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Re: William Henry Torrence
Posted by: Tom Fetters (ID *****5614) Date: November 30, 2006 at 13:30:01
In Reply to: William Henry Torrence by rene vanderzee of 1443

Hi Rene.

You really did not ask, but I think you need to know the earlier days of the Torrence Family that you are part of.

This is the MAIN Torrence family in America and several members came from northern Ireland to the American colonies in the early 1700's.

Generation 5

1 William Torrence (1729-1751) x Elenor who lived in Chanceford, York Co, PA

Generation 6

1 William Torrence, Jr (c1748- ) York Co, PA
2 John Torrence (1749-1827) x Jemima Smith (1749-1825) of York County, PA in 1771 then off to Warren Co, GA.

Generation 7

Chidren of John and Jemima

1 William Torrence
2 Abigail Shaw Torrence
3 May E Torrence
4 Samuel Torrence (c1785-1836) x 1813 Matilda "Mary" Scott
5 Benjah Torrence
6 Ebenezer Torrence
7 John Wiston Torrence (1795- )
8 Septimus Torrence (1800- )

Samuel and Mary lived in Pulaski Co, GA

Generation 8

Children of Samuel and Mary

1 James Napier Torrence (1814-1857) x Martha Robinson Dudley ( -1875) of Lowndesboro, AL
2 John Early Torrence ( 1875) x Mary Foster Taylor
3 William A Torrence
4 Amanda Torrence x .... Overton
5 Narcissa Torrence x Joseph Lowdermilk

Generation 9

Children of James Napier T and Martha

1 William Henry Torrence (1842-1916) x Susan Henderson
2 James Napier Torrence
3 Victoria ALston Torrence x Frank W Broward
4 John Earl Torrence (1853- ) x Kate Winter Claytor

Generaton 10

Children of William & Susan

1 Sherwood Henry Torrence (1872-1939) x Annie Lee Fair (1886-1960) of Atlanta, GA
2 Arthur Alston Torrence
3 Roland Torrence
4 Birdie Torrence
5 Charlie Torrence

Generation 11

Chidren of Sherwood & Annie

1 William "Buster" Jefferson Torrence (1904-1940) x Harriet
2 Jack Philpot Torrence (1907-1973) x Viola of Chicago
3 Emmadale "Dilly" Torrence (1909-1954) x Smith
4 Susan Virginia Torrence (1911-1993) x Scherer and others
5 Henry Sherwood Torrence (1913-1996) x Gwendolyn Maida Houston (1917- ) of Lawrence, IN
6 Sarah Berl Askew Torrence (1915- ) x Herman Traylor

Generation 12

Children of Henry and Gwendolyn

1 Tom Stanley Torrence (1948-1987) and three others

I assume you know some of your aunts, uncles and cousins. I would like to add them to my material. Follow the same format. I do not need specific dates.

The overall family is far too huge for me to copy for you. However, your own pages can be mailed if you want more details.

Tom Fetters

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