Torrance was born 22 Jul 1790 in Knox Co., TN. His parents were Edward Popejoy and Elizabeth Brown. He died 9 Jun 1865, and is buried at Excelsior Springs, MO. Precilla was born 10 Jul 1792. She died 13 May 1876 and is buried beside her husband. They were married in 1811 in TN. They lived in Clinton Co., IN. and Mo.
1) Rebecca B- 1812 in Tn.
2) Torrance B- 1813 in TN M- Nancy Potter and lived at Webster Co., MO.
3) Elizabeth B- 1814 in TN. M- William Barnett
4) Edward B- 1816 in TN M- Martha McCloud
5) William B- 1820 M- Margaret Barnett. She was born in 1825 in Highland Co., OH. She died between 1860-63. They were married in IN. Children: William Popejoy B-1846, buried at Portland, OR.
William Popejoy and Isabelle Adams
M- 26 Jul 1863 in MI. Children: Alfred and a daughter born in MO.; buried at FT. Bridger, WY.
6) Nathaniel B- 1823 M- Mary Potter, and lived in Webster CO., MO.
7) Alexander B- 1825 M- Precilla Potter, born in 1821 in Shelby Co., KY. He also married Nancy Cheeks in 1847. Nancy was born in Adair Co.,KY. She died in 1862.
8) John B- 1828 M- Elizabeth (Potter) Marshall. They lived in Green Co., MO.
9) Thomas B- 1830; lived at Polk Co., MO.
10) Elias B- 1833
11) James Edward B-1836 M- ? had a child Robert Popejoy who lived at Marshfield, MO.
12) Matthew B- 1838
Note: There were other children.
Taken from the book " Geneology of the Popejoys" compiled by Walter B. Popejoy.