Searching for information and members of the Calleja family
We are thought to descend from Felix Maria Calleja del Rey
b. 1750 He was a general for the Spanish in the war of Independance in the early 1800's his sucess earned him the title Conde de Calderon after a famous battle . He was then appointed Viceroy of new Spain. The last one. I may be missing a generation but my records start at
Juan Maria Calleja b. around 1800 Oaxaca
m. Loreto Lastra
son Leopoldo Enoch Calleja b. 1850's Oaxaca d. 1930 Mexico D.F.
daughter Consuelo b. 1892 d.1891 m. Oliver Youngs
m.2 Natalia Zamora b. 27 Jul 1874 Oaxaca d.1956 MexicoD.F.
Esperanza d. aroun 1975
Elisa and Eloisa twins
Stella d.around 1990
Artemis b.20 Oct 1908 Guadalajara d.1999
Carlos and Carolina twins
Due to his connections to the government of Francisco Madero the Family fled Mexico for New York in 1913 and returned through Texas to Piedras Negra, Coahuila where he operated the Primitivo Instituto Homeopatico Mexicano for some years before returning to Mexico City
I am the grandson of Artemis Calleja and was familiar with my Great aunts Consuelo and Stella, remember meeting Esperanza and Albertand am aware Carolina is still living in San Antonio Texas
I am hoping to here from any one with connections to this family