Born: March 15, 1868, Gadsden, Alabama.
Died: May 15, 1941, Gatesville, Texas.
Buried: Gatesville City Cemetery, Gatesville, Texas.
James was the son of John Cornelius Torbett and Mary Elizabeth McCaulley, and husband of Marion Eugenia Wicker.
He taught singing schools for 35 years.
If you know where to get a good photo of Torbett (head-and-shoulders, at least 200×300 pixels), would you send us an e-mail?