Sixth Generation


32. Capt. William Torrey was born in 1608 in Combe St. Nicholas, England. He was baptized on 21 December 1608 in Combe St. Nicholas, England. He died on 10 June 1690 at the age of 82 in Weymouth, Norfolk County, Massachusetts, USA. William served in the military in Continential Army. Came to America in 1640. Accompanied by his Brothers and two small children. Elizabeth Frye and Capt. William Torrey were married on 2 November 1643 in Scituate, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, USA.

33. Elizabeth Frye was born in Combe St. Nicholas, England. Probably came to America on same ship as her husband and her brother, George Fry in 1640. Six children.

Children were:

16

i.

Deacon Micajah Torrey-18227.

ii.

Naomi Torrey was born on 3 December 1641 in Weymouth, Norfolk County, Massachusetts, USA. Eleven children.

iii.

Mary Torrey was born on 3 December 1642 in Weymouth, Norfolk County, Massachusetts, USA. She died in 1706 at the age of 64 in Weymouth, Norfolk County, Massachusetts, USA.

iv.

Capt. Josiah "Bill" Torrey was born about 1650 in Weymouth, Norfolk County, Massachusetts, USA. He died on 30 October 1732 at the age of 82 in Mansfield, Tolland County, Connecticut, USA. A clothier & weaver. Lived at Weymouth, Boston, Mendon (1685), Bristol (abt 1696), Barrington (1717), Mass. & Mansfield (1726), Connecticut.

v.

Judith Torrey was born in 1655 in Weymouth, Norfolk County, Massachusetts, USA. She died on 18 October 1693 at the age of 38. She was buried in Copp's Hill burying ground.

vi.

Angel Torrey was born on 10 June 1657 in Weymouth, Norfolk County, Massachusetts, USA. He died in 1724 at the age of 67 in Bristol, Bristol County, Rhode Island, USA. Operated a sawmill. Lived at MEndon, Mass. & Bristol, Conn.