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Thomas Trowbridge

Male Bef 1631 - 1702  (> 70 years)


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Generation: 1

  1. 1.  Thomas Trowbridge was born Bef 11 Dec 1631 (son of Thomas Trowbridge and Elizabeth Marshall); died 22 Aug 1702, New Haven, New Haven, Connecticut; was buried , City Burial Ground, New Haven, New Haven, Connecticut.

    Other Events:

    • Baptised: 11 Dec 1631, St. Mary Arches, Exeter, Devon, England

    Notes:

    A merchant and ship owner of New Haven, he held several different public offices during his career.

    Thomas married Sarah Rutherford 24 Jun 1657, New Haven, New Haven, Connecticut. Sarah (daughter of Henry Rutherford and Sarah) was born 31 Jul 1641, New Haven, New Haven, Connecticut; died 5 Jan 1687, New Haven, New Haven, Connecticut; was buried , City Burial Ground, New Haven, New Haven, Connecticut. [Group Sheet]

    Children:
    1. Lydia Trowbridge was born 7 Jun 1666, New Haven, New Haven, Connecticut; died 10 Dec 1731, New Haven, New Haven, Connecticut; was buried , New Haven, New Haven, Connecticut.

Generation: 2

  1. 2.  Thomas Trowbridge was born Abt Apr 1600, Taunton, Somerset, Engand (son of John Trowbridge, Mayor of Taunton and Agnes Prowse); died Bef 7 Feb 1673, Taunton, Somerset, Engand; was buried 7 Feb 1673, St. Mary Magdalen, Taunton, Somerset, England.

    Other Events:

    • Buried: 7 Feb 1672, St. Mary Magdalen, Taunton, Somerset, England

    Notes:

    One of DDB's four "gateway ancestors." He emigrated from Exeter to New England in 1636 or 1637 with his wife and children, settling first in Dorchester and then in New Haven. By April 1644, but possibly as early as February 1641, he was back in Exeter. It is not known that he ever returned to New England, but his children remained there and his American descendants are numerous. For instance:

    Thomas Trowbridge (~1600-1673) = Elizabeth Marshall (b. 1602)
    James Trowbridge (1636-1717) = Margaret Jackson (d. 1727)
    Thomas Trowbridge (b. 1677)
    John Trowbridge (1701-1772) = Mehetabel Eaton (d. 1777)
    Mary Trowbridge (b. 1728) = Amos Gates (1714-1800)
    Ruth Gates (1768-1854) = Ebenezer Hemenway (d. 1839)
    Luther Hemenway (1787-1872) = Betsy Cummings (1785-1850)
    Sarah Hemenway (b. 1818) = Warren C. Towne
    Sophronia Augusta Towne (1845-1908) = Henry Harrison Hartwell (b. 1850)
    Bert Arthur Hartwell (1875-1932) = Mabel Rebecca Geddes (1881-1958)
    Henry Geddes Hartwell (1907-1998) = Constance Elizabeth Nash (1913-2005)
    David Geddes Hartwell (1941-2016), eminent SF & fantasy editor

    Thomas married Elizabeth Marshall 26 Mar 1627, St. Mary Arches, Exeter, Devon, England. Elizabeth (daughter of John Marshall, Mayor of Exeter and Alice Beavis) was born Bef 24 Mar 1602; died , New Haven, New Haven, Connecticut. [Group Sheet]


  2. 3.  Elizabeth Marshall was born Bef 24 Mar 1602 (daughter of John Marshall, Mayor of Exeter and Alice Beavis); died , New Haven, New Haven, Connecticut.

    Other Events:

    • Baptised: 24 Mar 1602, St. Mary Arches, Exeter, Devon, England

    Notes:

    The date of her death has not been established; only that she had died in New Haven when her husband returned to England.

    Children:
    1. 1. Thomas Trowbridge was born Bef 11 Dec 1631; died 22 Aug 1702, New Haven, New Haven, Connecticut; was buried , City Burial Ground, New Haven, New Haven, Connecticut.


Generation: 3

  1. 4.  John Trowbridge, Mayor of Taunton was born Bef 25 Mar 1570 (son of Thomas Trowbridge and Joan Lawrence alias Hutchins); died Jul 1649, Taunton, Somerset, Engand.

    Other Events:

    • Baptised: 25 Mar 1570, St. Mary Magdalen, Taunton, Somerset, England

    Notes:

    Mayor and magistrate of Taunton, Somerset in 1629 and 1637. Warden of St. Mary Magdalen. Constable and portreve of the castle manor.

    John married Agnes Prowse 31 Jul 1597, St. Peter's, Tiverton, Devon, England. Agnes (daughter of John Prowse and Elizabeth Colwick) was born Bef 15 Apr 1576; died Bef 6 Jun 1622; was buried 6 Jun 1622, Taunton, Somerset, Engand. [Group Sheet]


  2. 5.  Agnes Prowse was born Bef 15 Apr 1576 (daughter of John Prowse and Elizabeth Colwick); died Bef 6 Jun 1622; was buried 6 Jun 1622, Taunton, Somerset, Engand.

