My grandmother was Julia Sierra, daughter of
Daniel and Dulcinea Sierra. Dulcinea born 1880
in Cerro, New Mexico, She was the daughter of
Some information from me
1. Manuel Antonio GALLEGOS.Born on 11 Sep 1835 in Arroyo Hondo, New Mexico. Manuel Antonio died in Cerro, New Mexico. Buried in Cerro New Mexico.
Manuel Antonio,age 10, Eduardo, age 6, and Francisco, age 15 in the US 1850 Taos County Census, are listed in the household of Juan Jose Santistevan, 30, and Maria Estefana Gallegos, 25, and this couple's child, Juana, 2 months old.
At his marriagein 1856 his name is listed as J. Emanuel Gallegos but no parents are listed from Arroyo Hondo. At his second marriage in 1863 his name is listed as ManuelAntonio, widower of Francisca Pacheco, son of Benito Gallegos and Maria Micaela Garcia from Cerro de Guadalupe (Cerro, NM).
Manuel Antonio is listed as Manuel Gallegos, age 30 in US 1860 Arroyo Hondo Census along with his wife, Maria Francisca Pacheco, age 29, and Epifanio, 10. A child, Maria Albina was born around 1857 but the child is not with them.His first wife died, and he moved to Cerro,NM.
Juan Bautista was Bapt. 12/16/1864 at Arroyo Hondo and lists Rio Colorado as the place of residence (Rio Colorado as the place of residence could be in error.It could have been Cerro).It would then appear Manuel Antonio by 1864 had left Arroyo Hondo, and was living in Rio Colorado or Cerro.By 1870 he appears in the 1870 Cerro Census.
He is in 1870 Cerro Census, age 27, Juliana, (his new wife), 22 (1848), and Juan B., 5 (childmay have died).In 1880 Cerro Census,the surname is listed as, Manuel, 40, SheepRaising, Juliana, 38, son, Candido, 14, son, Nazario, 13, dau, Matilde, 12. Also in 1885 Cerro Census, age 50, M. Juliana (his wife), 40, and 6 children, Maria Manuela, 14, Nazario, 12, Candido, 9, Manuelita, 6, andDulcinea, 5.
In 1900 Cerro Census, he is listed as born 6/1839, age 60, married for 36 (would make him married in 1864) years, his wife, Juliana as born 1/1848, children: Manuela, born 12/1879, Maria de los Reyes, 12/188, Manuela Antonia, 4/1890, had 12 children and 7 are alive.
Listed as Manuel A. Gallegos, 73, wife,(Julianita), 68, married 46 yrs.with 7 of 12 children living in the 1910 Cerro Census.
On 13 Oct 1856 when Manuel Antonio was 21, he first married Maria Francisca PACHECO, daughterof Francisco PACHECO & Maria Sarafina MAESTAS, in Arroyo Honda, NM. Born on 27 Jun 1841 in Alcalde, New Mexico; Plaza del Alcalde; Maria Francisca died in Arroyo Honda, NMbef1870, she was 28.
They had thefollowing children:
2i.Jose Epifanio (1855-1924)
ii. Maria Albina. Born on 12/21/1857, Bapt. 12/25/1857 at Arroyo Hondo in Arroyo Honda, NM.
At her Bapt. her parents are listed as Manuel Gallegos and Maria Francisca Pacheco with Padrinos:Teodora SANCHEZ and Maria Antonio Quintana.
At her birth,the family was still at Arroyo Hondo. Her mother appears in the 1860 Arroyo Hondo Census, age 29 with her husband, Manuel, 30 and Epifanio, 10, but without Maria Albina who may have died. Her father remarried at Cerro shortly after hiswife's death.
On 23 Nov 1863when Manuel Antonio was 28, he second married Juliana CANDELARIA, daughter of Jose Rafael CANDELARIA & Maria Concepcion MAESTAS, in Arroyo Honda, NM.Born in 1848 per 1870 Cerro Census.
They had thefollowing children:
i.JuanBautista. Born on Bapt. 12/16/1864 at Arroyo Hondo in Rio Colorado, NM.
3ii. Matilde (1868-1949)
4iii. Jose Nasario (1873-)
5iv. Jose Candido (1876-)
v. MariaManuela. Born in 1879 per 1885 Cerro Census in Cerro, New Mexico.
Maria Manuelamarried Bonifacio ARCHULETA.
vi. MariaDulcinea. Born in 1880 per 1885 Cerro Census in Cerro, New Mexico.
