Henry Count Trowbridge obituary

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Wednesday, May 19, 1915
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The death of Henry County Trowbridge one of Mower County's pioneer settlers, which occurred May 11 at his home in Lyle township, brings sorrow to the hearts of all who knew him.

He was born at Racine, Wisc., April 22, 1846, was a volunteer in company A, 11th Illinois cavalry, Bob Ingersoll regiment. He was married Jan. 2nd, 1871 to Roxane Chandler of Cedar City. To them were born six children: Mrs. Nettie Warrington, Fred A., Ethel I., Harry C. of Austin, Mrs. Grace Wilder of Minneapolis and Truman G. of Decorah, Ia.

Besides his wife and children, Mr. Trowbridge is survived by his two brothers, Miles M., of Portland, Oregon and Milton M. of Battle Lake, the latter being with him at the time of his death. His only sister, Mrs. Norman S. Bowers died in March, 1905.

He was a deep student of politics, religion and science and held many offices of trust.

A kind and generous man, loved by all who came in reach of his helpful influence, he leaves a place no one can fill.

Funeral services were held Thursday at 2:30 p. m. from the house, Rev. Ireland of Minneapolis officiating.