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William Torrence
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Birth: Jan. 21, 1789
Lexington
Fayette County
Kentucky, USA
Death: Dec. 3, 1859
Greene County
Ohio, USA

William Torrence is the son of John Torrence and Jane McConnell Jolly Torrence.

He married Jane Lawrence on Jan 2, 1812. Jane died in 1823.

Children of William and Jane (Lawrence) Torrence:
1. Miranda Jane Torrence, married Mr. Davidson.
2. Soloman Lawrence Torrence
3. Eliza Ann Torrence, married in 1841, James Currie.
4. John McNutt Torrence, M.D; married Mary Curry.
5. David Beveridge Torrence, born March 14, 1822; died December 28, 1894. His first wife, name unknown, died within a year. He married, second, November 9, 1852, Nancy McMillan.

On May 4, 1826, he married Mary Watt. Mary died in 1855.
Children of William and Mary (Watt) Torrence:
6. Susannah Torrence, married William E. McClellan.
7. Rev. George Watt Torrence, married Lizzie Crane, then Martha Harrah.
8. Rev. William Jolly Torrence, born July 4, 1830; died unmarried, December 5, 1853. A Presbyterian clergyman.
9. The Rev. James Templeton Torrence, married Sarah Isabell Leslie.
10. Mary Elizabeth Torrence, born March 19, 1815; died November, 1836.
11. Martha Torrence, born May 16, 1840; died October 17, 1840.

In Feb., 1858, he married Mrs. Margaret Espy, a widow, who had twelve children by her prior marriage.

William was a veteran of War of 1812.
--information primarily from Torrens and Allied Families by Robert McIlvan Torrens, 1938.

Fought in the War of 1812 under Capt. Ammi Maltbie. 
 
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 Parents:
  John Torrence (1759 - 1840)
  Jane McConnell Torrence (1762 - 1840)
 
 Spouses:
  Jane Lawrence Torrence (1793 - 1823)
  Mary Watt Torrence (1797 - 1855)
 
 Children:
  Eliza Ann Torrence Currie (1817 - 1891)*
  John McNutt Torrence (1819 - 1889)*
  David Beveridge Torrence (1822 - 1894)*
  Susanne Watt Torrence McClellan (1827 - 1867)*
  George Watt Torrence (1829 - 1896)*
  James Templeton Torrence (1832 - 1901)*
 
 Siblings:
  William Torrence (1789 - 1859)
  Martha I. Torrence Jukin (1793 - 1848)*
  Aaron Torrence (1797 - 1870)*
  Ann Torrence Winter (1799 - 1880)*
  John Torrence (1801 - 1856)*
  David Torrence (1804 - 1851)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
Aged 70 ys. 10 m. & 12 d.
 
Burial:
Pioneer Cemetery
Bellbrook
Greene County
Ohio, USA
 
Maintained by: Katie
Originally Created by: Cheryl (Theroux) Whitica...
Record added: Aug 15, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 15381081
William Torrence
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William Torrence
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William Torrence
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Rest in Peace Uncle. Your niece, Laura
- Laura Jordan
 Added: Apr. 8, 2014
2nd cousin of wife of 7th great grandfather
- PATRICIA K. GRUETTER
 Added: Sep. 21, 2012

- Donna Sutiff
 Added: Jun. 29, 2012
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