José María Torrealba Freitez

1904–2004 (Age 99)
Barquisimeto, Lara, Venezuela

The Life of José María

When José María Torrealba Freitez was born on 15 December 1904, in Barquisimeto, Lara, Venezuela, his father, Felipe Torrealba, was 25 and his mother, Petra Freitez Torrealva, was 41. He died about 2004, in his hometown, at the age of 100.

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Family Time Line

Felipe Torrealba
1879–1979
Petra Freitez Torrealva
1863–1985
Jose Eusebio Torrealba Freitez
1903–2003
José María Torrealba Freitez
1904–2004

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World Events (8)

1914

Age 10

Venezuela's 1st oil gusher was drilled near Lake Maracibo.
1929

Age 25

Venezuela was the world's largest exporter of oil.
1947

Age 43

President Romulo Gallegos, Venezuela's first democratically elected leader, is overthrown within eight months of his election in a military coup led by Marcos Perez Jimenez, who forms a government with backing from the armed forces and the U.S.

Name Meaning

Spanish, Catalan, and Aragonese: habitational name from any of several places called Torralba, named with torre ‘tower’ + alba ‘white’.

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

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  • Legacy NFS Source: José María Torrealba Freitez - Church record: birth-name: José María Torrealba Freitez

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