Maria Gonzala “Delfina” Mondragon

9 January 1870–25 April 1961 (Age 91)
Conejos, Colorado, United States

The Life 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 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

Spouse and Children

10 January 1900
Conejos, Conejos, Colorado, United States



    Maria Antonia Rosa Giron


    Alemria Jiran



    Febog Jiran


+7 More Children

Parents and Siblings



+13 More Children

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

1 Spanish (Mondragón): habitational name from Basque Mondragoe (‘dragon mountain’), a place in Gipuzkoa province.2 French: habitational name from Montdragon in Tarn.

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

Sources (3)

  • Delfina Mondragon in household of A Mondragon, "Colorado State Census, 1885"
  • Maria Mondragon in household of Jose Mondragon, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Delfina W Jiron in household of Anastaeis Jiron, "United States Census, 1930"

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