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Justin M. Trowbridge Family

Amanda Belle BROVONT,
(daughter of Daniel BROVONT and Emma BOTTORFF),
b. 10-Jun-1880, in Medina Co., OH, d. 11-Feb-1963, in Gladwin Co., MI,
buried: in Ridge Cem., Gladwin, Gladwin Co., MI;

m. 16-Mar-1899 in Sunfield, Eaton, MI, to Justin M. TROWBRIDGE,
(son of Ira TROWBRIDGE and Ionia FRYFOGLE),
b. 12-Oct-1876 in Sunfield, Eaton Co., MI, d. 8-Sep-1955 in Gladwin Co., MI;
buried: in Ridge Cem., Gladwin, Gladwin Co., MI.



Justin and Amanda Trowbridge.

(listed as Justin Mystor Trowbridge, born 12-Oct-1875, on his World War I draft card)
(Also, I have his middle name as Martin, but don't know where that came from)


Obit in ?:
Former resident dies
Mrs. Amanda Trowbridge, a former resident of this locality,
passed away February 11, 1963 at Gladwin, Michigan.
She was 83 years of age. Surviving are two daughters and three grandchildren;
three brothers, William Brovont of Sunfield, John and Elmer of Rossville, Indiana;
and two sisters of St. Petersburg, Florida. Burial was at Gladwin.

From the Gladwin County Record --- September 14, 1955
RETIRED FARMER PASSES SUDDENLY
Services were held Sunday for Justin M. Trowbridge, 78, who passed away suddenly
last Thursday at the home
of his daughter, Mrs. John Townsend, from a heart attack.
Mr. Trowbridge had been a resident of Gladwin
County for 52 years, coming here
from Eaton County in
1903 and settling in Sage Township. He moved to Gladwin
City several years ago when he retired from the farm. Born Oct. 12, 1876,
Mr. Trowbridge was married to
Amanda Brovont in Sunfield on March 16, 1899.
Survivors besides his wife are two daughters, Mrs. Doris Babcock and
Mrs. Hazel Townsend, both of
Gladwin; two sisters, Mrs. Lucy Oberlin
and Mrs. Sana
Johnson, both of Sunfield; one brother, Benjamin, of
Sunfield; three grandchildren and two great grandchildren.
Funeral services were held at the Miner
Funeral Home on Sunday at 2 p.m.
with the Rev. George
B. White, of the Baptist Church, officiating. Interment
was made in Ridge cemetery. Pallbearers were Warren Cuddie, Alt Cuddie,
Charles Weaver, Frank Riegle,
Isaiah Wideman, Oney Hetherington.
Gladwin County
Record dated 09-14/1955 Column - 7 Page - 1

From the Gladwin County Record --- February 13, 1963
ILLNESS TAKES MRS. TROWBRIDGE
Funeral services were held today (Wednesday) at the Miner Chapel for
Mrs. Amanda Trowbridge, 83, who died
Monday at the Day Nursing Home.
The Rev. George K.
Skene officiated and burial was in Ridge Cemetery.
The
former Amanda Brovont was born on Jan. 10, 1880 in Greenstown, Ohio,
and was married to Justin Trowbridge
on March 16, 1899, in Sunfield.
Coming to Gladwin
County in 1903 they made their home in Sage Township.
Mr. and Mrs. Trowbridge operated a restaurant in Gladwin and also the Wagarville Store
for a number of
years. He preceded her in death on Sept. 8, 1954(sic).
Mrs. Trowbridge was a member of the Gladwin
Free Methodist Church.
Survivors include two daughters, Mrs. Doris (Sidney) Babcock, of Gladwin, and
Mrs. Hazel (John) Townsend,
of Saginaw; three brothers, John and Elmer Brovont, of
Rossville, Ind., and William, of Sunfield; two sisters, Mrs. Myrtle Cameron; of St. Petersburg, Fla.,
and Mrs. Orpha Adams, of Davison; three grandchildren and two great grandchidren.
Gladwin County Record
dated 02-13/1963 Column - 5 Page - 1

