When Jose Vicente Vigil was born on 1 April 1868, in Huerfano, Colorado, United States, his father, Juan Baustista Vigil, was 43 and his mother, Juana Maria Ortega, was 37. He married Maria Guadalupe Gonzales on 30 August 1890, in Trinidad, Las Animas, Colorado, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Walsenburg, Huerfano, Colorado, United States for about 10 years and Election Precinct 26, Huerfano, Colorado, United States in 1940. He died in December 1959, in Huerfano, Colorado, United States, at the age of 91, and was buried in Saint Marys, Huerfano, Colorado, United States.
Some characteristic forenames: Spanish Jose, Manuel, Juan, Carlos, Orlando, Alfonso, Luis, Ramon, Arturo, Francisco, Eloy, Ricardo.
Asturian-Leonese: Castilianized form of a habitational name from a place called Vixil, in the district of Siero, Asturias (Spain).