John Trowbridge
Born: 1629, Taunton, England
Died: 1653, Taunton, Exeter, England
Parents: Thomas Trowbridge I & Elizabeth Marshall
Occupation: mercer (wool merchant)
Baptism: Nov. 5, 1629, Taunton, England

JOHN TROWBRIDGE

From English Origins of American Colonists, p. English Origins of AMERICAN COLONISTS
[p.1] CLUES FROM ENGLISH ARCHIVES CONTRIBUTORY TO AMERICAN GENEALOGY.
[p.64] CLUES FROM ENGLISH ARCHIVES CONTRIBUTORY TO AMERICAN GENEALOGY. BY J. HENRY LEA AND J. R. HUTCHINSON.
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Will of JOHN TROWBRIDGE of Exeter, co. Devon. There is oweinge vnto me from my uncle Mr. James Marshall of Exon, merchant, 49, and from my father Mr Thomas Trowbridge 10 which I lent him, and I have sent for Muclinx (sic) eight peeces of Sarges, cost twentie pounds And twentie fowre pounds Mr Jno: Manninge of New England, merchant, owes me, and twentie one pounds Mr William Davis of Muskeeta in Newfoundland owes, which I have ordered George Pardon, master of the Will-inge Minde, to receive of him this yeare there and carry it with him for St. Lukas and bring home returnes with him, All which summes amounts vnto 129, of which if it please God to take me hence 20 shalbe disbursed for my buriall, and of the other 109 I give vnto my honored father fortie pounds, to my brothers Thomas, William and James Trowbridge betweene them 50, to my aunt Mace 5, and to my cozen James Marshall 14. Dated at Taunton, 20 Oct., 1653. Witnesses to the identity of the handwriting: James Marshall, senior, Christo: Clarke, junior, Chr: Dore. 26 June, 1654, commission to Thomas Trowbridge, father and principal legetary named in the will of John Trowbridge, late of the city of Exeter, deceased, to administer. (P.C.C. Alchin, 492.)

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