Martin Toribio Torres Barzola

Male10 November 1931–10 December 1999

Brief Life History of Martin Toribio

When Martin Toribio Torres Barzola was born on 10 November 1931, in Paca, Jauja, Junín, Peru, his father, Pedro Torres, was 26 and his mother, Leucadia Barzola Urtado, was 20. He died on 10 December 1999, in Chupaca, Junín, Peru, at the age of 68, and was buried in Chupaca, Junín, Peru.

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Pedro Torres
Leucadia Barzola Urtado
Martin Toribio Torres Barzola

Sources (2)

  • Martín Toribio Torres, "Registro Civil, Junín, Perú, 1881-2005"
  • Martin Toribio Torres Barzola, "Registro Civil, Junín, Perú, 1881-2005"

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World Events (3)


Age 44

Quechua, the language of the Inca, was made an official language along with Spanish of Peru.


Age 50

Peru fights border war with Ecuador over Cordillera del Condor, which a 1942 protocol had given to Peru.


Age 51

"Deaths and ""disappearances"" begin to escalate following army crackdown on guerrillas and drug traffickers."

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Spanish Jose, Juan, Luis, Carlos, Manuel, Jesus, Francisco, Pedro, Miguel, Jorge, Raul, Rafael. Portuguese Ligia, Anatolio, Catarina, Paulo, Albeiro, Gonsalo, Joaquim, Lidio, Omero, Wenceslao.

Galician, Catalan, Spanish, Portuguese, and Jewish (Sephardic): habitational name from any of numerous places called Torres, all named with the plural of torre ‘tower’ (see Torre ). As a Jewish name, it was often adopted at the moment of conversion to Roman Catholicism. After the return to Judaism (generations later), some descendants retained the name their families used as Catholics. Compare De Torres .

Italian: habitational name from Torres in Belluno or Porto Torres in Sassari. In southern Italy the surname is sometimes of Spanish origin (see 1 above).

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

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