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[Torrens List] John Torrens of Drumagarner
Looking through my partial trees from marriages on site I have a John
Torrens who married a Martha Hill on 15 March 1837.
This was never connected but we think it's likely to connect back to
Samuel Torrens of the Culnanmen lines.
Linde Lunny and I did a lot of work on this line and it should be pretty
accurate. It's all on the www site and you may be able to add to it.
This was all done (15 years) or more ago so I forget exactly what's there!
So ask if you need help.
Using the Search Whole of genealogy site for "Martha Hill" (use the quotes
as well) gives many hits.
Good luck - and thanks for waking the list up. You should also join the
Bann Valley list as I'm copying this there.
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> Hi, there,
> I'm sorry, but I didn't realise how this group works. I'll try to
> contribute with the hope that I can swap information with other Torrens
> seekers. It makes my head spin at times, especially when Torrens
> marries Torrens.
> My biggest headache at the moment is John Torrens (about 1805 to
> goodness knows when), married to Martha Hill (born around 1810 to
> goodness knows when). My great-grandfather was their son Thomas Torrens
> (10 Jul 1847 to 25 Sep 1911), and he was a simple farmer with 6 acres of
> land, but the leading trees in Ancestry seem to have him mixed up
> inextricably with another John Torrens married to another Martha, but
> whose surname was Morrison. To further complicate things, these trees
> have included Hill Torrens, who I see as a natural product of a
> Torrens-Hill union. The John Torrens (1804 - 20 Sep 1864) married to
> Martha Morrison (1810 - 12 Oct 1891) were rich, educated and privileged,
> having university graduates, while my line was poor.
> It's hard with the duplication of names, including patterns of, eg,
> John, Robert, William, Thomas, Agnes, Mary and Martha replicated ad
> infinitum, and I'm just going in circles.
> If anyone could help, I'd be eternally grateful.
> Hazel Paton
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