When Jose Domingo Montoya was born in 1820, in Rio Arriba, New Mexico, United States, his father, Jose Rafael de Jesus Montoya, was 53 and his mother, Maria Juana Rita Vigil, was 33. He married Maria De La Cruz Martinez on 27 October 1834, in Taos, Taos, New Mexico, United States. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Taos, Taos, New Mexico, United States in 1850.
Some characteristic forenames: Spanish Jose, Juan, Manuel, Carlos, Luis, Mario, Ruben, Jesus, Jorge, Ramon, Francisco, Miguel. Portuguese Godofredo, Marcio.
Spanish: topographic name based on monte ‘mountain’, or a habitational name from an unidentified place with this name.
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