In the 1880 census for Sunfield Twp., Eaton Co., MI, page 79c:
Trobridge, Ira, w, m, 24yr, head, farmer, IN, IN, IN
Trobridge, Iona, w, f, 24yr, wife, keeping house, OH, OH, Vittenberg
Trobridge, Justin, w, m, 3yr, son, MI, IN, OH
Trobridge, Austin, w, m, 1yr, son, MI, IN, OH
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In the 1900 census for Sunfield Twp., Eaton Co., MI, page ?, 210/211:
Trowbridge, Justin, head, w, m, Oct 1876, 23yr, mar for 1yr, MI, unk, unk, farmer
             Trowbridge, Mandy B., wife, w, f, Jun 1880, 20yr, mar for 1yr, 0ch, 0ch living, OH, OH, OH
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In the 1910 census for Sage Twp., Gladwin Co., MI, page ?, 108/108:
Trowbridge, Justin, head, m, w, 33yr, mar1 for 10yr, MI, IN, IN, english, farmer
Trowbridge, Amanda, wife, f, w, 30yr, mar1 for 10yr, 1ch, 1ch living, MI, OH, OH, english
Trowbridge, Doris, daughter, f, w, 8yr, sing, MI, MI, MI
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In the 1920 census for Sage Twp., Galdwin Co., MI, 119/124:
Trowbridge, Justin M., head, owner, m, w, 43yr, mar, MI, IN, OH, farmer
Trowbridge, Amanda B., wife, f, w, 40yr, mar, OH, OH, OH
Trowbridge, Doris O., daug, f, w, 18yr, sing, MI, MI, OH
Trowbridge, Hazel I., daug, f, w, 3 8/12yr, sing, MI, MI, OH
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In the 1930 census for Sage Twp., Gladwin Co., MI, p., 9/9:
Trowbridge, Justin, head, m, w, 53y, mar at 22y
Trowbridge, Amanda, wife, f, w, 50y, mar at 19y
Trowbridge, Hazel, daug, f, w, 13y, sing
In 1936 ran a store in Prudenville on Houghton Lake during the summers.
It had a lunch counter and served hamburgs, hot dogs, etc.
Have two postcards showing the store.
It was called "Mother Trowbridge Hamburgs Hot Dogs & Coffee".


Children:
I. Doris TROWBRIDGE,
b. 31-May-1901, d. 6-Feb-1994,
m. 30-Dec-1922 to Sidney Wellington BABCOCK,
b. 5-Sep-1900, d. 9-Oct-1996 in Sage Twp., Gladwin Co., MI.

(World War I draft card shows born 5-Sep-1899)
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In the 1930 census for Sage Twp., Gladwin Co., MI, p., 10/10:
Babcock, Sidney, head, m, w, 29y, mar at 22y
Babcock, Doris, wife, f, w, 28y, mar at 21y
Babcock, Justin, son, m, w, 6y, sing
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II. Hazel Iona TROWBRIDGE,
b. 30-Nov-1916 in Gladwin Co., MI, d. 20-Jun-2003 in Cadillac, MI,
m1. John TOWNSEND, b. ?, d. 1992;
(this could be the John Townsend, b. 18-Mar-1918, d. 7-Nov-1992,
listed in the SSDI)
m2. Bernard CASSIDAY, b. ?, d. 2002.
(this could be the Wilbur B. Cassiday, b. 17-Mar-1917, d. 17-Feb-2002,
listed in the SSDI)

Obituary in the Gladwin Record and Beaverton Clarion:
Hazel Iona (Townsend) Cassiday, age 86, passed away Friday, June 20, 2003
at Lakeview Lutheran Manor Nursing Home in Cadillac following a brief illness.
She lived in Cadillac, and was formerly from Gladwin.
She was born in Gladwin County on Nov. 30, 1916 to the late
Justin and Amanda (Broudnt) (sic) Trowbridge. She was predeceased by her husbands,
John Townsend in 1992 and Bernard Cassiday in 2002.
She is survived by one son, Wayne (Judy) Townsend of Cadillac;
one daughter, Shirley Jensen of Grand Rapids;
one step-daughter, Coralee (Larry) Bush of Beaverton;
seven grandchildren, ten great grandchildren and several step-grandchildren
and step-great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents,
both of her husbands and a sister, Doris Babcock.
At Mrs. Cassiday's request cremation has already taken place.
A memorial service will be held at 11a.m. on Saturday, June 28
at the First Baptist Church in Cadillac. The family requests that memorials
be made to the American Cancer Society.
The Sisson Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
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