Did William H. Meyer and Maria Manuelita Vigil have a daughter named Christine Agnes Meyer born about 1875?
Does anyone know anything about the family of William and Maria Meyer. William and Maria were said to have been married in 1868.I can find them in the 1870 census but not in the 1880. The following is an on-line bio on William Meyer, William H. Costilla County 1883-1885 Republican
Born: Hanover, Germany (April 14, 1847) Died: Costilla County (August 22, 1923) Married: Mary Vigil (1868)
Cattleman. Came to U.S. around 1862; lived in Kentucky, Missouri, and New Mexico, before settling in Costilla County, sometime during 1865-1867. Became a cattle baron of the region including large land holdings. Always identified with interests of southern Colorado. Took active part in Territorial and State government as: Clerk of County and District Courts, 1867-1876; member of Territorial House of Representatives, 1870 & 1874; member of Constitutional Convention of 1875; member of Senate of General Assembly, 1877-1879, 1899-1903, 1907-1911. Gave life-long support to public school legislation and the cause of education. Served as member of first board of Trustees of State Normal School 1889. http://www.colorado.gov/dpa/doit/archives/offic/ltgov.html#Meyerhttp://www.colorado.gov/dpa/doit/archives/offic/ltgov.html#Meyer