Second Generation


2. Jonathan Torrey was born in 1742 in Falmouth, Cumberland County, Maine, USA. He died on 20 March 1802 at the age of 60 in Drowned near Cape Rozier. He and son, David returning from Castine were capsized. David able to stay on bottom of boat and for some time held his Father. After becoming chilled, he lost his grip and his Father drowned. David able to reach shore with boat. Lived at Deer Isle, Maine. A farmer & fisherman. Mercy Staples and Jonathan Torrey were married on 29 December 1785.

3. Mercy Staples was born about 1745. She died on 25 July 1826 at the age of 81 in Deer Isle, Hancock County, Maine, USA.

Children were:

i.

Capt. James Torrey was born on 23 September 1786 in Deer Isle, Hancock County, Maine, USA. He died on 29 May 1844 at the age of 57 in Deer Isle, Hancock County, Maine, USA. Death also reported as 1875 at age of 81. Day also reported as 31 March. He was buried in Old Reach cemetery, North Deer Isle.

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Levi Torrey Sr.-583.

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Deacon Asa Torrey Sr.1 was born on 27 November 1791 in Deer Isle, Hancock County, Maine, USA. He died on 5 April 1873 at the age of 81 in Ellsworth, Hancock County, Maine, USA. Lived at Penobscot.

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Capt. Ebenezer Torrey was born on 7 August 1795 in Deer Isle, Hancock County, Maine, USA. He died on 12 October 1867 at the age of 72. He was buried in Old Reach cemetery, North Deer Isle. Lived at Deer Isle.