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The CT and VT Torrences
Posted by: Tom Fetters (ID *****5614) Date: November 03, 2007 at 10:46:36
In Reply to: Re: John Torrance and Sarah Pelton 1850 Jerusalem NY by Tom Fetters of 1443

I have discovered the error, but not the resolution for it.

We have a family group of:
William Torrance
Thomas Torrance (1751-1842) x 1772 Eunice Woodbridge CT
Samuel Torrance (1752-1843) x 1781 Anna Roxbury, CT
Hugh Torrance
Styles Torrance (1756- ) Woodbridge, CT
Joseph Torrance (1759-1834) x 1782 Sarah Woodbridge, CT

William
had
William Henry Torrance (1758-1828) x 1809 Saloma Dains
They were at Jerusalem, NY
ERROR William was too young to have WHT



Tom had
12 children who are known

Sam had
Sheldon
Timothy
Garwood
Almira

Styles had
Styles Torrance (1784-1838) x 1802 Matilda Hubbard

Joseph had Riley Torrance x Dalana Washburn
and maybe these three:
Hastings
Catherine x David Stickney
Anna x Simeon Trumbull


William Henry Torrance and Saloma had 10 kids who are well known. The 9th is Marcus Lafayette Torrance (1828-1897) of Bath, NY.

This Marcus Lafayette had the three kidsL
Lafayette (1850
Frank (1852
Charles (1863


HASTINGS Torrence had 5 kids:
Aaron Burr Torrance
Albert Mattison Torrance of Benington, VT
Austin Torrance x Tryphena Torrance Trumbull (1811-1869)
Julia Torrance
and William Henry Torrance (1787-1828) x 1809 Saloma Dains ERROR
WHT seems to be too old for this group.


Anna (Hastings sister) had Tryphena Torrance Trumbull (see above)


This second WHT has only 5 kids credited, but they are the same.

In this case, Lafayette has two kids who are
Henry Edward Torrance (1844-
Fayette A Torrance (1852-
and they live in Worthington, Nobles Co, MN

Henry is married to Ellen (1844- ) and they have three kids:
Ester (1869
Gertrude (1872
Claire (1876

Fayette is married to Sophia Torrance (1859- )
abd they have
Richard (1877-
Eugenia "Jennie" Torrance (1879-


I can not resolve this error now, but if anyone can give it a good study, I think the clues are there.

Hastings may be the clue to the resolution. We need to know more about this man.

Tom Fetters


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