Martin Fresquez

7 August 1872–14 February 1953 (Age 80)
Socorro, El Paso, Texas, United States

The Life of Martin

When Martin Fresquez was born on 7 August 1872, in Socorro, El Paso, Texas, United States, his father, Juan de la Cruz Fresquez, was 27 and his mother, Maria Bruna Padilla, was 25. He married Maria Sara Apodaca on 18 February 1895, in Socorro, El Paso, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 7 daughters. He lived in Justice Precinct 3, Mason, Texas, United States in 1930 and Justice Precinct 3, El Paso, Texas, United States in 1940. He died on 14 February 1953, in Socorro, El Paso, Texas, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Socorro, El Paso, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Martin Fresquez
1872–1953
Maria Sara Apodaca
1875–1947
Marriage: 18 February 1895
Luisa Fresques
1898–
Delfina Fresques
1900–
Isabel Fresquez
1902–1997
Inez Frescas
1903–
Maria Frescas
1905–
Blaza Fresquez
1907–1972
Juan Angel Fresquez
1908–2006
Secilia Fresquez
1912–
Miguel Fresquez
1913–
Santiago Fresquez
1915–1993
Jose Alfonzo Fresquez
1919–2010
Martin Fresquez
1920–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
18 February 1895
Socorro, El Paso, Texas, United States
children

(12)

    Luisa Fresques

    Female1898–Female

    Delfina Fresques

    Female1900–Female

    Female1902–1997Female

    Inez Frescas

    Female1903–Female

    Maria Frescas

    Female1905–Female

+7 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Juan de la Cruz Fresquez

    Male1844–1894Male

    Maria Bruna Padilla

    Female1846–1931Female

siblings

(4)

    Juan Elzeario Fresquez

    Male1867–Male

    Delfina Fresquez

    Female1869–Female

    Male1872–1953Male

    Jinio Fresques

    Male1876–1951Male

World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 3

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1876 · Segregation Laws Are Passed

Age 4

A new state constitution was passed in 1876, announcing the segregation of schools.
1894 · Texas Files Lawsuit Against Standard Oil Company

Age 22

Under the direction of Governor Jim Hogg, Texas filed a lawsuit against John D. Rockefeller for violating state monopoly laws. Hogg argued that Standard Oil Company and Water-Piece Oil Company of Missouri were engaged in illegal practices like price fixing, rebates, and consolidation. Rockefeller was indicted, but never tried in a court of law; other employees of his company were convicted as guilty.

Name Meaning

Hispanic (Frésquez): unexplained.

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

Sources (3)

  • Martin Frequez, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Martin Frescas, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Martin Fresques, "United States Census, 1900"

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