Alvah Arven Trowbridge

Alvah Arven Trowbridge
Born: Apr. 4, 1817, Randolph, Morris Co., New Jersey
Died: Nov. 8, 1872, Port Oram (now Wharton), Morris Co., New Jersey
Parents: Stephen Trowbridge & Julia Coe
Occupation: preacher
Marriage: June 2, 1838, Randolph, Morris Co., New Jersey
Wife: Mary Alger Vail
Born: Aug. 26, 1822, Morristown, Morris Co., New Jersey
Died: still living, 1880, Dover, Morris Co., New Jersey
Occupation: mid-wife

Children:

Sarah Jane Trowbridge

Stephen Trowbridge

Born: July 22, 1841, Morristown, Morris Co., New Jersey
Died: June 14, 1842, Morristown, Morris Co., New Jersey

John Lewis Trowbridge

Charles Firman Trowbridge, Sr.

Lucy M. Trowbridge

Born: Oct. 27, 1848, Morristown, Morris Co., New Jersey
Died: Aug. 1, 1860, unknown


ALVAH ARVEN TROWBRIDGE

Alvah Trowbridge was a preacher who resided in Port Oram, now Wharton,  in Morris Co., New Jersey.  His farm was located at what is now Trowbridge Road. in Wharton near the now defunct Morris Canal.  Unfortunately, when Alvah died, he was heavily in debt, and his farm, which consisted of several hundred acres was auctioned off by his creditors, leaving his widow, Mary, penniless.
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