September 14, 1887, in London.

William Trowbridge was engaged in farming all his life. After his marriage
he lived on a farm in Frederick county, near Winchester, Va., about seven years.
In the fall of 1834, in company with his wife's parents and his brother Joseph,
ho emigj-ated to Ohio, and settled on a farm near South Charleston, Clarke
county, where he lived on rented farms for fifteen years. He then removed to
Madison county, the adjoining county, in the same state, where he bought a
thirty acre farm near London, twenty-five miles west of Columbus. A few years
later he bought twenty acres more. He resided there the remainder of his life.
He and his wife were members of the Methodist Episcopal church, and were
highly respected in the community where they lived.

* No. ii was authority for this family register,
t Initial only.

% Possibly this should be his brother .John.

§ By children of his son Isaac, but the christian name of their grandfather is unknown to

II Order of births and further particulars unknown to descendants of No. ii.















JoNAii Watson, b. Aug. 17, 1832.

John Howell, b. Feb. 13. 1834.

Samuel Watson, b. Apr. 20, 1836.

Mart Jane, b. Oct. 10, 1839; resides on the homestead in London, Ohio;

William, b. Aug. 25, 1842; was a farmer near South Charleston, Ohio; d.

there Jan. 12. 1895 ; unm.
David, b. Apr. 15. 1845.
Albert, b. Aug. 10, 1848.
Lydia Ann, b. May 2G, 1852 ; m. Apr. 23, 1878, George Mason of Somersford.


205. Joseph Trowbridge (Samuel^^^, David'^^, Joseph'^"', William'^''",
Thomas^), born August 15, 1S05, in Frederick county, Va.; died September 4,
1879, in Franlvfort, Ind. ; married November 26, 1835, in Winchester, Va., Lavina
Light, daughter of Henry and Mary (Woolery) Light, born March 30, 1811, in
Frederick county; died June 25, 1892, in Frankfort.

Joseph Trowbridge in the spring following his marriage, 1836, removed to
Ohio. He settled on a farm four miles from Wilmington, Clinton county. In
October, 1852, he removed with his family to Clinton county, Ind., and settled on
a farm near Frankfort, where he resided the remainder of his life. He and his
wife before their marriage united with the Methodist Episcopal Church, and
remained consistent members of it during their whole lives, Mr. Trowbridge
being a class leader for more than forty years.


i. Maria Dick, b. Mar. 10, 1837; died Sept. 27, 1856; unm.
ii. Lydia Ann, b. Jan. 27, 1839 ; m. Apr. 1, 18.58, George Moore Spray and resides
in Pranlifort, Ind.

386. iii. Aaron Moon. b. Apr. 15, 1841.

iv. PuEBE Woolery, b. Jan. 10, 1843 ; m., 1st, Oct. 23. 1863, Presley Thompson ;

m., 2d, June 23, 1881, George Washington Salmon of Sedgwick, Kan.
V. RosANA, b. Dec. 28, 1844 ; d. Sept. 9, 1847.

387. vi. Joel Lupton, b. Dec. 26, 1846.

vii. Mary Elizabeth, b. Nov. 16, 1848 ; m. Oct. 14, 1880, Robert Dier Carscallen

and resides in Frankfort,
viii. flARRiET Jane, b. Mar. 4. 1851; m. Aug. 4. 1869, Thomas Curry D'Albey of

ii. Lily Bell, b. Apr. 14, 1857 ; d. Mar. 4, 1880, in Frankfort ; unm.

20C. David Trowbridge (David''-^, David'-^S Joseph'^''^, William^'"', Thomas''),
born about 1770 in Frederick county, Va. ?; died about 1840 in Salem, Ind.;
married about 1793 in Frederick county?, Mary Emniett.:!:

David Trowbridge about the time of his marriage emigrated to Kentucky, and
lived in Bourbon and Clark counties. About 1828 he removed to Indiana and
settled in Washington county, six miles south of the present tow^l of Salem. He
lived there the remainder of his life, engaged in farming. "He and his wife
were members of the Christian Church and were higlily esteemed by all who
knew them."


388. i. Joseph, b. Jan. 13, 1794.

ii. Nancy, b. , 179- ; m. Michael Baker of Salem, Ind.

iii. Jennie, b. , 179- ; m. Robert Walker of , Tenn.

* 1-ii born in Frederick county, Va. ; iii-vi in South Charleston, Ohio ; the others in Fairfield
township, Madison county. Ohio.

t Except ix. who born in Frankfort. Ind.

I A sister of the first wife of No. 209?

§ Order of births nnoortain. Descendants state that they were all born in lientuoky ; i-v
in Bourbon' county and the others in Clark county.


iv. POLLT, b. , 170- ; m. Rollie Walker of JIartinsburg, Ind.

389. V. Dempsey, b. Nov. 11, 1801.

390. vi. LiNZET, b. Aug. 20, 1803.

vii. Pattt, b. , 180- ; m. Mon-is Denny of .Tackson county, Ind.

391. viii. David, b. Nov. 6, 1807.

ix. Abigail, b. , 181- ; m. Samuel Noal of , Ind.

X. Barsiieba, b. , ISl- ; m. Levi G. Denny of Jackson county.

xi. John?, b. , 1822; d. in Washington county, Ind.; unm.?.

a07. Jonathan Trowbridge {DavicP'^^, David"\ Joseph"-"^, William'^o'>,
Thomas'-), bom about 1772 in Frederick county, Va. ?; died about 1840 in
Bourbon county, Ky.; married about 179-i in , Ky., Sarah Lampton.

