Section APA: Descendants of William Torrey

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Generation One

1. WILLIAM1 TORREY was born between 1447 and 1543, died between 1 June 1557 and 18 June 1557[11] and was buried in Combe St. Nicholas, Somerset, England, United Kingdom[25]. He married THOMASYNE _____. [14, 11, 20, 25, 4, 25, 25, 25]
Children:
2i.WILLIAM2 TORREY, b. about 1510; d. between 1461 and 1667.
+3ii.PHILIP TORREY, b. about 1530; m. MARGARET _____.


Generation Two

3. PHILIP2 TORREY (William1), son of (1) William1 and Thomasyne (_____) TORREY, was born between 1494 and 1558, and died between 1 Dec. 1604 and 23 Feb. 1605. He married MARGARET _____. [11, 15, 20, 26, 14, 26, 26]
Children:
+4i.WILLIAM3 TORREY, b. about 1570; d. after April 1639[11]; m. JANE _____, d. in April 1639[11].
5ii.DOROTHY TORREY, b. about 1600; d. after Aug. 1604[26].


Generation Three

4. WILLIAM3 TORREY (Philip2, William1), son of (3) Philip2 and Margaret (_____) TORREY, was born between 1529 and 1607, and died between April 1639 and 1717[11]. He married JANE _____, who died in April 1639[11]. [11, 20]
Frederic C. Torrey later argued that the father of Philip (md. Alice Richards) was William2 (William1), and not William3 (Philip2, William1). As discussed there, both are perhaps equally likely. However, we currently show the line as it earlier appeared in NEHGR 45:301.[17]
Child:
+6i.PHILIP4 TORREY, b. about 1580; d. in June 1621[11]; m. on 27 Nov. 1604[16, 3] in Pitminster, Somersetshire, England[16, 3] (AIX-9) ALICE RICHARDS, chr. in Pitminster[3] on 21 Jan. 1581[3], d. in Combe St. Nicholas[28] before 16 Oct. 1634[28], daughter of (AIX-3) James and (FJ-3) Alice (BLAKE) RICHARDS.


Generation Four

6. PHILIP4 TORREY (William3, Philip2, William1), son of (4) William3 and Jane (_____) TORREY, was born between 1561 and 1590, died between 1 June 1621 and 27 June 1621[11] and was buried in Combe St. Nicholas[26]. He married in Pitminster[16, 3], on 27 Nov. 1604[16, 3], (AIX-9) ALICE RICHARDS, daughter of (AIX-3) James and (FJ-3) Alice (BLAKE) RICHARDS, who was christened on 21 Jan. 1581[3] in Pitminster[3], died before 16 Oct. 1634[28] in Combe St. Nicholas[28], and was buried in Combe St. Nicholas[26]. [11, 16, 21, 26, 2, 28, 26, 4, 26, 26]
Children:
7i.ANNE5 TORREY, bp. on 17 Oct. 1605[29] in Combe St. Nicholas[29]; d. between April 1605 and 1731; m. HENRY DUNSTER.
Under 16 as of father's will in 16 April 1621.[26]
8ii.CAPT. WILLIAM TORREY, b. in 1608[10] in Combe St. Nicholas[10]; d. on 10 June 1690[13, 27, 2] in Weymouth, Norfolk Co., Massachusetts, United States[13, 27, 2].
9iii.MARY TORREY, b. about 1610/1; d. before 1634[16].
10iv.SARAH TORREY, b. about 1610/1; d. between 21 April 1621 and 24 April 1634[29].
11v.LT. JAMES TORREY, b. about 1612[18]; d. on 6 July 1665[27] in Scituate, Plymouth Co., Massachusetts[27]; m. ANN HATCH.
12vi.PHILIP TORREY, b. about 1615[18, 22, 27]; d. on 12 May 1686[23, 27] in Roxbury, Suffolk Co., Massachusetts[23, 27].
+13vii.JOSEPH TORREY, b. on 21 Jan. 1620/1[8] in Combe, Somerset[8]; d. between 16 May 1673 and 24 Dec. 1677[30] in Newport, Newport Co., Rhode Island, United States[27]; m. in 1643[9] in Combe[9] MARY _____.


