Maria Gonzala “Delfina” Mondragon

Female9 January 1870–25 April 1961

Brief Life History of Maria Gonzala “Delfina”

When Maria Gonzala “Delfina” Mondragon was born on 9 January 1870, in Conejos, Colorado, United States, her father, Jose Antonio Mondragon, was 39 and her mother, Maria Leonora Lujan Mondragon, was 29. She married Anastacio Jiron on 10 January 1900, in Conejos, Conejos, Colorado, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Lobatos, Conejos, Colorado, United States for about 20 years and Election Precinct 5 Cenicero, Conejos, Colorado, United States in 1940. She died on 25 April 1961, in Colorado, United States, at the age of 91, and was buried in Conejos, Colorado, United States.

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Family Time Line

Anastacio Jiron
Maria Gonzala “Delfina” Mondragon
Marriage: 10 January 1900
Aniceto Jiron
Maria Antonia Rosa Giron
Alemria Jiran
Alcario Estanislas Jiron
Febog Jiran
Apolinar Filandro Giron
Filandro P. Jiron
Aniello Jiran
Maria Juliana Eleonora Giron
Maria Ursula Giron
Orsulita Jiron
Sarah Jiron

Sources (10)

  • Delfina Mondragon in household of A Mondragon, "Colorado State Census, 1885"
  • Delfina Mondragon, "Colorado Statewide Marriage Index, 1853-2006"
  • Maria Mondragon in household of Jose Mondragon, "United States Census, 1870"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    10 January 1900Conejos, Conejos, Colorado, United States
  • Children (12)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (18)

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    World Events (8)

    1872 · The First National Park

    Age 2

    Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.

    1876 · Colorado becomes a State

    Age 6

    On Aug 1, 1876, The United States Congress passed an act making the Territory of Colorado the 38th state.

    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

    Age 26

    A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Spanish Jose, Juan, Manuel, Francisco, Miguel, Jesus, Alejandro, Carlos, Jorge, Marcos, Mario, Gustavo.

    Spanish (Mondragón) and Basque: habitational name from a town in Gipuzkoa province in the Basque Country named Mondragón ‘dragon mountain’ in Castilian and Arrasate (also Mondragoe) in Basque.

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

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