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


  • Celirena Noblefranca Viliran




World Events (3)


Age 4

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

Age 7

U.S. forces retake the islands.

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.

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

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