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David Trowbridge, Sr.

Birthdate: (58)
Birthplace: Stanford, Fairfield County, Connecticut Colony
Death: November 16, 1768 (58)
Morristown, Morris County, Province of New Jersey
Place of Burial: Morristown, Morris County, New Jersey, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Joseph Trowbridge and Anne Trowbridge
Husband of Lydia Trowbridge and Lydia Trowbridge
Father of Lydia Trowbridge; Daniel Trowbridge; Shubael Trowbridge; Rev. Samuel Trowbridge; David Trowbridge, Jr. and 11 others
Brother of Matthew Trowbridge and Anne Wakely
Half brother of Hezekiah Fairchild; Sarah Fairchild; Matthew Fairchild; Joseph Fairchild; Samuel G. Fairchild and 5 others

Occupation: Farmer
Managed by: Brandon Keith Gregory
Last Updated:

About David Trowbridge, Sr.

David Trowbridge I Born: Dec. 30, 1709, Stratford, Fairfield Co., Connecticut Died: Nov. 16, 1768, Morris Township, (Trowbridge Mountain), Morris Co., New Jersey Parents: Joseph Trowbridge & Anne Sherwood Stepfather: Caleb Fairchild Original Burial: maybe Baptist Cemetery , Morristown, Morris Co., New Jersey Present Burial: unknown, Baptist Cemetery sold in 1880s and graves reinterred to Evergreen Cemetery, Morristown, David & Lydia Trowbridge not in Evergreen records as per Evergreen historian Kemper chambers. Cause of Death: fever (according to the Combined Bills of Mortality for the Presbyterian and Baptist Churches of Morristown, New Jersey) Occupation: farmer Public Office: Freeholder, Morris Township (about 1752) Religious Affiliation: Morristown First Baptist Church Marriage: July 3, 1735, Bedford, Monmouth Co., New Jersey Wife: Lydia Holmes Born: Jan. 21, 1716, Monmouth Co., New Jersey Died: Jan. 27, 1792, Morris Township, (Trowbridge Mountain), Morris Co., New Jersey Cause of Death: Old age (according to the Combined Bills of Mortality for the Presbyterian and Baptist Churches of Morristown, Morris Co., New Jersey) Parents: Samuel Holmes & Mrs. Holmes* Religious Affiliation: Morristown First Baptist Church Baptism: 1770, Morristown Baptist Church, Morristown, Morris Co., New Jersey Buried: maybe the Old Presbyterian Burying Ground, First Presbyterian Church,Morristown, Morris Co., New Jersey

Children:

Lydia Trowbridge Born: Aug. 30, 1736, Morristown, Morris Co., New Jersey Died: Mar. 9, 1749, Morris Township, (Trowbridge Mountain), Morris Co., New Jersey

Daniel Trowbridge

Shubael Trowbridge I

Ann Trowbridge Born: Nov. 15, 1740, Morris Township, (Trowbridge Mountain), Morris Co., New Jersey Died: June 6, 1755, Morris Township, (Trowbridge Mountain), Morris Co., New Jersey

Samuel Trowbridge

David Trowbridge II

Caleb Trowbridge Born: May 29, 1745, Morris Township, (Trowbridge Mountain), Morris Co., New Jersey Died: Mar. 13, 1760, Morris Township, (Trowbridge Mountain), Morris Co., New Jersey

Mary Ann Trowbridge

Joseph Trowbridge Born: Apr. 16, 1749, Morris Township, (Trowbridge Mountain), Morris Co., New Jersey Died: July 7, 1753, Morris Township, (Trowbridge Mountain), Morris Co., New Jersey

Absalom Trowbridge Tabitha Trowbridge Born: about 1748, Morris Township, (Trowbridge Mountain), Morris Co., New Jersey Died: before 1758, Morris Township, (Trowbridge Mountain), Morris Co., New Jersey

Job Trowbridge

Joseph Trowbridge

Ann Trowbridge Born: Jan. 30, 1763, Morris Township, (Trowbridge Mountain), Morris Co., New Jersey Died: 1767, Morristown, Morris Township, (Trowbridge Mountain), Morris Co., New Jersey

