Sunday, July 11, 2010

Family Puzzle 1

Starting top, left to right:
  • Joe Sanchez, about 16 here in early 1919, served in the Army, married Patsy Padilla, and raised two children in Los Angeles. His parents are Moises and Domitila Sanchez.
  • Luis Torres, 17, son of Apolonio and Aurora Torres, married Petrita Naranjo, of Reserve, N.M., in 1936 in Socorro. He probably remarried and died in Los Angeles.
  • Juan Jose Montoya, 22, son of deceased Monica Montoya, served in the Army, married Sara Sanchez of Tucson in 1920 and raised three sons. The family ended up in Los Angeles.
  • Baby Marcelina Sanchez, a 2-year-old held by dad Victor, grew up and married James Chiado. She had 3 daughters and spent her life in Albuquerque.
  • Victor Sanchez, 26, son of Moises and Domitila, was married to Balbina Palladini and later Charlotte Paiz. Many of their children’s families live in Albuquerque and some in California.
  • Ignacio Torres, age 43, is a son of Crespin and Andreita. He married widow Andreita (Montoya) Marquez. They are buried at San Miguel Catholic Cemetery in Socorro. Another child would be born to them the following year.
  • Ignacio’s 2-year-old daughter, Margarita, grew up in Socorro and married Atanacio Lujan. They raised five sons.
  • Apolonio Torres, age 45, is the eldest son of Crespin and Andreita.
  • Josefina, 4, daughter of Apolonio, later married Clemente Diaz. Her family lived in Los Angeles.
  • Baby Clarence, not yet 2 years old here, is also Apolonio's son. He moved to Los Angeles and died there at age 52. He had two sons.
  • Moises Sanchez, age 70, spouse of Domitila, died in Socorro in 1921.
  • Al Sanchez, age 4, in front of his granddad, is the oldest son of Francisco and Maria. Al lived most of his life in the Los Angeles area with his family.

No comments:

Post a Comment