Estella Martinez

1873–November 1953 (Age 80)
Colorado, United States

The Life of Estella

When Estella Martinez was born in 1873, in Colorado, United States, her father, Juan de Jesus Martin, was 41 and her mother, Maria Encarnacion/Concepcion Vasquez, was 24. She married Manuel Vigil on 1 September 1887, in Trinidad, Las Animas, Colorado, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 daughters. She lived in Garcia, Costilla, Colorado Territory, United States in 1900 and Thatcher, Las Animas, Colorado, United States in 1930. She died in November 1953, in Gilroy, Santa Clara, California, United States, at the age of 80.

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Family Time Line

Manuel Vigil
1860–1930
Estella Martinez
1873–1953
Marriage: 1 September 1887
Maria Refugio Vigil
1888–
Refugio Martinez
1890–
Demecia Vigil
1900–1987
Jacinta Vigil
1903–

Spouse and Children

    Manuel Vigil

    Male1860–1930Male

    Female1873–1953Female

MARRIAGE
1 September 1887
Trinidad, Las Animas, Colorado, United States
children

(4)

    Maria Refugio Vigil

    Female1888–Female

    Refugio Martinez

    Female1890–Female

    Female1900–1987Female

    Jacinta Vigil

    Female1903–Female

Parents and Siblings

    Juan de Jesus Martin

    Male1832–1891Male

    Maria Encarnacion/Concepcion Vasquez

    Female1849–1910Female

siblings

(7)

    Maria Virginia Martin

    Female1867–Female

    Maria Leonor Martin

    Female1868–Female

    Josefa Martinez

    Female1872–Female

    Female1873–1953Female

    Anacleta Martinez

    Female1874–Female

+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 2

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.
1880

Age 7

Historical Boundaries: 1880: Las Animas, Colorado, United States
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 23

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

Spanish (Martínez): patronymic from the personal name Martin .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Stella A Vigil in household of Manuel Vigil, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Estela Martinez in household of Juan Martinez, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Estelia Vigil in household of Manuel Vigil, "United States Census, 1900"

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