Ana Gregoria Torres

Yaracuy, Venezuela

The Life of Ana Gregoria

Ana Gregoria Torres was born in Yaracuy, Venezuela as the daughter of Vicente Aguiar and Evangelista Torres Mosqueda. She died on 14 August 1980, in Valencia, Carabobo, Venezuela.

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Vicente Aguiar
Evangelista Torres Mosqueda
Ventura Torres
Ana Gregoria Torres
Carmelo Torres

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World Events (8)


The hostilities of the Federal War ended with negotiations for the Treaty of Coche, singed on May 22. This was the biggest civil war Venezuela had had since its independence.

Guzman Blanco ruled Venezuela bringing the civil wars to an end.

An international tribunal in Paris ruled on a border dispute between Venezuela and British Guiana (Guyana). Britain received most of the claim for the Essequibo region, close to 111,000 square miles. Venezuela was represented by 2 U.S. judges and the chairman of the panel was Russian jurist Frederic de Martens. Venezuela rejected this decision in the 1960s.

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 (2)

  • Ana Gregoria Torres en el registro de Juan Elias Pérez, "Venezuela, Arquidiócesis de Valencia, registros parroquiales y diocesanos, 1760, 1905-2013"
  • Ana Gregoria Torres, "Venezuela, Arquidiócesis de Valencia, registros parroquiales y diocesanos, 1760, 1905-2013"

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