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John Trowbridge

Birthdate: (27)
Birthplace: New Haven, New Haven Colony
Death: June 30, 1689 (27)
Died at sea
Immediate Family:

Son of Thomas Trowbridge, Jr. and Sarah Trowbridge
Husband of Mehitable Trowbridge and Anna Collins
Father of John Trowbridge, Jr. and Ann Cook
Brother of Mary Ann Collins; Sarah Trowbridge; Thomas Trowbridge; Lydia Rosewell; Caleb Trowbridge and 3 others
Half brother of Hannah Whiting (Trowbridge)

Managed by: Gene Daniell
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About John Trowbridge


8. John Trowbridge (Thomas2, Thomas1), born December 23, 1661, in New Haven, Conn.; died , 1689,f at sea; married November 19, 1683, in New Haven, Ann Leete, daughter of Gov. William and Ann (Paine) Leete, born March 10, 1661, in Guilford, Conn. She married, second, May 9, 1696, in New Haven, Capt. Ebenezer Collins of New Haven, and died Augtist 2, 17474 *n New Haven.

John Trowbridge settled in his native town. He learned the joiner's trade, but did not follow it for any length of time. He became a prominent merchant and had the. title of "Mr." He died at sea, leaving a good estate. His inventory included the homestead, warehouse, one-fourth of a vessel, the Pinke. and a mulatto girl. His wife was admitted a member of the First Church May 15, 1689.

Children Born In New Haven, Conn. :*

  • 6. i. John, b. Nov. 2, 1684.
  • ii. Ann, b. July 20, 1688; m. Nov. 30, 1708, Rev. Samuel Cook of New Haven.


  • 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 link
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John Trowbridge's Timeline

November 23, 1661
New Haven, New Haven Colony
November 2, 1684
Age 22
July 20, 1688
Age 26
June 30, 1689
Age 27
Died at sea