On 19 Nov 1897 when Maria Dulcinea was 17, she married Daniel SIERRA, son of Antonio SIERRA & Maria Juliana MASCARENAS, in Taos, New Mexico.
vii. MariaLucaria. Born on 8 Oct 1884 in Cerro, New Mexico.
viii.JoseEsequias. Born on 17 Mar 1887 in Cerro, NM.
ix. Mariade los Reyes. Born on 11 Jul 1889, Bapt. at Costilla in Cerro, NM.
According tofamily information, she was committed to NM State Hospital, Las Vegas, NM.Her Bapt. Padrinos are Victoriano Salazarand Maria SistaSantistevan.
x. Manuela Antonia. Born on 14 Apr 1891 in Cerro, New Mexico. Manuela Antonia died in May 1973, she was 82. Buried in Cerro, New Mexico.
At her marriage her name is listed as Maria Antonia. Visited with her at her home in Cerro about 25 years old.According to her, Epifanio's parents were Manuel Antonio Gallegos and Francisca Chacon (surname is Pacheco) and the paternal grandparents as Benito Gallegos and Miquela Garcia.She thought Benito might have been from the Black Lake area by AngelFire.
On 8 Nov 1915 when Manuela Antonia was 24, she married Jose Lucrecio SALAZAR, son of Daniel SALAZAR & Maria Encarnacion MARTINEZ, in Costilla, NM. Born on 9 Jul 1894in Cerro, NM.
2. JoseEpifanio GALLEGOS.Born in 1855 per 1885 Cerro Census in Arroyo Hondo New Mexico. Jose Epifanio died in Questa New Mexico on 13 May 1924, he was 69.
At his marriage, his mother is listed as Maria Francisca Pacheco difunta. No church record of his baptism has been found. Appears as age 10 with his father and mother is the 1860 Arroyo Hondo Census.His listed age of 10 would appear to be incorrect. The 1885 Cerro Census listed his age as 30 thus born in 1855 which is probably more accurate then 1850.
Padrinos at his wedding on 10/10/1881 are Domingo Gallegos and Maria Ramona Vasquez. Jose Epifanio is still at Cerro in the 1885 Census, age 30, Victoria, 19 (his wife),and Santos (this would have to be Juan Santos), age unclear but looks like 2/4 which is incorrect since Juan Santos was born 11/1/1882.
It appears Jose Epifanio moved his family to Questa since the family appears at Questa in 1910 Census previously he appeared in the Cerro Censuses.Jose Epifanio is listed as age 47, Victoria, 36, married for 28yrs. with 6 children and 4 living with children: Adelina, 12 and Facunda, 9 inthe 1910 Questa Census.At Questa in1920 Census, age 67, wife, Victoria, 53; children: Adelina, 21, Facunda, 17.
In the 1900 US Cerro Census, he is listed asborn April 1857, age 43, married for 22 years (1875) his wife, Victoria, born 5/1862, age 38, Juan Santos, born 4/1882, age 18, Nestora, 3/1891, and Adelina born 5/1897 and with 6 children and 6 alive.
His son, Juan Santos married Maria JosefaAlmendarez from Questa in 1907.
On 10 Oct 1881when Jose Epifanio was 26, he married Maria Victoria ARCHULETA, daughter of Antonio Maria ARCHULETA & Maria Nestora MEDINA, in Taos, New Mexico. Born on 21 Mar 1864 in Rio Colorado, NM. Maria Victoria died in Questa, New Mexicoin 1950, she was 85.
They had thefollowing children:
6i. Juan Santos (1882-1957)
7ii. Maria Irinea (1886-1963)
8iii. Beatrice (1891-1990)
iv. Anselmo.Born on 27 Mar 1895 in Cerro, NM.
Bapt. Padrinosare Julian Segura and Virginia Martinez.
v. Adelina.Born on 25 Apr 1898 in Cerro, NM. Adelina died in Alamosa, Colorado.
Her Bapt.Padrinos are Matias Gallegos and Maria de la Luz Quintana. In 1920 QuestaCensus, age 21 with her parents, and sister, Facunda, 17.
Adelina marriedJose De La Luz MARTINEZ.
vi. MariaFacunda. Born on 19 Mar 1902 in Cerro New Mexico.
17 yrs of age in1920 Questa Census with her parents, father, age 67, mother, 53 and sister,Adelina, 21.
Maria Facunda married Jose Nazario ARCHULETA, son of Hipolito ARCHULETA & Maria AscensionHERRERA. Born on 13 May 1883 in Rio Colorado, NM. Jose Nazario died in MonteVista, Colorado on 13 Mar 1951, he was 67.