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- [S2803] The Trowbridge genealogy. History of the Trowbridge family in America, Francis Bacon Trowbridge, ( New Haven, Conn., Printed for the compiler [Press of the Tuttle, Morehouse & Taylor company]), 634 (Reliability: 2), 5 Jun 2022.
1218. Benjamin James Trowbridge (Edwin G.1107, James1049, William1022, James1010, William1004, James1000, Thomas1), born August 19, 1864, in Hancock, Mich.; resides in Medford, Ore.; married, first, August 19, 1891, in Camas Valley, Ore., Nettie Martindale, daughter of Alston and Nancy Katherine (Fitzhugh) Martindale, born September 12, 1868, in Camas Valley; died March 14, 1900, in Camas Valley. He married, second, September 18, 1901, in Colfax, Wash., Alice Elizabeth (Guck) Flynn, widow of Thomas A. Flynn of Hancock and daughter of Caspar and Eva (Race) Guck, born November 2, 1864, in Hancock.
Benjamin J. Trowbridge received his early education at the schools of his native place and went in early manhood to Oregon. He married and settled in Camas Valley, Douglas county, where in 1893 he and his brother Edwin opened a general merchandise store. About two years later the latter decided to return to Wisconsin and sold his interest to Benjamin, who continued the business alone until 1900, when he too sold out. He then came to Medford, Jackson county, Ore., his present residence. He there formed a partnership with John F. White, under the firm name of White & Trowbridge, and they are carrying on successfully a general real estate and insurance business. Their operations include timber, mineral, fruit and agricultural lands, residence property and stock farms.
CHILDREN BORN IN CAMAS VALLEY, ORE.:
By first marriage:
i. Mary, b. Feb. 7. 1894.
ii. Ronald, b. July 31, 1897.
iii. Raymond, b. June 23, 1899.
CHILD BORN IN MEDFORD, ORE.:
By second marriage:
iv. Benjamin James, b. May 29, 1903.
Transcribed by Ted Smith