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Torbett Irish Descendency
Posted by: Pat Turner Date: January 29, 2000 at 12:27:38
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My Grandmother , Mae Torbett Childress, b. 6 June,1875 Cherokee Co., Tx d. 30 July, 1940 in Milam Co., Tx, m. George Ferguson Childress in Van Zandt Co. Tx in 1894. She kept a list of her ancestors for 6 generations on one sheet of note paper and handed them down to me.I would like to hand them down to you in hopes something might help you in your research.
1st Generation John and Elizabeth came from Ireland about 1760 and settled in the valley of Va.
2nd Generation
1.Sam Torbett b 7/1764, d4/1843, wife Jane,b 1764,d 1833.
2.Nathan lived in AugustaCo, Va, near Brookville. Had no children.
3.Hugh
4. John lived in Tn.
5 & 6 Mary and Jane founded school near Stanton, Va.
3rd Generation
1 (Sam-John) i Hugh b.1792,ii Sam Anderson b.26 Mar,1796 d.4/2/1867, wives Elizabeth Council and Sarah A. Torbett, widow of Francis A. Torbett iiiJane ivJohn moved to Ark and lost v Elizabeth vi Rachell vii Margaret viii .Ellen.
2(.Hugh-John) i Hugh ii John
3.(John-John):i Agustus ii John Oliver iii Susan Jane iv Mary Elizabeth v Hugh McCadden vi James Henry (cousin Jim) vii Catherine viii Sam ix Sarah Margaret x Rush Black xi Thad Franklin xii Virginia Tennessee.
4th Generation
1.(Hugh-Sam-John) i. Will (Peora, Ill) iii.Mary.
2.(Sam Anderson-Sam-John) i.Howard A.11/2/1822 ii. James Livingston 8/5/1824 iii.Sarah Elizabeth 6/13/1826 iv.Franklin Rusk 4/14/1828 v. Rachel Jane 9/19/1830 vi. Sam Pleasant 12/3/1834 vii. Nancy Ellen 2/26/1836 viii. Margaret 7/30/1838 ix.John Cornelius 9/4/1840 x. Hester Ann (1/2 sister).
3.(Hugh-Hugh-John) i.John ii.Sarah iii. Alexander.
4.(John-Hugh-John) i. Joseph ii. John.
5.(John Oliver-John-John) i.Hugh ii.Lewis iii. Thompson iv. Granvil.
5th Generation
1. (Howard A -Sam Anderson-Sam- John) i. Ada ii.Hatie Reece, Birmingham, Ala.)
2. (James Livingston-Sam Anderson-Sam-John)
i.Sam ii.Scott iii.Howard iv. John v. Hodge vi. Henry vii Sarah viii. Hannah
3 (Franklin Rust-Sam Anderson-Sam-John) i. Sam ii.Dick iii.Will iv.Hayden v. Laura.
4.(Sam Pleasant-Sam Anderson-Sam-John) i. Sam ii Mae Torbett.
5 (John Cornelius-Sam Anderson-Sam-John) i. Ellen 1866 ii. Jim 1868 iii. Walter 1871 iv. Oscar1878 v. Frank 1878 vi. Ada 1881 vii. Bert
6.(John-Hugh-Hugh-John) i.Sarah ii.Sam iii Hugh iv. John v. Joseph vi.James vii.Allen viii. Josiah ix.Martin x. Hannah
7.(John-John-Hugh-John) i.John Horace ii. Amanda iii.Francis A.iv. Granville C.
6th Generation
1.(Sam-SamPleasant-Sam Anderson-Sam-John)i. Glagys ii. Estell (Okla)
2.( Mae Torbett-Sam Pleasant-Sam Anderson-Sam-John) i..Torbett Childress ii. Delbert Childress iii George Childress, iv. Clark Childress v. Fred Childress.
If anyone can help fill in the details, sure would appreciate it. Thanks. Pat Turner



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