Juan Jose Apodaca

New Mexico, United States

The Life of Juan Jose

When Juan Jose Apodaca was born in 1875, in New Mexico, United States, his father, Diego Apodaca, was 29 and his mother, Manuela Gutierrez, was 23. He lived in San Marcial, Socorro, New Mexico, United States in 1880.

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Diego Apodaca
Manuela Gutierrez
Andrea "Andreita" Apodaca
Prudencia Apodaca
Jesus Maria Apodaca
Carolina Apodaca
Juan Jose Apodaca

Parents and Siblings


    Manuela Gutierrez




World Events (3)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 0

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.
1875 · A New Civil Rights Act

Age 0

During the response to civil rights violations to African Americans, the bill was passed giving African Americans equal treatment in public accommodations, public transportation, and to prohibit exclusion from jury duty. While many in the public opposed this law, the African Americans greatly favored it.

Age 37

New Mexico is the 47th state.

Name Meaning

Castilianized form of Basque Apodaka, a habitational name from a place in Araba province, Basque Country. The place name is of disputed etymology; it may be based on the word abi or ahabi ‘bilberry’.

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

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  • Juan Jose Apodaca in household of Diego Apadaca, "United States Census, 1880"

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