When Miguel Montoya was born in 1812, in New Mexico, United States, his father, Juan Lorenzo Montoya, was 35 and his mother, Maria Manuela Gonzales, was 35. He married Maria de los Dolores Romero on 2 August 1848, in Jemez Pueblo, Sandoval, New Mexico, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 2 daughters. He died in his hometown.
Some characteristic forenames: Spanish Jose, Juan, Manuel, Carlos, Luis, Mario, Ruben, Jesus, Jorge, Ramon, Francisco, Miguel. Portuguese Godofredo, Marcio.
Spanish: topographic name based on monte ‘mountain’, or a habitational name from an unidentified place with this name.
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