James Torrence b. 12/2/1744 in Londonberry, Ireland d.5/22/1826 Washington Co., PA married Mary McConnell 6/28/1768 Mary was b. 2/24/1743 or 44; died 5/15/1778 Fayette Co, PA James Torrence m. 2nd wife - Martha Stewart
James and Mary Torrence's son, John Torrence b. 2/13/1774 in Fayette Co, PA d. 1822 Fairfield Co, OH. Married to Sarah Bryan.
John and Sarah's son, William Torrence, b 1807 OH buried Pleasant Grove Cemetery, Shelby Co, IL. William married Anna Nigh, daughter of Samuel & Nancy (Christy) Nigh.Anna b. 1/26/1822 d. 8/9/1903 bur. Mound Cemetery, Cowden, IL. William & Anna Torrence's children: Nancy A. b ~1842 OH Samuel C. b 3/13/1844 Fairfield Co, OH (my lineage) James A ?
Samuel is my gg grandfather.Supposedly middle initial "C" is for Clinton.One record says "E" but marriage license reads "C." B. 3/13/1844D. 11/8/1912 Cowden, IL 1880 lived in Bowling Green, Fayette Co, IL m. Ormanda (Amanda) Fletcherin Shelby Co., IL I had marriage date of 3/18/1867 however cyberdriveillinois states 3/3/1867. "Amanda" was b. 12/10 year uncertain 1846-48 IL father from OH; mother from MD died 5/14/1912/13 Killed herself - poisoning Samuel & Ormanda's children: James Williamb. 6/21/1868 ILd. 11/22/1927 Cowden, IL Charles Eb. 1872/73 Cowden, IL d. 5/28/1938 Decatur, IL Walter Elias "Ike"1877-1956 IL Stella Maeb. 1880-1967 IL Bessie Maudeb. 6/12/1884 Cowden, ILd. 6/14/1966 My father always said there were two infant sons also.
Bessie Maude Torrence Moore is my great-grandmother.I have more info on some of this family if anyone is interested. I have one question though - Does anyone know which Torrence married H. (always heard it stood for Hulda?) Alice Simpson?I thought it was James but unsure which James.