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 John Torrey

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John Torrey

Birth
Plymouth, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, USA
Death 16 Dec 1776 (aged 59)
Plymouth, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, USA
Burial Plymouth, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, USA
Plot M 79
Memorial ID 20770241 View Source

John was the son of
Haviland Torrey & Elizabeth (Croade).
He married 1st Deborah Reed.
He married 2nd Mary Tilley.

Vital Records of Plymouth Massachusetts
to the Year 1850
Book One [p. 250]
Purpose of Marriage [intentions]
1740 [sic] January 17
John Torrey & Deborah Reed
both of Plymouth

[p.150]
John Torrey & Deborah Reed both of Plymouth
married at Plymouth April 16 1741

[p.221 1/2]
Purpose of Marriage [intentions]
September 7, 1750/1
Mr. John Torrey of Plymouth &
Mrs. Mary Tilley of Boston

Record Commissioners of the City of Boston
Boston Marriages 1741-51
[p. 265]
John Torrey of Plymouth &
Mary Tilley of Boston
Married by: The Rev. Andrew Eliot
Date of marriage: October 10, 1751

Additional information on Deborah Reed:
She was the daughter of William Reed &
Jane Torrey.
Born March 24, 1718/19 Weymouth, Mass.
Vital Records Weymouth [p. 248]
Deborah died in Plymouth, Mass.,
July 22, 174[4?]
Vital Records Plymouth [p. 185]

John's siblings:
1) Heverland born May 10, 1716
2) William born Dec. 12, 1719
3) deceased April 25, 1721
4) Nathaniel born Oct. 12, 1721
5) Thomas born Oct. 5th 1723
6) William born Aug. 21st 1725
7) Joseph born Aug. 14th 1727
8) Josiah born May 15th 1729
Source:
Vital Records of Plymouth Massachusetts
to the Year 1850
Book One [p. 79]


Inscription


In Memory
of
JOHN TORREY Esqr
who departed this Life
Decemr ye 16th 1776 in ye 60th
year of his Age.

In Faith he dy'd, in Dust he lies:
But Faith foresees that Dust shall rise
When Jesus with almighty word,
Calls his dead Saints to meet the Lord.

Epitaphs from Burial Hill
by Bradford Kingman
Published 1892
Epitaph #451


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