Anacleto Torres

1884–1962 (Age 78)
Fort Stockton, Pecos, Texas, United States

The Life of Anacleto

Anacleto Torres was born on 13 July 1884, in Fort Stockton, Pecos, Texas, United States as the son of Juan Ludovico Torres. He married Maria Orona on 1 September 1906, in Dayton, Eddy, New Mexico, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 5 daughters. He died on 19 August 1962, in Artesia, Eddy, New Mexico, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Artesia, Eddy, New Mexico, United States.

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Anacleto Torres
Maria Orona
Marriage: 1 September 1906
Leonor Torres
Matilde Torres
Alejandro (Alex) Orona Torres
Elisando Torres
Carolina Torres
Raquel Torres
Juan Torres
Dometela Torres
Adolfo Torres

Spouse & Children

  • Male1884–1962Male

  • Maria Orona


1 September 1906
Dayton, Eddy, New Mexico, United States


  • Female1907–1943Female

  • Matilde Torres


  • Male1912–1976Male

  • Elisando Torres


  • Carolina Torres


+4 More Children

Parents & Siblings

  • Juan Ludovico Torres




  • Male1884–1962Male

  • Tomasita Torres Valles


  • Male1888–1981Male

  • Juliana Torres


World Events (8)


Age 2

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1894 · Texas Files Lawsuit Against Standard Oil Company

Age 10

Under the direction of Governor Jim Hogg, Texas filed a lawsuit against John D. Rockefeller for violating state monopoly laws. Hogg argued that Standard Oil Company and Water-Piece Oil Company of Missouri were engaged in illegal practices like price fixing, rebates, and consolidation. Rockefeller was indicted, but never tried in a court of law; other employees of his company were convicted as guilty.
1905 · Construction of the Praetorian Building

Age 21

Texas completed the construction of the Praetorian Building (Stone Plane Tower) in 1909. It was the first skyscraper in Texas and the Southwestern United States. The building had 15 stories and was 190 ft tall.

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)

  • Cleto Torros, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Cleto Torres in entry for Maria Torres, "New Mexico, Deaths, 1889-1945"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Anacleto Torres - Government record: male

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