Juan de Jesus Lopez

about 1839–
Chamisal, Taos, New Mexico Territory, United States

The Life of Juan de Jesus

When Juan de Jesus Lopez was born about 1839, in Chamisal, Taos, New Mexico Territory, United States, his father, Pedro Antonio López, was 47 and his mother, Ana Maria Josefa Sanches, was 37. He married Maria Antonia Rosa "Rosita" Maestas on 15 January 1861, in Penasco, Taos, New Mexico Territory, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Chamisal, Taos, New Mexico, United States in 1885.

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Family Time Line

Juan de Jesus Lopez
1839–
Maria Antonia Rosa "Rosita" Maestas
1844–
Marriage: 15 January 1861
Jose de Gracia Lopes
1862–
Maria de los Angeles Lopez
1864–
Fidel Lopes
1877–
Benina Lopes Romero
1880–
Luz Lopes
1869–
Jose Inocencio Lopez
1871–1920
Lino Lopes
1878–

Spouse and Children

    Male1839–Male

    Maria Antonia Rosa "Rosita" Maestas

    Female1844–Female

MARRIAGE
15 January 1861
Penasco, Taos, New Mexico Territory, United States
children

(7)

    Jose de Gracia Lopes

    Male1862–Male

    Maria de los Angeles Lopez

    Female1864–Female

    Male1871–1920Male

    Luz Lopes

    Female1869–Female

    Fidel Lopes

    Male1877–Male

+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(17)

+12 More Children

World Events (8)

1846

Age 7

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1863

Age 24

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 31

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

Name Meaning

Spanish (López): patronymic from the medieval personal name Lope (from Latin lupus ‘wolf’). This is one of the commonest of all Spanish surnames.

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

Sources (3)

  • Juan Lopez in household of Pedro Ant Lopez, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Juan Jose Lopes in household of Pedro Antonio Lopes, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Juan Lopez, "United States Census, 1880"

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