Anacleto Torres

1877–1950 (Age 73)
Puente Boyacá, Boyacá, Boyacá, Colombia

The Life of Anacleto

Anacleto Torres was born about 1877, in Puente Boyacá, Boyacá, Boyacá, Colombia as the son of Miguel Torres and Juana Benavides. He married Pilar Velandia Bolívar on 15 December 1891, in Boyacá, Boyacá, Colombia. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He died about 1950, at the age of 73.

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Family Time Line

Anacleto Torres
1877–1950
Pilar Velandia Bolívar
1879–
Marriage: 15 December 1891
Maria Ricarda Torres Velandia
1896–
Roberto Torres Velandia
1897–1967
Jose Miguel Torres Velandia
1898–

Spouse & Children

  • Male1877–1950Male

  • Pilar Velandia Bolívar

    Female1879–Female

MARRIAGE
15 December 1891
Boyacá, Boyacá, Colombia
children

(3)

  • Maria Ricarda Torres Velandia

    Female1896–Female

  • Male1897–1967Male

  • Jose Miguel Torres Velandia

    Male1898–Male

Parents & Siblings

  • Miguel Torres

    Male1816–Male

  • Juana Benavides

    FemaleFemale

siblings

(10)

  • Angel Custodio Torres Benavides

    Male1838–1863Male

  • Male1877–1950Male

  • José Lino Torres Benavides

    Male–1847Male

  • Liboria Torres Benavides

    Female–1923Female

  • Anastacio Torres Benavides

    MaleMale

+5 More Children

World Events (4)

1899

Age 22

Thousand Days' War. Around 120,000 people die in civil war between Liberals and Conservatives. Panama becomes an independent state.
1903

Age 26

Panama seceded from Colombia with U.S. backing and allows U.S. control over the strip of land now known as the Panama Canal zone.
1922

Age 45

The United States pay Colombia $25 million for the loss of Panama.

Name Meaning

1 Galician, Catalan, Spanish, Portuguese, and Jewish (Sephardic): habitational name from any of the numerous places named Torres, all named with the plural of torre ‘tower’ ( see Torre ).2 Italian: habitational name from Torres in Belluno or Porto Torres in Sassari. In southern Italy the surname is sometimes a borrowing from Spanish (see 1).3 Dutch: from a short form of Victoris, from the Latin personal name Victorius.

Possible Related Names

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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