Adalaida Chavez

22 June 1872–30 June 1953 (Age 81)
New Mexico Territory, United States

The Life of Adalaida

When Adalaida Chavez was born on 22 June 1872, in New Mexico Territory, United States, her father, Jose Teodosio Fernando Chavez, was 35 and her mother, Maria Juana Rufina Chavez, was 30. She married William Clarence Montgomery in 1890, in Peralta, Valencia, New Mexico, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She died on 30 June 1953, in Muskegon Township, Muskegon, Michigan, United States, at the age of 81.

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Family Time Line

William Clarence Montgomery
1857–1909
Adalaida Chavez
1872–1953
Marriage: 1890
Daniel Theodore Montgomery
1893–1970
Nellie Mae Montgomery
1895–1935

Spouse and Children

    William Clarence Montgomery

    Male1857–1909Male

    Female1872–1953Female

MARRIAGE
1890
Peralta, Valencia, New Mexico, United States
children

(2)

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(5)

    Athenia Griego

    Female1866–1929Female

    Adelina Chavez

    Female1867–Female

    Female1872–1953Female

    Sara Chavez

    Female1874–1942Female

    Male1877–1964Male

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.
1879 · New State Capitol Building Dedicated

Age 7

After the second state capitol had been destroyed, Michigan Governor Henry P. Baldwin initiated the passing of a bill that would cover the costs for a new building. The bill was adopted and raised over $1 million by a six year state income tax. Architect Elijah E. Myers' design named Tuebor, or I will defend, was selected and he was commissioned to design the new capitol building. The renaissance revival brick and sandstone building soared 267 feet from the ground and was dedicated on January 1, 1879.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 24

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 (Chávez): variant spelling of Chaves .

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

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Sources (2)

  • Adela Chavez in entry for Joseph Feyrer and Nellie M Montgomery, "New York, County Marriages, 1847-1848; 1908-1936"
  • Adela Chavez in entry for Joseph Feyrer and Nellie M Montgomery, "New York, County Marriages, 1847-1848; 1908-1936"

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