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 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.