    Other Events:

    • Baptised: 15 Apr 1576, Tiverton, Devon, England

    Notes:

    Also called Annis.

    Children:
    1. 2. Thomas Trowbridge was born Abt Apr 1600, Taunton, Somerset, Engand; died Bef 7 Feb 1673, Taunton, Somerset, Engand; was buried 7 Feb 1673, St. Mary Magdalen, Taunton, Somerset, England.

  3. 6.  John Marshall, Mayor of Exeter (son of Robert Marshall and Joan Owsley); died Bef 7 Aug 1624; was buried 7 Aug 1624, Exeter, Devon, England.

    Notes:

    Bailiff of Exeter in 1609; sheriff in 1609; mayor in 1615; alderman subsequent to that. His will refers to himself as "one of the Aldermen of the City of Exeter."

    John married Alice Beavis 30 Aug 1595, Exeter, Devon, England. Alice (daughter of Richard Beavis, Mayor of Exeter and Elizabeth Price) was born Bef 7 Jun 1572; died Bef 13 Jan 1631; was buried 13 Jan 1631, Exeter, Devon, England. [Group Sheet]


  4. 7.  Alice Beavis was born Bef 7 Jun 1572 (daughter of Richard Beavis, Mayor of Exeter and Elizabeth Price); died Bef 13 Jan 1631; was buried 13 Jan 1631, Exeter, Devon, England.

    Other Events:

    • Baptised: 7 Jun 1572, St. Kerrian's, Exeter, Devon, England

    Children:
    1. 3. Elizabeth Marshall was born Bef 24 Mar 1602; died , New Haven, New Haven, Connecticut.


Generation: 4

  1. 8.  Thomas Trowbridge was born , of Taunton, Somerset, England (son of John Trowbridge and Alice); died 20 Feb 1620, Taunton, Somerset, Engand.

    Notes:

    Referred to in the 25 Jul 1556 will of his mother's third husband, Peter Daberham, as "Thomas Strowbridge, my son in law, prentice in London."

    "Thomas Trowbridge Sr. was a leading citizen and charitable founder, a mercer, with a Tudor mansion, extant, in the high street, and had served as constable and portreve of the castle manor." [Ancestral Roots, citation details below.]

    Thomas married Joan Lawrence alias Hutchins. [Group Sheet]


  2. 9.  Joan Lawrence alias Hutchins
    Children:
    1. 4. John Trowbridge, Mayor of Taunton was born Bef 25 Mar 1570; died Jul 1649, Taunton, Somerset, Engand.

  3. 10.  John Prowse was born Abt 1547 (son of John Prowse and Alice White); died 11 Sep 1598, Tiverton, Devon, England.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate birth: of Tiverton, Devon, England

    John married Elizabeth Colwick 1 Jun 1567, Tiverton, Devon, England. Elizabeth (daughter of Robert Colwick and Richarda) was born , Tiverton, Devon, England. [Group Sheet]


  4. 11.  Elizabeth Colwick was born , Tiverton, Devon, England (daughter of Robert Colwick and Richarda).
    Children:
    1. 5. Agnes Prowse was born Bef 15 Apr 1576; died Bef 6 Jun 1622; was buried 6 Jun 1622, Taunton, Somerset, Engand.

  5. 12.  Robert Marshall was born , of Ilminster, Somerset, England (son of William Marshall); died Between 7 Aug 1576 and 9 Oct 1576.

    Robert married Joan Owsley. Joan was born , of Chillington, Somerset, England; died Aft 9 Oct 1576. [Group Sheet]


  6. 13.  Joan Owsley was born , of Chillington, Somerset, England; died Aft 9 Oct 1576.
    Children:
    1. 6. John Marshall, Mayor of Exeter died Bef 7 Aug 1624; was buried 7 Aug 1624, Exeter, Devon, England.

  7. 14.  Richard Beavis, Mayor of Exeter died 26 Aug 1602.

    Notes:

    Sheriff in 1591; governor of the Guild of Merchant Adventurers in 1594, and Mayor of Exeter in 1602. He died in office while mayor.

    One of the executors of the will of his son Nicholas, dated 8 Nov 1612 and proved 2 Jun 1613, was Ignatius Jourdain (1561-1640), mayor of Exeter in 1617, and an ancestor of John Turner Sargent Jr.

    Richard married Elizabeth Price 6 Mar 1567, Exeter, Devon, England. Elizabeth died Bef 12 Jul 1585; was buried 12 Jul 1585, Exeter, Devon, England. [Group Sheet]


  8. 15.  Elizabeth Price died Bef 12 Jul 1585; was buried 12 Jul 1585, Exeter, Devon, England.

    Notes:

    Not Elizabeth Prouz (Prowse, Prous, etc.) as stated by Emory McClintock, based on a mistaken reading of the handwritten marriage record.

    Children:
    1. 7. Alice Beavis was born Bef 7 Jun 1572; died Bef 13 Jan 1631; was buried 13 Jan 1631, Exeter, Devon, England.