Ángela de Leyva
- Born: 1657, Galisteo, Santa Fé, Nuevo Méjico, Nueva España 250
- Marriage: Cristóbal de Torres in 1693 in Guadalupe del Paso, Nuevo Méjico. Nueva España
- Died: Mar-Apr 1729, Nuevo Méjico, Nueva España at age 72 250
- Buried: 1 Apr 1729, Santa Cruz de la Cañada, Nuevo Méjico, Nueva España 250
Noted events in her life were:
• Dates & Events. 252
During the Pueblo Revolt of 1680, Ángela was taken captive by the Tanos of Galisteo. She and her sister were found in 1692 by Juan Olguin at San Juan and he claimed them as his relatives.
Her will was dated March 1727 and written in Santa Cruz de la Cañada.
• Children. 252
María de Torres b: abt. 1695 in Santa Fé, New México
María Francisca Gomez de Torres
Maria Lucía de Torres
Diego de Torres b: abt. 1692 in Guadalupe del Paso
María Josefa Torres b: 1694
María Margarita Torres b: 1701 in New México
• Death. 250
Cristóbal de Torres [ONMF: 294 & 396] was buried at Santa Cruz de la Cañada on 2 December 1726. His age was given as 77, indicating he was born circa 1649. His wife, Angela Leiba [ONMF: 54, 294, & 396] was buried four months later at Santa Cruz on 1 April 1729. Her burial record identified her as age 70 (b.ca. 1657) and as the widow of Cristóbal de Torres.
Researcher: José Antonio Esquibel; and Benceslado López, Jr.
Sources: Archives of the Archdiocese of Santa Fe (AASF), Roll # 39, Santa Cruz: Burials 1726 - 1859
Ángela married Cristóbal de Torres, son of Cristóbal de Torres and Juana María Francisca Benevidez, in 1693 in Guadalupe del Paso, Nuevo Méjico. Nueva España. (Cristóbal de Torres was born about 1668 in Santa Fé, Santa Fé, Nuevo Méjico, Nueva España, died in Dec 1726 in Nuevo Méjico, Nueva España and was buried on 2 Dec 1726 in Santa Cruz de la Cañada, Nuevo Méjico, Nueva España 250.)