Maria Torres

1844–1998 (Age 154)
Makato, Aklan, Philippines

The Life of Maria

Maria Torres was born in 1844, in Makato, Aklan, Philippines. She had at least 1 daughter with Eulogio Tejada. She died before 1998, at the age of 153.

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Eulogio Tejada
1843–1998
Maria Torres
1844–1998
Florenda Torres Tejada
1868–1998

Spouse and Children

children

(1)

World Events (6)

1898

Age 54

The U.S. navy destroys the Spanish fleet in Manila Bay. Spain cedes the Philippines to the U.S. under the Treaty of Paris in December, Philippines rebel leader Emilio Aguinaldo declares the Philippines independent on June 12, which will be recognized in the future as the Philippines' Independence Day.
1902

Age 58

"Insurrection ends. Taft improves economic conditions, settles disputes over church ownership of land, establishes ""Pensionado""program, allowing Filipinos to study in U.S. , which helped modernize and westernize the country."
1935

Age 91

Filipino people approve constitution creating the Philippine Commonwealth with Manuel Quezon y Molina as the first president. The Philippines is promised full independence within 10 years.

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.

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

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