Elvira Espinosa

3 May 1895–4 May 1953 (Age 58)
New Mexico, United States

The Life of Elvira

When Elvira Espinosa was born on 3 May 1895, in New Mexico, United States, her father, Antonio Epinosa, was 43 and her mother, Juanita Cordova, was 34. She married Juan Lujan on 26 January 1910, in Del Norte, Rio Grande, Colorado, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 7 daughters. She lived in Rio Grande, Colorado, United States in 1935 and Election Precinct 7, Rio Grande, Colorado, United States in 1940. She died on 4 May 1953, at the age of 58, and was buried in Sevenmile Plaza, Rio Grande, Colorado, United States.

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Juan Lujan
Elvira Espinosa
Marriage: 26 January 1910
Elisada Helen Lujan
Fidel E Lujan
Juana D Lujan
Martha M Lujan
Ada Lujan
Juan Benito Lujan
Arthur Lujan
Juannetta Lujan
Benjamin Robert Lujan
Beatrice Lujan
Delcina Della Lujan
Luis Toby Lujan

Spouse and Children

26 January 1910
Del Norte, Rio Grande, Colorado, United States


+7 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Antonio Epinosa


    Juanita Cordova




World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 1

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.
1901 · City Hall Built

Age 6

The Old Colorado Springs city Hall was built between 1901-1905. It was in use until 1997. The historical building was designed by Thomas Barber and Thomas MacLaren.

Age 17

New Mexico is the 47th state.

Name Meaning

Spanish: habitational name from any of the numerous places named Espinosa, from a collective form of espina ‘thorn’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Elvira Luegon in household of Juan Luegon, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Vera Lujan in household of Juan Lujan, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Elvira Lujan in household of Juan Lujan, "United States Census, 1930"

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