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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William Clarence Montgomery
Adalaida Chavez
Marriage: 1890
Daniel Theodore Montgomery
Nellie Mae Montgomery

Spouse and Children

    William Clarence Montgomery



Peralta, Valencia, New Mexico, United States


Parents and Siblings



    Athenia Griego


    Adelina Chavez



    Sara Chavez



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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