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Juan Gerónimo Torres
María Josefa de la Concepción Cháves
José Armijo
(1800-After 1850)
Maria Juana Silva
Juan José Concepción Torres
Maria Cencion Armijo

Adolfo Torres


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Luz Torres

Adolfo Torres

  • Born: 27 Nov 1866, La Joyita, Soccoro, New México Territory 3,18
  • Marriage: Luz Tórres on 30 Jul 1885 in San Miguel del Soccoro, Soccoro, Soccoro New México Territory
  • Died: 16 Sep 1946, Socorro, Socorro, New México Territory at age 79 3,18
  • Buried: San Miguel Catholic Cemetery, Socorro, Socorro, New México 18

bullet  Noted events in his life and other information:

• Burial: Found on the Socorro, New Mexico Genweb 18
Torres Family Plot:

1. Adolfo 1903-1962
2 Juanita 1887-1954
3. Father
Names 4 and 5 are on the same tombstone
4. Torres, Luz T. 1890
5. Torres, Adolfo, 1856-1946
6. Mother
7. Juan D. 1894-1971
8. Paul 1898-1979
9. Edward E. 1907-1991

• U.S. Census: 1900 United States Federal Census, 6 Jun 1900, Kelly, Socorro, New México Territory. 1360
Adolfo Torres born Nov 1866, age 33, Saloon Keeper
Lucia Torres born Mar 1872, age 28
Juanita Torres born Jun 1887, age 12
Anonia Torres born Oct 1889, age 10
Juan Torres born Sep 1891, age 8
Hipalito Torres born Jun 1898, age 1

Nepomosceno Torres (Adolfo's brother) is listed as living next door, born Feb 1874, Saloon Keeper

All listed as born in New Mexico with parents also born in New Mexico.

• Occupation: Realestate, 1910, Magdalena, Socorro, New México. 19

• Census, 10 May 1910, Magdalena, Socorro, New México. 19
Adolfo Torres    44
Luz Torres   39
Juan Torres   16
Pablo Torres    12
Adolfo Jr Torres    6
Edwardo Torres   5
Isabelita Torres   1 7/12
All born in New Mexico, as well as all parents born in New Mexico.

• Census: 1920 United States Federal, 15 Jan 1920, Albuquerque, New México Territory. 1471
Adolfo Torres   53,    Merchant
Luz T. Torres    48
Hipolito Torres  21,    Clerk
Adolfo Torres   16
Edwardo Torres    12
Isabel Torres    11

• Census, 11 Apr 1930, Socorro, Socorro, New México. 374
Adolfo Torres age 62
Edward Torres age 23
Elizabeth Torres age 21

• Background Information: Democratic Party of New Mexico. 1359
Adolfo Torres was active in the local Democratic Party of Socorro County.

Adolgo Torres was nominated as the Democratic candidate fo councilman in the 3rd ward. [Chieftain, p.1, 19 Mar 1897]

Adolfo Torres was elected to attend the territorial convention to be held in Albuquerque on Oct 13 for the purpose of nominating a democratic candidate for delegrate to Congress [Socorro Chieftain, 4 Oct 1904].

Adolfo Torres, of Kelly, was nominated as the Democratic candidate for county commissioner, 1st district. [Socorro Chieftain, p.1, 29 Oct 1904]

Adolfo Torres was selected as a candidate for the term of three years to the school board. [Socorro Chieftain, p.4, 11 Apr 1908]

• Background Information: Announcements in the Socorro Chiefian. 1359

"C.A. Robinson, J.F. Cook and Adolfo Torres were sworn in as bailiff." [Chieftain, p.4 1888]

Adolfo Torres was elected as one of the vice presidents of The Catholic Knights of San Miguel. [Chieftain, p.1, 22 Jan 1897]

"Water Canon! Passenger and Express Line. Fine comfortable hack and good team meets the train every day at Water Canon states. Takes passengers and espress to any place in the cañon, or to Timber Peak. Adolfo Torres, Proprietor." [Chieftain, p.2, 15, 22 Dec 1899, 5 & 12 Jan 1900]

"Adolfo Torres, the rustling express and passenger man of Water Cañon, is in the city on business. [Chieftain, p.1, 19 Jan 1900]

"It is reported that Adolfo and Nepomoceno Torres, brothers, have just begun work in the Magdalenas on a cooper lead that runs 24.71 per cent copper." [Albuquerque Daly Citizen, p.2, 27 Feb 1900]

"Adolfo Torres, of Kelly was in the city this week purchasing goods." [Chieftain, p.1, 23 Jun 1900]

"Adolfo Torres, a merchant from Kelly, was in town (Socorro) the first of the week replenishing his stock of merchandise." [Chieftain, p.1, 1 Sep 1900]
The following new case was filed in the office of District Clerk John E. Friffth this week: Adolfo Torres vs. Vicente Gallegos, injunction [ibid.]

