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Pedro Garduno(Nambe, NM) & (Salida, Co) information on murder and family

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Jose Remgio VALDEZ & Juana Maria MONTOLLA

Posted: 12 Feb 2010 11:59AM GMT
Classification: Biography
Surnames: Valdez, Montoya/Montolla, Medina, Sanchez, Martinez, Gonzales, Ribera, Mascarenas Jacquez, Widdowes,
My Grandfather on my paternal side is Jose Remigio Valdez, born circa 1874, died on 24 December 1939 in Farmington, San Juan County, New Mexico.

Remigio married Juana Maria Montolla.
Juanita's parents were Juan Pablo Montolla and Maria Dolores Medina.

Maria Dolores Medina may also be known as Maria Dolores Sanchez.

I have found a few Remigio Valdez persons, it is a possibility my Grandfather was a Junior, named for his father of the same name.

Not one of my numerous aunts and uncles ever inquired about their father's ancestors.

I have located several sibling birth records, not one of them had the paternal or maternal grandparents listed.

My Grandmother Juanita's children are:

Maria Lucia Valdez, circa 1904, died 23 December 1939 in Farmington, San Juan County, New Mexico. She married Carlos (Charlie) Martinez.

Lucy died on 23rd, Remigio hearing about his favorite daughter's death had a stroke and died the next day.

Demetrio Valdez was the second born, he was born 15 May 1907.

Adelido (Adelaido) Valdez, born 03 Sep 1910. Died 31 Jan 1978, St. Mary's Church, Greenlawn Cemetary, Farmington, San Juan County, New Mexico.

Eloisa (Elsie) Valdez, born Circa 1913, she married a fidler named Abe Gonzales, no children.

Fidela Maria Valdez, born 04 May 1915, she married three time. Jacquez (Jaquez), Widdowes, and Silviano Salomon Martinez. She also died in Farmington, San Juan County, New Mexico.

Fidela had seven children.

Jose Bernadino Valdez, born 22 Dec 1918, he died at a very young age, I do not know what caused his death.

My father: Nestor Amadeo Valdez, he was often called Ben. He was born 02 March 1923 in La Plata, New Mexico. He married Maria Anita Ribera of La Fragua, New Mexico. Her parents were of Folsom, and Chamita, New Mexico.

Last child born to Remigio and Juanita is Maclovia (Maxine) Deluvina Valdez, she is still living, she was born in La Plata, New Mexico.

My tia Maxine married Alfonso Abel Mascarenas.

I was told my Grandfather Remigio was of Native American origin, residing in Colorado, moved to New Mexico. Most of the family lived in Farmington, San Juan, New Mexico.

I do not have any more information on my Paternal Grandfather. Maybe some day someone will be related.

My Grandmother Juanita Montoya had these siblings:


Jose Demecio

Isabel Gender either male or female.



Jose Raymundo, married Justa Barela, children, Librada, Jose Candelario, Manuela, Daniel Jose, Jose Felipe, he married Maria Cecelia Lobato.

Jose Exelso

Maria Albina, she married: 1. Escanio Rendon and 2. Jose German Barela.

Maria Concepcion


Barbara Gonzalez

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