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.
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
Marriage 2 Esther Howe b: 18 NOV 1671 in New Haven,CT
Marriage 3 Mary Belding b: 17 NOV 1677 in Hatfield,MA
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