José Antonio Torres
- Born: Abt 1715, Nuevo Méjico, Nueva España
- Marriage: María Francisca Gutiérrez on 31 Aug 1737 in Santa Cruz de la Cañada, Nuevo Méjico, Nueva España
Noted events in his life were:
• Family Background.
According to Patricia Sanchez Rau:
" I have his parents as José Antonio Torres and María Francisca Gutíerrez - who got married in Santa Cruz in 1737 and then moved to Isleta and from there to Santa Fe, - this is what I used for proof - 1750 Census at Santa Fe p. 2 Señor Joseph Torres, María Gutíerrez, Salvadora Antonia; Joseph Joaquin and one child . This is what shows that José Antonio Torres is the son of Diego Torres - SANM I, TW 333, Reel 2, fr. 746 'Esteemed Governor don Joaquin Codallos I José Antonio de Torres, legitimate son of Diego Torres and María Martínez appear before your excellency and ask permission given to me by my mother-in-law Gregoria de Gongora to sell a piece of land that is in the Village of Bernalillo and this is currently in the possession of Francisco Gutierrez, and he is stating that my mother-in-law had given him the donation of these lands but does not have anything in writing. I pray that you will grant this wish in my favor because I have ….in the present paper but no seal is available in this kingdom. José Antonio Torres' "
José married María Francisca Gutiérrez, daughter of Antonio Gutiérrez and Gregoria de Góngora, on 31 Aug 1737 in Santa Cruz de la Cañada, Nuevo Méjico, Nueva España.