Pedro Jose Martinez

29 June 1861–30 March 1944 (Age 82)
Abiquiu, Rio Arriba, New Mexico, United States

The Life Summary of Pedro Jose

When Pedro Jose Martinez was born on 29 June 1861, in Abiquiu, Rio Arriba, New Mexico, United States, his father, Jose Pablo Martinez, was 28 and his mother, Maria Antonia Liberada Romero, was 16. He married Maria Simona Lucero on 27 January 1884, in Wagon Mound, Mora, New Mexico, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Mora, New Mexico, United States for about 10 years and Wagon Mound, Mora, New Mexico, United States in 1940. He died on 30 March 1944, in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

Pedro Jose Martinez
1861–1944
Adelina Padilla De Paltenghe
1881–1957
Marriage: 15 March 1896
Susanita Martinez
1897–1958
Zoraida Martinez
1899–1992
Carlos Santiago Martinez
1900–1978
Celia Martinez
1901–1980
Juan Bautista Martinez
1903–1903
Viola Martinez
1906–1960
Lila Martinez
1908–1988
Pablo Martinez
1909–1968
Alejandro Arcel Martinez
1910–1995
Francisquita or " Tita" Martinez
1913–1993
Pedro Ernesto Martinez
1915–1916
Novela Arda Martinez
1917–1918
Pedro Solomon Martinez
1920–2018

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    15 March 1896
  • Children

    (13)

    +8 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (5)

    World Events (8)

    1867 · Gas Street Lamps Installed
    Age 6
    The Los Angeles Gas Company installed 43 gas street lamps on Main Street. A lamplighter rode on horseback at dusk to light the streetlights. By 1873, 136 gas lamps had been installed in Los Angeles. 
    1869 · Transcontinental Railroad Reaches San Francisco
    Age 8
    The first transcontinental railroad reached San Francisco in 1869. The Western Pacific Railroad Company built the track from Oakland to Sacramento. The Central Pacific Railroad Company of California built the section from Sacramento to Promontory Summit Utah. The railroad linked isolated California to the rest of the country which had far-reaching effects on the social and economical development of the state.
    1886
    Age 25
    Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Spanish Manuel, Carlos, Luis, Jesus, Francisco, Pedro, Miguel, Raul, Mario, Jorge, Roberto, Ruben. Portuguese Ligia, Paulo, Armanda, Catarina, Gonsalo, Marcio, Wenceslao, Anatolio, Godofredo, Lidio, Sil, Zulmira.Spanish (Martínez): patronymic from the personal name Martin . This surname has also been established in southern Italy since the period of Spanish dominance there. In the US, it is the tenth most frequent surname. Compare De Martinez .

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

    Possible Related Names

    Martin
    Martines

    Sources (14)

    • Pedro Martinez in entry for Raquela Martinez, "New Mexico Births and Christenings, 1726-1918"
    • Pedro Martinez, "United States Census, 1940"
    • Pedro Martinez, "New Mexico, Marriages, 1751-1918"

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