Torrey, Fred L., was born in Attleborough, December 30, 1860. His father, John L. Torrey, was a native of Franklin,
Mass., and his father, Samuel Torrey, was the son of one of the seven Torreys who were pioneer settlers in Taunton.
John L. married Martha, daughter of Bradford Bullock, and at one time kept the stable and hotel at Attleborough.
In 1886 he went to Florida, where he still resides. Fred L. Torrey was educated in the public schools and in 1878
learned the jewelry business with W. H. Wilmarth & Co. In 1888 he engaged in the real estate and insurance
business, and in 1892 established his present business known as the Torrey Jewelry Co., making a general line of
plated goods. In 1883 Mr. Torrey married Mary, daughter of Darius Briggs, and they have three children: Raymond
L., Alice M. and John C. Mr. Torrey has served as justice of the peace; vice president of the Attleborough Cooperative
Bank; chairman of the Loan Committee; and is a member of the I. O. O. F., and has ever been interested in his town
and town's people.
Our county and its people
A descriptive and biographical history of
Bristol County, Massachusetts
Prepaired and published under the auspices of
The Fall River News and The Taunton Gasette
With assistance of Hon. Alanson Borden
The Boston History Company, Publishers, 1899.
Bristol County, MA Biographies
Names A to B
Names C to D
Names E to H
Names I to L
Names M to O
Names P to R
Names T to Z
For all your genealogy needs visit Linkpendium