1868–1941

Introduction

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.

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