Pedro Jose Martinez

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

The Life 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 Territory, 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
Maria Simona Lucero
Marriage: 27 January 1884
Raquel Martinez
Samuel Martinez
Margarita Martinez
Josefina Martinez
Alice Martinez
Inocencio Martinez

Spouse and Children

27 January 1884
Wagon Mound, Mora, New Mexico Territory, United States


+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings


    Maria Antonia Liberada Romero




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.

Age 25

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

Name Meaning

Spanish (Martínez): patronymic from the personal name Martin .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Pedro Martinez, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Pedro Martines in household of Pablo Martines, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Pedro Martinez in household of Pablo Martinez, "United States Census, 1880"

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