Person:Thomas Trowbridge (1)

Thomas Trowbridge
bur.7 Feb 1672/73 Taunton, Somerset, England
m. 31 Jul 1597
  1. Thomas Trowbridgeest 1597 - 1672/73
m. 26 Mar 1627
  1. Elizabeth Trowbridge1627/28 - 1630
  2. John Trowbridge1629 - 1653/54
  3. Lieutenant Thomas Trowbridge1631 - 1702
  4. William Trowbridge1633 - 1690
  5. Deacon James Trowbridge1636 - 1717
Facts and Events
Name[1] Thomas Trowbridge
Gender Male
Birth[2][5] est 1597 Taunton, Somerset, England
Christening[2][5] est 1597 Taunton, Somerset, EnglandSt. Mary Magdalen
Marriage License 24 Mar 1627 Exeter, Devon, Englandto Elizabeth Marshall
Marriage 26 Mar 1627 Exeter, Devon, EnglandSt. Mary Arches
to Elizabeth Marshall
Residence[1] 1636 Dorchester, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States
Residence[1] 1638 New Haven, New Haven, Connecticut, United States
Residence[4] aft 1641 Taunton, Somerset, England
Burial[1] 7 Feb 1672/73 Taunton, Somerset, EnglandSt. Mary Magdalen

Thomas was the first American settler of our Trowbridge line. He moved to Dorchester in the Massachusetts Bay colony in 1636.

References
  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Trowbridge, in Jacobus, Donald Lines, and Helen D. Love Scranton. Families of Ancient New Haven. (Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Pub. Co., 1974), 8:1854.

    Thomas Trowbridge, son of John, bu. 7 Feb 1672/3 St. Mary Magdalen, Taunton, co. Somerset, Eng.; of Dorchester, Mass, c. 1636, of NH c. 1638; returned to Eng.

  2. 2.0 2.1 Trowbridge, Francis Bacon. The Trowbridge Genealogy: History of the Trowbridge Family in America. (New Haven, Conn.: The Compiler, 1908), 20.
  3.   Roberts, Gary Boyd. Ancestors of American Presidents. (Boston, Massachusetts: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2009), pp. 63, 366.

    Ancestor of Rutherford B. Hayes and royally descended from Hugh Capet, King of France d. 996.

  4. Trowbridge, Francis Bacon. The Trowbridge Genealogy: History of the Trowbridge Family in America. (New Haven, Conn.: The Compiler, 1908), 46.
  5. 5.0 5.1 Parish registers for St. Mary Magdalen do not exist from 7 July 1582 to 10 June 1588 [Trowbridge may have meant 1598; unable to confirm either way]. Thomas was apparently the first born, probably at Taunton and christened at the same church as his eight younger siblings.