Francis Bacon Trowbridge
Born: June 7, 1866, New Haven, Fairfield Co., Connecticut
Died: 1943, unknown
Parents: Thomas Rutherford Trowbridge II & Katherin Bacon
Occupations: lawyer, financial manager, genealogist
Education: Yale University, New Haven, Fairfield Co., Connecticut
Marriage: June 30, 1898, Brooklyn, Kings Co., New York
Wife: Mabel Christine Nelson
Born: Sept. 14, 1875, New Haven, Fairfield Co., Connecticut
Died: unknown
Parents: James Augustus Nelson & Josephine Chipman

Compiled by Francis Bacon Trowbridge (New Haven, Ct., Tuttle, Morehouse, & Taylor, 1906)

96. FRANCIS BACON TROWBRIDGE (Thomas R.  71, Thomas R. 49, Henry 33, Rutherford 16, Daniel 9, Thomas 4, Thomas 2, Thomas 1), born June 7, 1866, in New Haven, Conn.; resides in New Haven; married June 30, 1898, in Brooklyn, N.Y.,  Mabel Christine Nelson, daughter of  James Augustus and Helen Josephine (Chipman) Nelson, born September 14, 1875, in New Haven.

Francis B. Trowbridge took the preparatory course of study at Hopkins Grammar School in his native city.  He was graduated from Yale University in 1887 with the degree of‘ B.A. and from the Yale Law School with the degree of LLB. in 1890, and was admitted to the Connecticut bar.  He did not, however, engage in the practice of his profession, but became associated with his father in the management of family real estate and trusts, succeeding to several of the latter after his father’s death in 1898, and is at present acting in a fiduciary capacity for several estates.

He has given considerable attention to genealogical research and has com- piled three family histories, which have received favorable criticism from the reviewers. His published books are: “The Champion Genealogy,” 1891; “The Hoadley Genealogy,” 1894; “The Ashley Genealogy,” 1896; and the present volume.
Mr. Trowbridge is a member of the Quinnipiack and Country clubs of New Haven, the Yale Club of New York City and the Yale chapter of the Psi Upsilon Fraternity. He is a life member of the New England Historic Genealogical Society of Boston, Mass, and is a member of the American Historical Associa tion, the Connecticut Society of the Sons of the American Revolution and the New Haven Colony Historical Society, of the latter of which he is a director. He resides in New Haven, Conn.