Maria Gonzala “Delfina” Mondragon

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, was 30. 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 Conejos, Colorado, United States, at the age of 91, and was buried in Lobatos Cemetery, Lobatos, 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"
  • Maria Gonzala Delfina Mondragon, "United States Births and Christenings, 1867-1931"
  • Delfina Mondragon, "Colorado Statewide Marriage Index, 1853-2006"

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1876 · Colorado becomes a State

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1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

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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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