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Capt Ebenezer Trowbridge
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Birth: Jun. 4, 1756
Fairfield County
Connecticut, USA
Death: Jun. 2, 1836
Portage County
Ohio, USA

Parents: Daniel Trowbridge & Debra Burritt

This is not the original stone and has been replaced. His wife Parnel was buried next to him but there is no stone for her there now. The stone clearly reads PVT..see below.

Ebenezer Trowbridge & Parnel Wheeler Feb. 1, 1776
New Medford, Litchfield, Connecticut.
Married by: Col. Bushnel Bastwick, Justice of the Peace. (from pension papers dated 25 Nov 1842)

In his pension application papers he signed his name TROBRIDGE.
EBENEZER TROWBRIDGE was brought by his parents to the Village of Bridgewater in New Milford, Conn. as a child. At the age of 18 he became a soldier in the Revolution. He enlisted at New Milford Feb 1, 1776 in Capt. Ebenezer Couch's Company, Col. Andrew Ward's regiment was in service two months 21 days serving on Long Island. This was followed by five months service, including Crown Point. He re-enlisted Feb 7, 1777 for the war , in Capt. Eli Catlin's Company 5th Regiment, Conn line, Col. Philip B. Bradley. He was promoted Corporal in May 1779 and continued in service until his discharge at Morristown, New Jersey Feb 1, 1780. He acted as Sargent part of the time and took part in the battles of Germantown and Mammuth.

For his service in the war he received a pension. After the war he engaged in farming at Bridgewater, Conn. He was Captain of the Militia Company of that Parrish about 1800. .

He was prominent in town affairs and was a subscriber to the New Church Society in 1803. He was high in the Masonic fraternity. In 1815 a son Daniel came from the west to visit and he and his wife decided to accompany him upon his return to Ohio. First living in Palmyra, but settled in the adjoining town of Edenburg where Capt. Trowbridge died. He engaged in farming most of his life.

1.) Stephen Burritt Trowbridge - LINKED BELOW

2.) Naomi TROWBRIDGE (Abijah)TYRRELL - FAG# 15318486

3.) Daniel Trowbridge (wife Annis) FAG # 94598314

4.) Unknown Trowbridge B 1789 Bridgewater, Litchfield
Connecticut. Died same place - Feb 18, 1795.

5.) Ammi Dayton Trowbridge B 1789 Bridgewater, Litchfield
Co., Connecticut. Died near Cleveland, OH..abt 1815.
WAR of 1812. Died of fever in camp.

6.) Wheeler Trowbridge B 1793 Bridgewater, Litchfield Co.
Connecticut D. Nov 6, 1843 Ravina, Portage Co., OH
wives: #1 Artemus Knight Foldes
#2 Anna Catherine Shaw
#3 Polly Penock

7.) Lorinda TROWBRIDGE marr #1 (Elijah) Smith #2 (Dr. John D.) Wellman.
She is buried with her lst husband Smith FAG # 52461912

8.) Electa TROWBRIDGE (Horace) Hollister FAG #43729529

Parnell listed 4 living children in her 1843 pension application. Stephen, Naomi, Daniel & Wheeler Trowbridge.
On pension papers for Parnel...Electa's husband Horace Hollister signs as Parnel's son in law in her pension affidavit. Lorenda's death certificate lists her father as Capt. Trowbridge.

Family links: 
  Parnel Wheeler Trowbridge (1760 - 1847)
  Stephen Burritt Trowbridge (1780 - 1845)*
  Naomi Trowbridge Tyrrell (1783 - 1861)*
  Daniel Trowbridge (1786 - 1858)*
*Calculated relationship
Continental Line -- Revolutionary War
Palmyra Cemetery
Palmyra Township
Portage County
Ohio, USA
Maintained by: Linda Freeman
Originally Created by: Elizabeth Wilkerson
Record added: Oct 30, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 43729629
Capt Ebenezer Trowbridge
Added by: Dave Goddard
Capt Ebenezer Trowbridge
Cemetery Photo
Added by: Ed Starling
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Thank you for your service in the Revolution and your contributions. RIP
- Linda Freeman
 Added: Jan. 19, 2014

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