Miguel Montoya

1812–
New Mexico, United States

The Life of Miguel

When Miguel Montoya was born in 1812, in New Mexico, United States, his father, Juan Lorenzo Montoya, was 35 and his mother, Maria Micaela Manuela Gonzales, was 34. 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 6 sons and 1 daughter. He died in his hometown.

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Family Time Line

Miguel Montoya
1812–
Maria de los Dolores Romero
1817–1892
Marriage: 2 August 1848
Maria Petra De Los Dolores Montoya
1820–1889
Romualdo Montoya
1850–1922
Francisco Montoya
1861–1933
Roman Montoya
1849–
Maria Petra De Los Dolores Montoya
1852–
Juan Demetrio Montoya
1853–1918
Sabino Montoya
1856–1918

Spouse and Children

    Male1812–Male

    Maria de los Dolores Romero

    Female1817–1892Female

MARRIAGE
2 August 1848
Jemez Pueblo, Sandoval, New Mexico, United States
children

(7)

    Maria Petra De Los Dolores Montoya

    Female1820–1889Female

    Roman Montoya

    Male1849–Male

    Male1850–1922Male

    Maria Petra De Los Dolores Montoya

    Male1852–Male

    Juan Demetrio Montoya

    Male1853–1918Male

+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(6)

+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1812

Age 0

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
1812 · War of 1812

Age 0

Because of the outbreak of war from Napoleonic France, Britain decided to blockade the trade between the United States and the French. The US then fought this action and said it was illegal under international law. Britain supplied Native Americans who raided settlers living on the frontier and halting expansion westward. In 1814, one of the British raids stormed into Washington D.C. burning down the capital. Neither the Americans or the British wanted to continue fighting, so negotiations of peace began. After Treaty of Ghent was signed, Unaware of the treaty, British forces invaded Louisiana but were defeated in January 1815.
1846

Age 34

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Name Meaning

Spanish: unexplained. This is a frequent name in Spain.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Sources (3)

  • Miguel Montoya in entry for Maria Petra De Los Dolores Montoya, "New Mexico, Births and Christenings, 1726-1918"
  • Miguel Montoya in entry for Juan Demetrio Montoya, "New Mexico, Births and Christenings, 1726-1918"
  • Miguel Montoya in entry for Maria Petra De Los Dolores Montoya, "New Mexico, Births and Christenings, 1726-1918"

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