Is this the family you're looking for? 1870, Jarales,Valencia, New Mexico Territory Juan Torres, b. NM, 38, farmer. Maria Paz, wife, b. NM, 30. Nicanvra, dau, b. NM 9. Longino, son, b. NM, 7. Donaciano, son, b. NM, 5. Eutimia, dau, b. NM, 5/12ths.
Juan Torres Married: 30 Jan 1864, Socorro Co. Bride: maria Marques Source: New Mexico Marriage 1727-1900.
Do you have a copy of Juan's obituary? That may contain important clues.
Birth and other early records in New mexico are mostly found in microfilm of Catholic churches. Here's a good web site that explains what's avaialbe, www.nmgs.org/Churches.php?page=Churches.Intro. Successful Searching!