Sunday, March 11, 2012

Sunday's Obituary: Allison Cook Trowbridge 1919

Knightstown Banner, August 8, 1919, pg. 1

Knightstown Banner Obituary
dated August 8, 1919
Al. Trowbridge, aged 51 years, died at the home of his sister, Mrs. Charles Newby, Wednesday morning at 5:30 o'clock, of tuberculosis. Mr. Trowbridge had been ailing for sometime but had been bedfast but two weeks. He was a widower. The funeral will be held from the Newby home Friday afternoon at 2 o'clock conducted by Rev. Addison. Burial at Glencove cemetery.

Allison Trowbridge was my maternal great granduncle, son of John Calvin and Phoebe (Cook) Trowbridge. He was married to Laura Coralinn Delashmit in Rush Co., Indiana on December 6, 1893. Allison and Laura were married almost exactly 11 years and 2 months when Laura died. There were no children from this union.


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