Lydia Trowbridge (maybe a granddaughter) Born: Feb. 23, 1769, Morris Township, (Trowbridge Mountain), Morris Co., New Jersey Died: still living, June 26, 1793, Morristown, Morris Co., New Jersey Marriage: June 26, 1793, Morristown, Morris Co., New Jersey Husband: unknown Born: unknown Died: still living, June 26, 1793, Morristown, Morris Co., New Jersey

ABSTRACTS FROM THE WILL OF DAVID TROWBRIDGE

"1768, Nov. 9. Trowbridge, David, of Morris Township, Morris Co., Farmer; will of. My lands and goods to be divided among my eight children, with this reserve, that my wife, over her equal proportion, is to have her choice of one cow, and any one jade (horse) belonging to the estate, and she is to have the possession of my estate, as long as she is my widow. Son, Shubal (Shubael) Trowbridge, has built and improved on 11 acres, and he is to have a deed for the same land.

Executrix - my wife, Lydia. Witnesses - James Smyth, William Locy, John Losee. Proved December 9, 1768."

Source:

http://www.trowbridgemountain.info/davidtrowbridge1.html

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Birth: Dec. 31, 1709 Stratfield Fairfield County Connecticut, USA Death: Nov. 16, 1768 Morris Township Morris County New Jersey, USA

Son of Joseph Trowbridge & Anne Sherwood, husband of Lydia Holmes. Father of Daniel, Shubael, Samuel, Absalom, Maryann, Tabitha, David, Jr., Joseph, & Job Trowbridge.


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Parents:
 Joseph Trowbridge (1675 - 1715)
 Anne Sherwood Fairchild (1691 - 1777)

Spouse:
 Lydia Holmes Trowbridge (1715 - 1792)

Children:
 Lydia Trowbridge (1736 - 1749)*
 Daniel Trowbridge (1737 - 1793)*
 Shubael Trowbridge (1739 - 1782)*
 Samuel Trowbridge (1740 - 1822)*
 Ann Trowbridge (1740 - 1755)*
 Samuel Trowbridge (1742 - 1823)*
 David Trowbridge (1743 - ____)*
 Caleb Trowbridge (1745 - 1760)*
 Tabitha Trowbridge (1748 - 1758)*
 Joseph Trowbridge (1749 - 1753)*
 Absalom Trowbridge (1750 - 1824)*
 Ann Trowbridge (1763 - 1767)*

Siblings:
 David Trowbridge (1709 - 1768)
 Ebenezer Fairchild (1730 - 1806)**
 Ezra Fairchild (1734 - 1777)**
  • Calculated relationship
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Burial: Trowbridge Family Farm Site Morris Township Morris County New Jersey, USA


Created by: Trowbridges NJ Record added: Nov 29, 2004 Find A Grave Memorial# 9983187

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Note: Born in Stratield section of Fairfield , Ct ( NOT Stamford ) or Stanford as stated above.

Children copied from family bible of David Trowbridge which was found in the mountains eight miles from Dover NJ by William A Eardeley of Brooklyn NY, a genealogist who visited that area. Many children buried in Whippany NJ churchyard.

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David Trowbridge, Sr.'s Timeline

1709
December 30, 1709
Stanford, Fairfield County, Connecticut Colony
1736
August 30, 1736
Age 26
Morristown, Morris Co., NJ
1737
December 28, 1737
Age 27
Morristown, Morris County, Province of New Jersey
1739
September 3, 1739
Age 29
Morristown, Morris County, Province of New Jersey
1740
November 15, 1740
Age 30
1742
February 23, 1742
Age 32
Morristown, Morris County, New Jersey, United States
1743
July 11, 1743
Age 33
Near Morristown, NJ
1745
March 29, 1745
Age 35
Morristown, Morris Co., NJ
1747
October 17, 1747
Age 37
Morristown, Morris County, Province of New Jersey