Jonathan Trowbridge emigrated to Kentucky in company with his brother
David. "He was a noted Indian lighter and a companion of Daniel Boone in
his explorations in the wilds of Kentucky."* He finally settled in Owen county,
three miles south of Owenton, where he was engaged in farming the remainder
of his life.


391a. i. William Lampton, b. Mar. 25, 1795.t

ii. Patty, b. , 1797; m. Schooler of Chirk county. Ky.

iii. Polly, b. , 1800 ; m. Joel Duke of Owen county, Ky.

iv. Nancy, b. . 1803 ; m. Ulrich Haun of Harrison county, Ind.

392. V. Joseph, b. Oct. 31, 1805.

vi. Jonathan, b. Oct. 14, 1809 ; was an undertaker in Winchester, Ky. ; d. there
Feb. 20, 1890. §

vii. James, b. Nov. 21, ISll ; was an undertaker in Winchester; d. there Aug. 7,
1884; unm.
392a. viii. Isaac, b. Feb. 14, 1814.11

208. Isaac Trowbridge (David"^, David"->. Joseph'^"^, William'^'''', Thomas^),
bom about 1775 in Frederick county, Va. ?; died "about 1832" in Orangeville,

Ind.; married , 1799, in , Ky.?, Nancy Campbell, who died

, 1856, in Orangeville.

Isaac Trowbridge emigrated to Kentucky with his older brothers David and
Jonatlian. He first settled in Clark county, where he engaged in farming. He
late.r lived in Washington, Lincoln and Owen counties. About 1S20 he removed
to Indiana and settled on a farm near Orangeville, Orange county.

children born in CLARK? COUNTY, KY. :**

393. i. Jonathan, b. May 30, 1800.

ii. Mary (Polly), b. , 1802; m. Singleton of Washington county,


394. iii. Alexander, b. , 1804.

395. iv. Ebenezer, b. June 20, 1808.

v. Margaret, b. Aug. 14, 1810 ; m. June 19, 1830, Thomas Talbert of Huron, Ind.

396. vi. Joseph, b. Feb. 24, 1812.

397. vii. Merritt, b. , 181-.

209. Silas Trowbridge (David^^^, David'^^ Joseph^"'', William^oo, Thomas^),
born about 1780 in Frederick county, Va. ?; died about 1840 in Boone county,
Ky. ; married, first, , Emmettft He married second, •.

* By a letter from his great-granddaughter No. 735a, iii.

t Clark and Owen counties are given by some descendants.

t In Mount Sterling. Montgomery county, by his daughter.

§ He was married, but had no children.

II In Bourbon county. Ky.. by a granddaughter.
** By descendants, i was born in Clark county, Ky. ; vi in Lincoln county. Ky.
tt By her grandson Absalom (No. 742). Was she a sister of the wife of No. 206?


Silas Trowbridge emigrated to Iventucky, probably in company with his older
brothers. He appears to have settled and lived in Buone county. He was a

By first marriage:

398. i. James, b. May 24, 1805.

ii. Levina, b. , ISO- ; m. Charles Dunn.

iii. Nancy, b. , 181-?; m. John Driesdale.

399. iv. Isaac, b. June 9, 1814.

V. Calvin, b. , ISl-.t

By second marriage:

400. vi. John, b. July 15, 1825.

401. vii. Silas, b. , 182-?.

viii. Sarah, b. , 182-?; m. John Brown of Mays, Ind.

210. Chiuon TROWBKiDCiE {Ahsalom''*'', David"^ Josepli""^, William^o",
Thomas^), born October 17, 1795, in Eandolph, N. J.; died February 29, 1860,

in Morristown, N. J.; married, first, , 182-, in , N. J., Mary

. He married, second, . He married, third, January 2, 1837,

in Morristown, Frances Guerin, who died May 24, 1845, in Morristown, aged 33
years. He married, fourth. December 19, 1845, in Morristown, Phebe (King)
Harrison.:}; She married, fourth, Israel Purdy,§ and died September 24, 1907, in
Morristown, aged 84 years and 4 months.

Chilion Trowbridge was engaged in farming in Morristown, N. J.

children born in morristown, n. j. :
By sccotid marriage:]]

401a. i. Silas C. b. . 1833.

ii. Sophia, b. , 1834 ; tl. unm.

iii. Harriet, b. , 183(>.

l!y third marriage:

401b. iv. Joseph, b. Dec. 5, 1837.

V. Amanda, b. , 1839?; m. and resides in Newark, N. J.

vi. Samuel, b. , 184-.

By fourth marriage:

vii. Margaret, b. , 184- ; m. William Egbert of Newark.

401c. viii. George Absalom, b. Apr. 8, 1848.

ix. Frederick, b. , 1850; d. , 1863.

X. Emma, b. , 18,53; m. Dec. 7, 1869, Henry Prentice Greene Osborn

and resides in Morristown.

210a. David Trowbridge (.7o?>"S DavicP^*, Joseph'^'*^, William^'"', Thomas^),
bom March 23, 1789, in Morris county, N. J. ; died September 10, 1813, in Hart
county, Ky. ; married .**

David Trowbridge came in childliood with his father to Hart county, Ky.,
where he was engaged in farming at the time of his death.

child born in hart county, ky. :

i. Da-vid, b. Feb. 25, 1814.**

* Order ot births uncertain.
t "Settled in Illinois."

+ It is said her first hiisliand was William Stackhouse.
i He was born Israel List, his step-father being Gabriel Purdy.

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