Josef Julian Montoya

21 February 1784–9 July 1823 (Age 39)
Santa Cruz, Santa Fe, New Mexico, United States

The Life of Josef Julian

When Josef Julian Montoya was born on 21 February 1784, in Santa Cruz, Santa Fe, New Mexico, United States, his father, Antonio Jose Montoya, was 34 and his mother, Maria Manuela De Herrera, was 37. He married Maria Gregoria Martin Serrano on 2 May 1810, in Santa Cruz, Santa Fe, New Mexico, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. He died on 9 July 1823, at the age of 39.

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Family Time Line

Josef Julian Montoya
Maria Gregoria Martin Serrano
Marriage: 2 May 1810
Juana Maria Montoya
Juan Antonio Montoya
Maria Catarina Montoya
Jose Ygnacio de Jesus Montoya
Maria Petra Celestina Montoya

Spouse and Children


    Maria Gregoria Martin Serrano


2 May 1810
Santa Cruz, Santa Fe, New Mexico, United States


Parents and Siblings


    Maria Manuela De Herrera





    Maria Pascuala De Los Dolores Romero


    Juana Encarnacion Montoya



    Jose Ygnacio Montoya


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World Events (8)

1786 · Shays' Rebellion

Age 2

Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.
1787 · The Making of the U.S. Constitution.

Age 3

The Philadelphia Convention was intended to be the first meeting to establish the first system of government under the Articles of Confederation. From this Convention, the Constitution of the United States was made and then put into place making it one of the major events in all American History.
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 16

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.

Name Meaning

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

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

Sources (3)

  • Julian Montoya in entry for Jose Ygnacio De Jesus Montoya, "New Mexico Births and Christenings, 1726-1918"
  • New Mexico, Catholic Church Records, 1701-1956;
  • Julian Montolla in entry for Unknown, "New Mexico Marriages, 1751-1918"

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