Deacon Josiah Torrey1

M, b. 1650, d. 30 October 1732
FatherWilliam Torrey b. b 21 Dec 1608, d. 10 Jun 1690
MotherElizabeth Fry
     Josiah was born in 1650 in Weymouth, Norfolk County, Massachusetts.2 Josiah married Sarah Wilson on 5 May 1680 in Medfield Township, Norfolk County, Massachusetts.3 Josiah and Sarah had children: Josiah [2/09/1681-10/08/1723][m. Sarah Athern], Margaret [4/16/1683][m. 1/23/1706 Ephraim Chapman]], Elizabeth 5/03/1685], Mary [4/17/1689-1/__/1768][m. 1709 Nathaniel Southworth] & John [4/06/1892-112/__/1740][m. Zerviah Athearn & 2nd. Sarah].4 Josiah departed this life on Thursday, 30 October 1732 in Mansfield, Tolland County, Connecticut, at age 82 years.


Sarah Wilson b. 1650


  1. [S1195] Clifford L. Stott, Humphrey Blake & His Descendants in New England & South Carolina, pages 66.
  2. [S1193] Charles Clinton Baldwin, Baldwin Genealogy With Maternal Branches, page 335.
  3. [S1358] Almira Torrey Blake Fenno Gendrot, The ancestry and allied families of Nathan Blake 3rd and Susan (Torrey ..., page 84.
  4. [S143] Frederic Crosby Torrey, The Torrey Families in America, Volume 1, page 56-58.