Many Hispanic families converted to Protestant (Methodist, Prebyterian, Baptist) from 1850-1900.
Locations include: Peralta NM (Valencia County),Socorro NM, Albuqueque NM, Las Vegas NM, Las Cruces NM, Chimayo NM, Taos NM, San Luis (Valley) CO, Conejos CO, Las Mesitas CO, Cenicero CO, Del Norte CO, Dulce CO.
My extended family includes many of these early families and many ministers.
Some surnames are: CHAVEZ, BACA, PADILLA, TELLES, PINO, PEREA, COSTALES, RENDON, GONZALES, FLORES, SANCHEZ, CANDELARIA, RODRIGUEZ, SHAW, VAN WAGNER, FULTON, CORDOVA, QUINTANA, MADRID, ORTEGA, MANZANARES, RUYBAL, VAN WAGNER, SHAW, FULTON, etc.
Anyone having/needing info on this topic is welcome to contact me.