Cristóbal de Torres
(-After 1743)


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Juana María Francisca Benevidez

Cristóbal de Torres

  • Born: Nueva España
  • Marriage: Juana María Francisca Benevidez about 1660
  • Died: After 1743, Nuevo Méjico, Nueva España

bullet  Noted events in his life were:

• Background Information. 252
Cristóbal de Torres was living in New Mexico at the time of the Pueblo Revolt in 1680. He passed muster in 1681 as a native of New Mexico. He is described as being thickset, of medium height, rather fat, with a crooked nose, black hair, and an awkward gait.

~ Origins of New Mexico Families: A Genealogy of the Spanish Colonial Period, p. 107

• Census: Spanish, 1750, Belén, Nuevo Méjico, Nueva España. 270
1750 Spanish Colonial Census - Belen : Chrystobal Torres : wife: Juana Benavides; children: Anna Maria, Alexo : family #10

• Family Background Information. 314
The name Torres came into New Mexico in 1619.

Cristóbal married Juana María Francisca Benevidez about 1660. (Juana María Francisca Benevidez died after 1743 in Nuevo Méjico, Nueva España.)

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