Antonia Cortes Torres

22 June 1925–24 March 2001 (Age 75)
Ciales, Puerto Rico

The Life Summary of Antonia

When Antonia Cortes Torres was born on 22 June 1925, in Ciales, Puerto Rico, her father, Emilio Cortés Lozano, was 35 and her mother, Altagracia Torres Ruíz, was 26. She lived in Morovis, Puerto Rico in 1930 and Morovis, Morovis, Puerto Rico in 1940. She died on 24 March 2001, in Bridgeport, Fairfield, Connecticut, United States, at the age of 75.

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World Events (8)

1926 · Sergeant Stubby Dies
Age 1
During WWI there was a dog from Connecticut that made a name for himself, his name was sergeant stubby. He was considered the official mascot of the 102nd infantry. He saved his regiment from suprise mustard attacks, comforted those that had been wounded, and even caught a German soldier and held him there until troops found him. He had his own uniform and everything.
Age 2
Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.
1945 · Peace in a Post War World
Age 20
The Yalta Conference was held in Crimea to talk about establishing peace and postwar reorganization in post-World War II Europe. The heads of government that were attending were from the United States, the United Kingdom and the Soviet Union. Later the Conference would become a subject of controversy at the start of the Cold War.

Name Meaning

1 Spanish (Cortés), Catalan (Cortès), and Portuguese (Cortês): from cortés ‘courteous’, ‘polite’, a derivative of corte ( see Corte ), a nickname for a refined person, sometimes no doubt given ironically.2 Spanish and Portuguese (Cortes): habitational name from any of numerous places in Spain and Portugal named with cortes, plural of corte ‘court’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Antonia Cortes Y Torres in household of Emilio Cortes Y Ayala, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Antonia Cortes Y Torres in household of Emilio Cortes Y Ayala, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Antonia C Torres, "Connecticut Death Index, 1949-2001"

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