Donatila Torres

1937–1972 (Age 35)
Tanjay, Negros Oriental, Philippines

The Life of Donatila

When Donatila Torres was born about 1937, in Tanjay, Negros Oriental, Philippines, her father, Donato Dela Pena Torres, was 35 and her mother, Celirena Noblefranca Viliran, was 29. She died about 1972, in her hometown, at the age of 35.

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Parents & Siblings

  • Donato Dela Pena Torres

    Male1902–Male

  • Celirena Noblefranca Viliran

    Female1908–1968Female

siblings

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World Events (3)

1941

Age 4

Japan attacks the Philippines by air and invades two weeks later.
1944

Age 7

U.S. forces retake the islands.
1946

Age 9

The islands are granted full independence and renamed the Republic of the Philippines.

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.

Sources (1)

  • Legacy NFS Source: Donatila Torres - Memory of Someone: birth-name: Donatila Torres

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