The Extended Family of Geoffrey and Heidi (Messick) Trowbridge

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  • ID: I375
  • Name: James Trowbridge
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 26 MAR 1664 in New Haven,CT
  • Death: Abt MAY 1732 in Wilton,Norwalk,CT
  • Event: Move 1693 Stratford,CT
  • Occupation: Deacon Wilton Congregational Church
  • Note:
    BIOGRAPHY: Deacon James Trowbridge learned the trade of a "cord-wainer," or shoemaker, in his native town, and followed it in New Haven and also in Stratford, Conn., whither he removed in September, 1693. He and his wife were admitted members of the Stratford Congregational church April 8, 1694. In Stratford he was chosen sealer of leather at the town meetings held from 1698 to 1702. He lived on Long Hill. In 1712 he removed to the town of Norwalk, Conn., purchasing a large farm on Chestnut Hill in the parish of Wilton. He there passed the remainder of his life, engaged in farming.

    BIOGRAPHY: He was probably one of the three original members of the Wilton Congregational church, and was appointed a committee to make arrangements for the settlement of the Rev. Mr. Sturgeon. He was appointed a deacon of the church, an office which he filled until his death. In the town of Norwalk he served as fence viewer in 1717, grand juror in 1719 and town collector in 1721.
  • Change Date: 6 APR 2003 at 17:45:40



    Father: William Trowbridge b: 3 SEP 1633 in Exeter,Devonshire,England
    Mother: Elizabeth Lamberton b: 20 MAR 1633/1634 in London,England

    Marriage 1 Lydia Alsop b: 26 JUL 1665 in New Haven,CT
    • Married: 8 NOV 1688 in New Haven,CT
    Children
    1. Has No Children James Trowbridge b: 13 SEP 1689 in New Haven,CT

    Marriage 2 Esther Howe b: 18 NOV 1671 in New Haven,CT
    • Married: 29 SEP 1692 in New Haven,CT
    Children
    1. Has Children Isaac Trowbridge b: 1693 in Stratford,CT
    2. Has No Children Esther Trowbridge b: 1694 in Fairfield,CT
    3. Has No Children Mary Trowbridge b: 1697

    Marriage 3 Mary Belding b: 17 NOV 1677 in Hatfield,MA
    • Married: 19 APR 1698 in Wilton,CT
    Children
    1. Has Children Daniel Trowbridge b: 13 AUG 1701 in Fairfield,CT
    2. Has No Children Elizabeth Trowbridge b: 1 MAR 1702/1703
    3. Has Children Caleb Trowbridge b: 8 APR 1706 in Fairfield,CT
    4. Has No Children John Trowbridge b: 22 MAY 1709 in Stratford,CT
    5. Has No Children Abigail Trowbridge b: 1 SEP 1712
    6. Has No Children Lydia Trowbridge b: 8 MAY 1715
    7. Has No Children Sarah Trowbridge b: 27 JUL 1717

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