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Thomas Trowbridge

Male Bef 1631 - 1702  (> 70 years)


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Generation: 1

  1. 1.  Thomas Trowbridge was born before 11 Dec 1631 (son of Thomas Trowbridge and Elizabeth Marshall); died on 22 Aug 1702 in New Haven, New Haven, Connecticut; was buried in 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 on 24 Jun 1657 in New Haven, New Haven, Connecticut. Sarah (daughter of Henry Rutherford and Sarah) was born on 31 Jul 1641 in New Haven, New Haven, Connecticut; died on 5 Jan 1687 in New Haven, New Haven, Connecticut; was buried in City Burial Ground, New Haven, New Haven, Connecticut. [Group Sheet]

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

Generation: 2

  1. 2.  Thomas Trowbridge was born about Apr 1600 in Taunton, Somerset, Engand (son of John Trowbridge, Mayor of Taunton and Agnes Prowse); died before 7 Feb 1673 in Taunton, Somerset, Engand; was buried on 7 Feb 1673 in 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 on 26 Mar 1627 in St. Mary Arches, Exeter, Devon, England. Elizabeth (daughter of John Marshall, Mayor of Exeter and Alice Beavis) was born before 24 Mar 1602; died in in New Haven, New Haven, Connecticut. [Group Sheet]


  2. 3.  Elizabeth Marshall was born before 24 Mar 1602 (daughter of John Marshall, Mayor of Exeter and Alice Beavis); died in in 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 before 11 Dec 1631; died on 22 Aug 1702 in New Haven, New Haven, Connecticut; was buried in City Burial Ground, New Haven, New Haven, Connecticut.


Generation: 3

  1. 4.  John Trowbridge, Mayor of Taunton was born before 25 Mar 1570 (son of Thomas Trowbridge and Joan Lawrence alias Hutchins); died in Jul 1649 in 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 on 31 Jul 1597 in St. Peter's, Tiverton, Devon, England. Agnes (daughter of John Prowse and Elizabeth Colwick) was born before 15 Apr 1576; died before 6 Jun 1622; was buried on 6 Jun 1622 in Taunton, Somerset, Engand. [Group Sheet]


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

    Other Events:

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

    Notes:

    Also called Annis.

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

  3. 6.  John Marshall, Mayor of Exeter (son of Robert Marshall and Joan Owsley); died before 7 Aug 1624; was buried on 7 Aug 1624 in 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 on 30 Aug 1595 in Exeter, Devon, England. Alice (daughter of Richard Beavis, Mayor of Exeter and Elizabeth Price) was born before 7 Jun 1572; died before 13 Jan 1631; was buried on 13 Jan 1631 in Exeter, Devon, England. [Group Sheet]


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

    Other Events:

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

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


Generation: 4

  1. 8.  Thomas Trowbridge was born in in of Taunton, Somerset, England (son of John Trowbridge and Alice); died on 20 Feb 1620 in 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 before 25 Mar 1570; died in Jul 1649 in Taunton, Somerset, Engand.

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

    Other Events:

    • Alternate birth: of Tiverton, Devon, England

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


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

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

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


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

  7. 14.  Richard Beavis, Mayor of Exeter died on 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 on 6 Mar 1567 in Exeter, Devon, England. Elizabeth died before 12 Jul 1585; was buried on 12 Jul 1585 in Exeter, Devon, England. [Group Sheet]


  8. 15.  Elizabeth Price died before 12 Jul 1585; was buried on 12 Jul 1585 in 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 before 7 Jun 1572; died before 13 Jan 1631; was buried on 13 Jan 1631 in Exeter, Devon, England.