I am searching for info on the TORANO families in Florida. My wife's paternal grandfather was Armando Torano (1900-1975), son of Jose Torano and Rita Margaret Ortiz, possibly of Cuba. Jose Torano was born possibly 1880. He and Rita Margaret Ortiz had children:
1. Jose "Joe" Torano - born 1898 died in the 1970's or 80's in Tampa, Hillsborough County, FL 2. Armando Torano Sr. born February 1900. Married Aida SALGADO, dau. of Mateo Salgado and Rosa Perez. Their children; A. Nellie Torano - married John Richards. She died 1990's B. Hilda Torano - married Chino Calero A. Armando Torano Jr. - born 25 Sep 1940 Miami, Dade Co., FL, died June 15, 1994 Manchester, Coffee County, TN. Married 22 Sep 1962 Folkston, GA to Rachel Ann Speight. children: 1. Brenda Torano - born 1963 2. Valarie Torano - born 1964. my wife. 3. Armando Torano III - born 1967. 3. Margaret Torano - died 2003 4. Lillie Torano - died in Miami in the early 1960's.
I would greatly appreciate any additional information on the Torano family, especially in the Tampa - Hillsborough county, FL area.