Western Pennsylvania Genealogy
Compiled by Douglas H. Lusher


Family Group Record



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Clarence Torrance and Elizabeth Galbraith




Husband Clarence Torrance 1 2

         Born: 1745 - Parish of Clogher, County Tyrone, Ireland 1
   Christened: 
         Died: 23 Jul 1822 - Baltimore, MD 1
       Buried:  - Westminster Presbyterian Church, Baltimore, MD
     Marriage: 1777 1



Wife Elizabeth Galbraith 3 4

         Born: 1744 or 1758 - Derry Twp, Lancaster Co, PA 2 3
   Christened: 
         Died: 24 May 1829 - Baltimore, MD 1
       Buried:  - Westminster Presbyterian Church, Baltimore, MD


       Father: James Galbraith Jr. (1703-1786) 5 6
       Mother: Elizabeth Bertram (1714/1718-1799) 3 4 5




Children
1 F Elizabeth Torrance 1

         Born: 11 Jul 1778 1
   Christened: 
         Died: 7 Nov 1848 1
       Buried: 
       Spouse: Alexander Mitchell (1776-1859) 1
         Marr: 19 Dec 1799 1



2 M James [1] Torrance 7

         Born: 26 Jul 1780 7
   Christened: 
         Died: in infancy
       Buried: 
       Spouse: Did Not Marry


3 F Ann Torrance 7

         Born: 23 Feb 1782 7
   Christened: 
         Died: 28 Jan 1850 7
       Buried: 
       Spouse: Andrew Clopper (1771-1824) 7
         Marr: 1805 7



4 F Dorcas Torrance 7

         Born: 24 Nov 1783 7
   Christened: 
         Died: 2 Dec 1848 7
       Buried: 
       Spouse: Did Not Marry


5 F Mary Torrance 7

         Born: 16 Oct 1785 7
   Christened: 
         Died: 14 Jan 1865 7
       Buried: 
       Spouse: Did Not Marry


6 M Charles Torrance 7

         Born: 20 Apr 1788 7
   Christened: 
         Died: 22 Sep 1847 7
       Buried: 
       Spouse: Did Not Marry


7 M George Torrance 7

         Born: 9 Jan 1790 7
   Christened: 
         Died: 27 Nov 1848 7
       Buried: 
       Spouse: Eleanor Fulford (1812-1876) 7
         Marr: 30 Jun 1829 7



8 F Harriet Torrance 7

         Born: 24 May 1791 7
   Christened: 
         Died: in infancy
       Buried: 
       Spouse: Did Not Marry


9 M James [2] Torrance 7

         Born: 11 May 1793 7
   Christened: 
         Died: 
       Buried: 
       Spouse: Did Not Marry


10 M John Torrance 7

         Born: 24 Nov 1794 7
   Christened: 
         Died: 14 Mar 1832 7
       Buried: 
       Spouse: Rebecca Abbott (      -      )
         Marr: 19 Jun 1830 7



11 F Louisa Torrance 7

         Born: 15 May 1797 7
   Christened: 
         Died: 5 May 1878 7
       Buried: 
       Spouse: Did Not Marry



General Notes: Husband - Clarence Torrance


He came to America prior to the commencement of the struggle for independence. He resided at first in the city of Philadelphia and about 1780 removed to Baltimore, where for many years he was a distinguished merchant. At his death he left a large estate.

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Sources


1 William Henry Egle, M.D., M.A, Pennsylvania Genealogies; Chiefly Scotch-Irish and German (Harrisburg, PA: Harrisburg Publishing Co., 1896), Pg 277.

2 Armstrong County, Pennsylvania, Her People Past and Present (Chicago, IL: J. H. Beers & Co., 1914), Pg 660.

3 William Henry Egle, M.D., M.A, Pennsylvania Genealogies; Chiefly Scotch-Irish and German (Harrisburg, PA: Harrisburg Publishing Co., 1896), Pg 272.

4 Armstrong County, Pennsylvania, Her People Past and Present (Chicago, IL: J. H. Beers & Co., 1914), Pg 647, 660.

5 History of Erie County, Pennsylvania (Chicago, IL: Warner, Beers & Co., 1884), Pg 895.

6 Armstrong County, Pennsylvania, Her People Past and Present (Chicago, IL: J. H. Beers & Co., 1914), Pg 647, 659.

7 William Henry Egle, M.D., M.A, Pennsylvania Genealogies; Chiefly Scotch-Irish and German (Harrisburg, PA: Harrisburg Publishing Co., 1896), Pg 278.


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