Ohio Militia
Black Hawk War

Company G, 117th Ohio Infantry
(later  Co. G, 1st Ohio Heavy Artillery)
Union Army
American Civil War

Ferguson Hiland Trowbridge
Born:  Sept. 9, 1821, Marietta, Ohio.
Died: Dec. 1, 1862, near Crown City, Gallia Co., Ohio
Parents: Jacob Trowbridge & Sarah Shepard
Occupation: boatman, farmer
Military Service: Ohio Militia, Black Hawk Indian War
Company G, 117th Ohio Infantry, (later  Company G, 1st Ohio Heavy Artillery), 
Union Army, American Civil War
Cause of Death: fever contracted during war.
Marriage: Feb. 4, 1844, Swan Creek, Gallia Co., Ohio
Wife: Ruth Crawford
Born:  Apr. 9, 1825, Culpepper, West Virginia
Died: May 12, 1891, Crown City, Ohio
Parents: William Crawford & Elizabeth Marshall

Children:

Adelaide Trowbridge

June 16,1846, Crown City, Ohio
Died: unknown

Asa Hiland Trowbridge
Born: Jun. 20, 1848, Crown City, Ohio
Died: unknown

Samantha Adelia Trowbridge
Born: Jan. 1, 1851, Crown City, Ohio
Died: unknown

Esther Evaline Trowbridge
Born: Feb. 27, 1853, Crown City, Ohio
Died: unknown

Zebulon Henry Trowbridge

Imogene Trowbridge
Born: Mar. 2, 1858, Crown City, Ohio
Died: unknown

Jefferson Davis Trowbridge
Born: June 10, 1860, Crown City, Ohio
Died: unknown

Alice Selina Trowbridge
Born: Apr. 16, 1863, Crown City, Ohio
Died: unknown

FERGUSON HILAND TROWBRIDGE

Ferguson H. Trowbridge served in the Black Hawk Indian War during the 1840s. After his marriage, he settled in Crown City, Gallia Co., Ohio. He was a boatman on the Kanawha, Ohio and Mississippi rivers and also farmed during that period. During the Civil War, he enlisted in the Army on August 22, 1862 for 3 years. He served in Company G, 117th Ohio Infantry, which became Company G, 1st Ohio Heavy Artillery. He contacted fever in the army and was ordered home but was too ill to reach home and died at the home of an Uncle, Anselm T. Blake, 5 miles east of Crown City.

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