Juana Maria de la Trinidad Montoya

about 1840–
Velarde, Rio Arriba, New Mexico, United States

The Life of Juana Maria de la Trinidad

When Juana Maria de la Trinidad Montoya was born about 1840, in Velarde, Rio Arriba, New Mexico, United States, her father, José de Jesús Montoya, was 23 and her mother, María Peregrina Ortiz, was 12. She married Jose Gabriel Valdez on 28 November 1861, in Santo Domingo Pueblo, Sandoval, New Mexico, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Velarde, Rio Arriba, New Mexico Territory, United States in 1910 and Alamosa, Alamosa, Colorado, United States in 1920.

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Family Time Line

Jose Gabriel Valdez
1838–
Juana Maria de la Trinidad Montoya
1840–
Marriage: 28 November 1861
Vicente Valdez
1862–
Daniel Valdes
1864–1932
David Valdez
1864–
Maria de Jesus Valdez
1865–
Maria Piedad Valdez
1867–
Maximiana Valdez
1872–
Carlos Valdez
1875–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
28 November 1861
Santo Domingo Pueblo, Sandoval, New Mexico, United States
children

(7)

    Male1862–Male

    Daniel Valdes

    Male1864–1932Male

    David Valdez

    Male1864–Male

    Maria de Jesus Valdez

    Female1865–Female

    Maria Piedad Valdez

    Female1867–Female

+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    José de Jesús Montoya

    Male1817–Male

    María Peregrina Ortiz

    Female1828–1891Female

siblings

(8)

+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1846

Age 6

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1861 · Denver Becomes a City

Age 21

In 1861, Denver City was incorporated into the territory as an official city.
1872 · The First National Park

Age 32

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

Spanish: unexplained. This is a frequent name in Spain.

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

Sources (3)

  • Juana Valdez in household of Gabriel Valdez, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Juana Montoya in household of Jose Jesus Montoya, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Juana Valdez in household of Graviel Valdez, "United States Census, 1910"

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