Generation Five

13. JOSEPH5 TORREY (Philip4, William3, Philip2, William1), son of (6) Philip4 and (AIX-9) Alice (RICHARDS) TORREY, was born on 21 Jan. 1620/1[8] in Combe[8], was christened on 21 June 1621[30] in Combe St. Nicholas[30], and died between 1 Jan. 1676 and 24 Dec. 1677[30] in Newport[27]. He married in Combe[9], in 1643[9], MARY _____. [8, 10, 23, 5, 30, 27]
Perhaps a daughter of John Green.[19]
Children:
+14i.ELIZABETH6 TORREY, b. in 1646[7] in Combe[7]; d. in 1685[7] in Westerly, Washington Co., Rhode Island[7]; m. on 31 Jan. 1658 in London, London, England (AIL-10) JOHN RANDALL, b. in High Ham, Somerset[6] on 20 Jan. 1639/40[6], d. in Westerly[1] about 1684[1], son of (AIL-4) Rev. Mathew and (APL-5) Margaret (TREVISA).
15ii.JOSEPH TORREY, b. about 1647[31].


Generation Six

14. ELIZABETH6 TORREY (Joseph5, Philip4, William3, Philip2, William1), daughter of (13) Joseph5 and Mary (_____) TORREY, was born in 1646[7] in Combe[7], and died in 1685[7] in Westerly[7]. She married in London, London, England, on 31 Jan. 1658, (AIL-10) JOHN RANDALL, son of (AIL-4) Rev. Mathew and (APL-5) Margaret (TREVISA), who was born on 20 Jan. 1639/40[6] in High Ham[6], was christened on 20 Jan. 1641[6], and died about 1684[1] in Westerly[1]. [1, 7, 12, 24, 31]
"A 2003 article concludes that John Randall's wife Elizabeth has yet to be identified."[31]
Child: See (AIL-10) John RANDALL



1. Paul K. Randall, Genealogy of a Branch of the Randall Family, 1666 to 1879 (Norwich, New York: Chenango Union, 1879), 15; digital images, Archive.org (http://www.archive.org).
2. Douglas Richardson, Magna Carta Ancestry: A Study in Colonial and Medieval Families (Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 2005), 422.
3. Burton W. Spear, Search for the Passengers of the Mary and John - 1630 (Toledo, Ohio: B.W. Spear, 1985-1992), 17:129.
4. Ibid., 17:156.
5. Ibid., 17:158.
6. William R. Randall, Randall and Allied Families (http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=REG&db=wrandall&id=I0705), http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=wrandall&id=I0023.
7. Ibid., http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=wrandall&id=I0533.
8. Ibid., http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=wrandall&id=I3151.
9. Ibid., http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=wrandall&id=I4915.
10. John Torrey, Genealogical notes, showing the paternal line of descent from William Torrey, of Combe St. Nicholas, Somerset County, England (Scranton, Pennsylvania: J.S. Horton, 1885), 10; digital images, Archive.org (http://www.archive.org).
11. Ibid., 9.
12. Frederic C. Torrey, The Torrey Families and their Children in America, Vol. I (Lakehurst, New Jersey: No publisher, 1924), 11.
13. Ibid., 13.
14. Ibid., 2.
15. Ibid., 2, 324.
16. Ibid., 3.
17. Ibid., 321, 324.
18. Ibid., 9.
19. Dolphus Torrey, A Contribution Toward a Genealogy of all Torreys in America (Detroit: John F. Eby & Co., 1890), 10; digital images, Archive.org (http://www.archive.org).
20. Ibid., 5.
21. Ibid., 6.
22. Ibid., 7.
23. Ibid., 9.
24. David Randall, "John Randall of Bath, England & Westerly, Rhode Island" (Privately published).
25. New England Historical and Genealogical Register 45 (1891): 299.
26. Ibid.: 300.
27. Ibid.: 301.
28. New England Historical and Genealogical Register 163 (2009): 278.
29. Ibid.: 280.
30. Clifford L. Stott, "Humphrey Blake (1494?-1558) and His Descendants in New England and South Carolina: Blake, Richards, Selleck, Torrey, and Wolcott," New England Historical and Genealogical Register 164 (January 2010): 63-74, specifically 70.
31. Ibid., specifically 71.