When was the death of Monica (Torres) Montoya – the second child of Crespin and Andreita? Family stories say Monica died in childbirth, leaving behind a son, Juan José. Could she have died in childbirth with Tomasa, who was born Jan. 6, 1899? Neither Tomasa nor Monica appears in the June 1900 census. Death/burial records for Tomasa and Monica cannot be found. Here are a few key facts:
Thanks to Montoya cousins for information and photo. The picture of Monica, David and Juan José was taken in 1896.