Jose Malaquis Velasquez

1917–2003 (Age 85)
Saguache, Saguache, Colorado, United States

The Life of Jose Malaquis

When Jose Malaquis Velasquez was born on 22 October 1917, in Saguache, Saguache, Colorado, United States, his father, Herminio Velasquez, was 32 and his mother, Louisa Gonzales, was 21. He died on 25 January 2003, in Del Norte, Rio Grande, Colorado, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Del Norte Cemetery, Del Norte, Rio Grande, Colorado, United States.

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Jose Malaquis Velasquez
Emma Maria Martinez

Spouse & Children

Parents & Siblings

  • Herminio Velasquez


  • Female1896–1985Female



+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 1

To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.
1918 · The Broadmoor Resort Opens

Age 1

On June 29 1918, the much anticipated Broadmoor Resort opens. It is the handy work of entrepreneur Spencer Penrose.

Age 24

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

Spanish (Velásquez): patronymic from the personal name Velasco .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Malaquias Velasquez in household of Herminio Velasquez, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Jose Melaquis Velasquez, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Headstone image of Jose Melaquias Velasouez from

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