after marrying Martha Doty, Job first settled on land inherited from
his father David Trowbridge on Trowbridge Mountain, Morris Co., New
Jersey along what is now West Hanover Avenue. He removed to Kentucky in
1795, where he spent the rest of his life.
"THE TROWBRIDGE GENEALOGY"
by Francis Bacon Trowbridge
141. Job Trowbridge (David 114, Joseph 105, William 100, Thomas 1
), born March
1754, in Morristown, N. J.; died August 12, 1821, in Hart county, Ky.;
married , 1786, "near Newark, N. J.," Martha Doty, daughter of
Doty, born November 30, 1768, "near Newark" ; died February 39, 1860,
in Hart county. Job Trowbridge when a young man served in the army
the Revolution.§ He volunteered for service and was appointed an
assistant wagon-master. He was in service from June 14, 1778, to July
30, 1779. The brigade of wagoners in which he served was enlisted for
one year from January 1, 1782. After his marriage he settled on land
allotted to him out of his father's estate, on the road
Plains to Sussex. He removed about 1795 to Kentucky and settled in Hart
county, where he lived the rest of his life. He was a farmer.
His widow obtained a pension for his war service and received bounty-land in Kentucky.
CHILDREN : II
i. SALLY, b. Apr. 10. 1787 : m. James Edgar of Hart county, Ky.
210a. ii. DAVID. b. Mar. 23, 1789.
iii. DOTT, b. July 27, 1791.
iv. JOSEPH, b. Julv 21, 1794.
V. JOB, b. Oct. 24. 1797.**
vi. MARY ANN, b. Feb. 16, 1800.
vii. REUBEN, b. Feb. 22, 1S03.
viii. ELIZABETH, b. Sept. 20, 1805.
ix. MARTHA, b. Sept. 25, 1808.