John Trowbridge, Jr.

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John Trowbridge, Jr.

Birthdate: (55)
Death: December 11, 1739 (55)
New Haven, New Haven County, Connecticut, United States
Place of Burial: New Haven, New Haven County, Connecticut, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of John Trowbridge and Anna Collins
Husband of Rebecca Dudley
Brother of Ann Trowbridge and Ann Trowbridge

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About John Trowbridge, Jr.

John was born in 1684. He is the son of John Trowbridge and Anna Leete.


6. John Trowbridge (John3, Thomas2, Thomas1), born November 2, 1684, in New Haven, Conn.; died December 11, 1739,** in New Haven; married October 26, 1710, in Guilford, Conn., Rebecca Eliot, daughter of Rev. Joseph and Mary (Wyllys) Eliot, born , 1690, in Guilford. She married, second, November 11,1740, in New Haven, Ebenezer Fisk of New Milford, Conn. She married, third, September 18, 1749, in Guilford, Capt. William Dudley of North Guilford, find died there February 9, 1782. John Trowbridge received his education at Hopkins Grammar School, being graduated in 1696. He resided in New Haven. He was a joiner by trade, but was also interested in a grist mill below the Todds' mill and owned a warehouse near the head of the wharf. He was appointed ensign of the 2d Company, a trainband, of New Haven May 10, 1716, and was confirmed lieutenant of the same May 12, 1726. He was propounded sheriff of New Haven county and approved June 1, 1724, and at a meeting of the general assembly held at Hartford July 31, 1724, he was accepted. He served up to the year 1729. He was a member of the assembly the year of his appointment to the shrievalty. His wife was admitted a member of the First Church November 26, 1724.


[See Families of Ancient New Haven, 8:1856. The widow remarried (Ebenezer Fiske) 11 November 1740.]


  • link to Trowbridge, Francis. The Trowbridge Genealogy, History of the Trowbridge Family in America (Tuttle, Morehouse & Taylor Co., New Haven, Connecticut, 1908) Page 60-1


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John Trowbridge, Jr.'s Timeline

November 2, 1684
December 11, 1739
Age 55
New Haven, New Haven County, Connecticut, United States
New Haven, New Haven County, Connecticut, United States