Anacleta Torres

1856–1966 (Age 109)
Pamplonita, Norte de Santander, Colombia

The Life of Anacleta

When Anacleta Torres was born on 13 July 1856, her father, Matias Torres Gutierrez, was 21 and her mother, Maria de la Cruz Mendoza Villamizar, was 18. She married Agapito Bemón on 13 November 1872, in Pamplonita, Norte de Santander, Colombia. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 5 daughters. She died about 1966, in Norte de Santander, Colombia, at the age of 110.

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Family Time Line

Anacleta Torres
1856–1966
Agapito Bemón
1866–1966
Marriage: 13 November 1872
Maria Natividad Bernon
1873–
Eduardo Bemón Torres
1886–1986
Santiago Bemón Torres
1886–1986
Pedro Isidoro Bemón Torres
1890–1990
José Del Carmen Bemón Torres
1904–1999
Teresa de Jesus Bermon
1875–
Jose Bruno Bermon
1881–
Teodoro Bermon
1883–
Juana Teofila Bermon
1889–
Francisca Bermon
1894–
Teresa Bemón Torres
1903–1903

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
13 November 1872
Pamplonita, Norte de Santander, Colombia
children

(11)

  • Maria Natividad Bernon

    Female1873–Female

  • Teresa de Jesus Bermon

    Female1875–Female

  • Jose Bruno Bermon

    Male1881–Male

  • Teodoro Bermon

    Male1883–Male

  • Male1886–1986Male

+6 More Children

Parents & Siblings

  • Matias Torres Gutierrez

    Male1835–Male

  • Maria de la Cruz Mendoza Villamizar

    Female1838–Female

siblings

(10)

  • Reyes Torez

    Male1855–Male

  • Female1856–1966Female

  • Liberato Torres

    Male1857–Male

  • Luisa Torres

    Female1858–Female

  • Buenaventura Torres

    Male1859–Male

+5 More Children

World Events (4)

1899

Age 43

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

Age 47

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 66

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.

Sources (3)

  • Anacteta Torres en entrada por Francisca Bermon, "Colombia, bautismos, 1630-1950"
  • Anacleta Torres en entrada por Teodoro Bermon, "Colombia, bautismos, 1630-1950"
  • Maria Cleta Torres, "Colombia, bautismos, 1630-1950"

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