Notes for Jose Rafael Martin(ez): BIRTH: 5 JUL 1820, New Mexico BAPTISM: 12 JUL 1820, Taos, New Mexico
Taos Baptisms 1701-1852 (Taos Baptisms 1701-1852, Thomas D. Martinez). PAGE: 352-353
Jose Rafael Martinez was born on July 5, 1820 in Santa Cruz, Santa Fe (El Rancho), New Mexico. He is the son of Jose Francisco Martin and Maria Ysabel Cortes, native of Taos and resident of San Francisco de Paula. He was baptized July 7, 1820. His padrinos were Jose Francisco Duran and Teodora Varela, vecinos. Paternal grandparents were Jose Joaquin Martin and Maria Candelaria Chavez.
Sources: Taos Baptisms 1701-1852, Thomas D. Martinez; pages 386, 398 Arroyo Hondo Book of Baptisms/Marriages 1852-1865 Nuestra Dolores, Maria Clara Martinez (Extracted from from LDS FHC Film #001622); page 14, 58, 59, 103, 195
Jose Rafael Martin married Maria Francisca Romero on August 30, 1841 in Taos, New Mexico. Jose Rafael was from Taos and Maria Francisca from San Juan de los Caballeros Parish in Arroyo Hondo. Source: Book of Marriages, Taos (1777-1882, Box 35; DPL G. 929.378953, B645).
8.30.1841: Rafael Martin hijo de Jose Francisco Martinez y de Maria Ysabel Cortes oriundo deste Curato de Taos y vecino de San Francisco de Paula con Francisca Romero soltera hija de Buenaventura Romero y de Maria del Rosario de Herrera oriunda del Curato de San Juan de los Caballerosy vecinos de la Plasa de Nuestra Senora de los Dolores de Arroyo Ondo. Padrinos Manuel Garcia y Maria Romero vecinos de la Plasa de los Dolores testigos Pablo Sandoval Y Jose Rafael Tenorio vecinos de la Plasa de Nuestra Senora de Guadalupe.
Jose Rafael was a native of Taos, resident of San Francisco de Paula. He was baptized July 12, 1820 in Taos.
He married Maria Francisca Romero on August 30, 1841in Taos, NM.
Known children of Jose Rafael and Maria Francisca:
i. Juan Bautista, born September 17, 1842 in Taos, NM. Baptized July 21, 1842 ii. Maria Eulogia, born in Taos, baptized in Arroyo Hondo on December 3, 1844, 3 days old iii. Maria Ysidora, baptized May 19, 1847, 5 days old iv. Juan Pablo, baptized June 30, 1849, 6 days old v. Bartolome, born February 21, 1851, baptized February 26, 1851 vi. Maria Agustina, born August 25, 1853 at Rancho de San Francisco de Padua, baptized August 28, 1853 vii. Juan Santos, baptized March 27, 1856 -- born in Costilla and baptized at Arroyo Hondo viii. Maria Tomasa, born December, 1856 in Costilla, NM and baptized December30, 1856 in Arroyo Hondo ix. Jose Cipriano, born September 28, 1859 and baptized October 25, 1859, 28 days old. x. Maria Agapita xi. Jose Tomas, born September 6, 1862 in Costilla, NM; baptized September 15, 1862 (9 days old) in Conejos xii. Maria del Rosario, born on April 24, 1865 in Costilla, NM and baptized April 30, 1865 (6 days old)
NOTES for Jose Rafael:
According to the 1850 New Mexico Territorial Census, Vol. III for Taos and San Miguel Counties, Edited by Margaret Leonard Windham, page 19, Jose Rafael Martin, age 30, his wife, Maria Francisca, age 27, their children: Juan Bautista, age 9; Maria Ysidora, age 3; Juan de los Reyes, age 2; a female named Maria Refugio Pacheco, and Jose Navoso, age 6 were living in the Taos area at the time.
1860 Federal Census, Costilla, Taos County, New Mexico; Roll 715, Book 1, Page 111.
Dwelling 1296: Rafael Martinez age 40, Farmer; REV: $1,000; PPV: $600.00 Francisca Romero age 33, wife born in Rio Arriba Juan Bautista age 18, son, farm laborer Maria Ysidora age 13, daughter Bartolome age 10, son (Maria) Agustina age 7, daughter Juan Santos age 4, son (Jose) CIPRIANO age 10 months, son -- my paternal great-grandfather
Cruz Naranjo, My paternal great-great grandmother's father lived in dwelling 1367. Isabel Naranjo, my paternal grandfather's mother, was not yet born. 1860 Federal Census, Costilla, Taos County, New Mexico; Roll 715, Book 1, Page 119.
Naranjo, Cruz 28 m farm laborer PPV: $60.00 Able to read and write Taos Martinez, Patrocinia 26 f wife Able to read and write Rio Arriba Naranjo, Juana 3 f daughter Naranjo, Josefa 8 months daughter
1870 Census, New Mexico, Taos County, Costilla. Roll 896, Book 1, page 591a; Town of Costilla, Enumerated August 2,1870. Enumerator: Juan Santistevan.
Martinez, Rafael 46m farmer REV: $350.00 PPV: $450.00 could read and write Francisca 40f keeping house Juan Santos 14m farm laborer Jose Cipriano 11m Tomas 8m Rosario 6f
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