Maximo Torres Maldonado

1897–29 September 1986 (Age 89)
Puerto Rico

The Life of Maximo

When Maximo Torres Maldonado was born in 1897, his father, José Torres Torres, was 28 and his mother, Petronila Maldonado Santiago, was 28. He lived in Caonillas Arriba, Villalba, Puerto Rico in 1920 and Jauca, Santa Isabel, Puerto Rico in 1930. He died on 29 September 1986, at the age of 89.

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Family Time Line

José Torres Torres
1869–
Petronila Maldonado Santiago
1869–1932
Antonia Torres Maldonado
1892–1952
Miguelina Torres Maldonado
1905–1985
Angela Torres Maldonado
1907–1989
Seberiano Torres Maldonado
1895–
Maximo Torres Maldonado
1897–1986
Jose Torres Maldonado
1900–1989
Santos Torres Maldonado
1909–
Cándida Torres Maldonado
1914–

Parents and Siblings

    José Torres Torres

    Male1869–Male

    Petronila Maldonado Santiago

    Female1869–1932Female

siblings

(8)

    Female1892–1952Female

    Seberiano Torres Maldonado

    Male1895–Male

    Male1897–1986Male

    Jose Torres Maldonado

    Male1900–1989Male

    Miguelina Torres Maldonado

    Female1905–1985Female

+3 More Children

World Events (6)

1898

Age 1

Under the Treaty of Paris, Puerto Rico is ceded by the Spanish to the U.S. at the end of the Spanish-American War.
1900

Age 3

U.S. Congress institutes civil government in Puerto Rico under the Foraker Act. U.S. maintains strict control over island affairs, prompting demands for more local control.
1932

Age 35

Partial self-government granted. The Congress of United States approved a law to change back the name of the island Porto Rico, to its original name, Puerto Rico.

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.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Maximo Torres Y Maldonado in household of Jose Torres Y Torres, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Maximino Tones Y Maldonado in household of Jose Tones De Peres, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Maximo Maldonado Torres in household of José Torres, "United States Census, 1930"

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