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Augustus Sinnock Trowbridge was born 27 April 1844 in Hull, Quebec, Canada to William Frederick Trowbridge (1789-1863) and Sarah Sinnock Cramp (1807-1897) and died 5 May 1923 of unspecified causes. He married Ada Whipple (1852-1944) 18 September 1873 in Hopedale, Worcester County, Massachusetts, United States.

The Trowbridge genealogy : history of the Trowbridge family in America says:

Augustus S. Trowbridge came in boyhood with his father to Feltonville (now Hudson), Mass. He went into a shoe factory at the age of twelve years, and went all through the various departments. He settled in Hudson after his marriage. He removed to Dorchester, Mass., in 1879, and later resided in Dedham and Milford, Mass., before coming to South Framingham, Mass., his present residence. He was superintendent of a shoe factory in Milford for twenty-two years and was for three years a shoe manufacturer on his own account. He is at present engaged in the retail shoe business in South Fram ingham.
Mr. Trowbridge is a veteran of the Civil War. He enlisted for one year and was mustered September 16, 1862, and was appointed sergeant in Company I, 5th Massachusetts Infantry. He was discharged July 2, 1863. He re-enlisted for three years and was mustered March 11, 1864, and was appointed corporal in the 16th Battery, Massachusetts Light Artillery. He was discharged June 27, 1865. He became first lieutenant and then captain of Company I (the Hudson Light Guard), 5th Regiment of Massachusetts militia. He is a member of the Masonic fraternity and was for three years master of Doric Lodge, F. and A. M., of Hudson. He is also a member of the A. O. TJ. W. and the G. A. E.



Children


Offspring of Augustus Sinnock Trowbridge and Ada Whipple (1852-1944)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Jeanette Trowbridge (1874-1964)
Agnes Trowbridge (1879-1881) 17 March 1879 6 September 1881 Dedham, Norfolk County, Massachusetts, United States
Arthur Sinnock Trowbridge (1880-1926) 6 December 1880 Dorchester, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, United States 19 April 1926 Ethel Lowell (1886-1965)






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