"Adolfo Torres of the thriving firm of Adolf Torres & Brother, Kelly, came down Wednesday on a business trip. Mr. Torres reported the Kelly camp in prosperous condition." [Chieftain, p.1, 30 Mar 1901]

"Adolfo Torres, one of Kelly's enterprising business men, was a guest in the city Wednesday." [Socorro Chieftain, p.1, 25 May 1901]

"Adolfo Torres came down from Kelly last night to attend the funeral of his brother-in-law Conrado Torres." [Socorro Chieftain, p.1, 19 Apr 1902]

"Adolfo Torres and family came down from Kelly Monday on their way to Palomas Springs where they will enjoy a short vacation." [Socorro Chieftain, p.1, 31 May 1902]

"Adolfo Torres of Kelly was in town Monday on his way home from Palomas hot springs. Mr. Torres tells of some wonderful cures of rheumatism affected by means of mud baths at the Palomas springs." [Socorro Chieftain, p.1, 14 Jun 1902]

"Adolfo Torres and wife of Kelly came down to attend the funeral of David Baca but arrived late on account of a delayed train." [Socorro Chieftain, p.1, 13 Dec 1902]

"Adolfo Torres of Kelly called on friends in Socorro yesterday." [Socorro Chieftain, p.1, 27 Dec 1902]

"Adolfo Torres of Kelly was in the city Tuesday on important private business." [Socorro Chieftain, p.4, 24 Jan 1903]

"Adolfo Torres of Kelly was in the city Thursday on important private business." [Socorro Chieftain, p.4, 21 Feb 1903]

Adolfo Torres was part of the territorial grand jury. [Socorro Chieftain, p.1, 21 & 28 Nov 1903]

"Adolfo Torres, one of Kelly's most business-like business men, was a welcome visitor in Socorro Wednesday." [Socorro Chieftain, p.1, 27 Feb 1904]

"Adolfo Torres, one of Kelly's energetic and successful business men, was in Socorro on private business Wednesday." [Socorro Chieftain, p.4, 18 Jun 1904]

"Adolfo Torres, one of Kelly's successful business men, greeted friends in Socorro Thursday." [Socorro Chieftain, p.4, 20 Aug 1904]

"Hoy fué la Función Patronal de Kelly, y muchos Socorrenses ocurrieron allí para ayudar á la celebracíon. Don Adolfo Torres era el mayordomo." [Socorro Chieftain, p.1, 24 Jun 1905]

"Don Adolfo Torres de Kelly construye una hermosa residencia de cinco piezas en esta plaza." [Socorro Chieftain, p.4, 16 Sep 1905]

"Adolfo Torres is putting up a nice stone and adobe building at Magdalena where he will move his family and reside permanently when the house is completed." [Albuquerque Weekly Citizen, p.8, 23 Sep 1904]

"Don Adolfo Torres, anterior en Kelly, en su nuevamente construida hermosa residencia es con su amable familia todo un Magdaleno hecho y derecho." [Socorro Chieftain, p.1, 25 Nov 1905]

"Adolfo Torres & Brother, of Kelly, are enjoying a good trade in their line of business. They are among the foremost and enterprising citizens of this mining camp." [Albuquerque Evening Citizen, p.6, 2 Feb 1906]

"Don Adolfo Torres of Torres Bros., merchants at Kelly, made a visit to his many friends here on Wednesday, returning next day." [Socorro Chieftain, p.4, 12 May 1906]

• Property. 1359
From the Socorro Chieftain, 10 Oct 1903, Supplement:

Torres, Adolf & Bro. House and lot at Kelly Bd. N. Easton ave., S. arroyo, E. Torpe, W. Worrell, $ 100.00; Mose, $25.00; fixtures $50.00. Taxes $7.38, pen. 37c. costs 55c. Total $3.30.

Torres, Adolfo, Six acres of land at El Rincon Pct. 30 $20.00; 4 acres Vega land at Jarillal $10.00; house and lot A. Y. M. Add. Socorro $150.00; vehicle $25.00; H. H. G. $25.00. Taxes $3.33, pen. 17c, costs $1.25. Total $5.75/

Adolfo married Luz Torres, daughter of Jose Torres Y Garcia and Maria Antonia Meregilda Dolores Lucero, on 30 Jul 1885 in San Miguel del Soccoro, Soccoro, Soccoro New México Territory. (Luz Torres was born on 13 Feb 1869 in Socorro, Socorro, New México Territory,3,18 died on 4 Nov 1929 in Socorro, Socorro, New México Territory 3,18,20 and was buried in San Miguel Catholic Cemetery, Socorro, Socorro, New México 18.)

bullet  Noted events in their marriage were:

• Marriage: 8
30 July 1885 Adolfo Torres, soltero, residence not given, hijo de Juan Torres y Ascencion Armijo con Luz Torres, soltera, residence not given, hija de Jose Torres y Antonia Lucero.

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