Jose Maximo Salazar

4 May 1851–8 July 1927 (Age 76)
Alcalde, Rio Arriba, New Mexico Territory, United States

The Life of Jose Maximo

When Jose Maximo Salazar was born on 4 May 1851, in Alcalde, Rio Arriba, New Mexico Territory, United States, his father, Jesus Maria Salazar, was 39 and his mother, Maria Teodora Salazar, was 31. He married Maria del Carmen Gallegos on 9 January 1875, in Santa Fe, Santa Fe, New Mexico, United States. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Rio Arriba, New Mexico Territory, United States for about 10 years and La Cueva, Mora, New Mexico, United States in 1880. He died on 8 July 1927, in Hernandez, Rio Arriba, New Mexico, United States, at the age of 76.

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Family Time Line

Jose Maximo Salazar
1851–1927
Maria del Carmen Gallegos
1852–1928
Marriage: 9 January 1875
Rafael Salazar
1875–
Maria de la Cruz Salazar
1877–
Jose Brigido Salazar
1878–
Francisco Antonio Salazar
1880–
Jose Ramon Ireneo "Rokes" Salazar
1882–
Jose Macedonio Salazar
1884–
Juan De Dios Salazar
1887–
Jose Melicendo Salazar
1889–
Jose Facundo Salazar
1891–1945
Maria Aniceta Salazar
1895–1962

Spouse and Children

    Male1851–1927Male

    Maria del Carmen Gallegos

    Female1852–1928Female

MARRIAGE
9 January 1875
Santa Fe, Santa Fe, New Mexico, United States
children

(10)

    Rafael Salazar

    Male1875–Male

    Maria de la Cruz Salazar

    Female1877–Female

    Jose Brigido Salazar

    Male1878–Male

    Francisco Antonio Salazar

    Male1880–Male

    Jose Ramon Ireneo "Rokes" Salazar

    Male1882–Male

+5 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Jesus Maria Salazar

    Male1812–1897Male

    Maria Teodora Salazar

    Female1820–1880Female

siblings

(12)

    Maria Manuela Salazar

    Female1836–Female

    Jose dela Encarnacion Salazar

    Male1838–Male

    Antonia Salisar

    Female1839–Female

    Antonio Maria Salazar

    Male1841–1911Male

    Luciana Salazar

    Female1842–Female

+7 More Children

World Events (8)

1863

Age 12

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 12

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.
1872 · The First National Park

Age 21

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.

Name Meaning

1 Spanish: habitational name from a place called Salazar in Burgos, probably named with sala ‘hall’ + Basque za(h)ar ‘old’, and thus a Basque equivalent of Saavedra .2 Spanish: Castilianized variant of Basque Zaraitzu, a habitational name from a town so named in Navarre.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Maximo Salazar in household of Jesus Salazar, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Maximo Salazar in household of Jesus Salazar, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Jose Maximo Salazar in entry for Jose Macedonio Salazar, "New Mexico Births and Christenings, 1726-1918"

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