Pedro Jose Martinez

Male29 June 1861–28 March 1944

Brief Life History 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 28 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
Adelina Padilla De Paltenghe
Marriage: 15 March 1896
Susana Josefina Martinez
Susanita Martinez
Eli Martinez
Frances Martinez
Baby Martinez
Zoraida Martinez
Carlos Santiago Martinez
Celia Martinez
Juan Bautista Martinez
Viola Martinez
Lila Martinez
Pablo Martinez
Alejandro Arcel Martinez
Francisquita or " Tita" Martinez
Pedro Ernesto Martinez
Novela Arda Martinez
Pedro Solomon Martinez

Sources (22)

  • Pedro Martinez in entry for Susan Josephine Garcia, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
  • Pedro Martinez, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Pedro Martinez in entry for Pedro Salomon Martinez and Sofia Carolina Jaramillo, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    15 March 1896
  • Children (17)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (15)

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    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

    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.

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