Joseph Torrey

M, b. 1678, d. 22 April 1723
FatherWilliam Torrey II b. 1638, d. 11 Jan 1717/18
MotherDeborah Greene b. 10 Aug 1649, d. 8 Feb 1729/30
     Joseph was born in 1678 in Weymouth, Norfolk County, Massachusetts. Joseph married Elizabeth Symmes, daughter of William Symmes and Mary Chickering, on 28 March 1705.1 Joseph and Elizabeth had children: Joseph [10/19/1707-1789] [m. 10/15/1730 Elizabeth Wilson, & 2nd 5/06/1740 Elizabeth Fiske], Mary [8/16/1709][m. 1/11/1730 David Lovell & 2nd 10/04/1737 Lieut. Samuel Kingman], Deborah [10/09/1711][m. 4/04/1733 David Nash], & Zachariah [5/10/1717-8/20/1745][m. 5/29/1740 Sibbel Miller].1 His occupation was listed as a "trader".1 Joseph departed this life on Thursday, 22 April 1723 in Weymouth at age 45 years. He was buried there at Weymouth in North Weymouth Cemetery. The inscription on his tombstone reads: Here Lyes Ye Body Of Mr. Joseph Torrey. Dead April Ye 22nd 1723 In Ye 45th Year Of His Age.


Elizabeth Symmes b. c 1685


  1. [S1357] Hiramd Carleton, Genealogical and Family History of the State of Vermont, page 237.