José Benito Maes

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About José Benito Maes

From Forgotten Cuchareños of the Lower Valley by Virginia Sanchez:

http://books.google.by/books?id=y3d_6Q6QJBAC&pg=PA139&lpg=PA139&dq=...

Pages 31-35 are missing from the sample book. Page 33 apparently applies to Jose Benito Maes and his family.

Applicable Footnotes:

86. Maes Creek, Maes Creek Cemetery, and Maes Trail into the Greenhorn Mountains are named for Jose Benito Maes. Today, Maes Creek Cemetery is known as the Valdez Cemetery. Juan Santos Valdez donated the land for the cemetery. Maes, "Following in the Footsteps of our Ancestors from Santa Fe to Maes Creek", 34.

88. Martinez, "Extracts of the 1865-1881 Birth and Marriage Records," 8.

  • "Maria Antonia Mes, 23-year-old Navajo in the family of Benito Mes and Maria Paula Sanchez." Their two biological children served as godparents.

89. Colorado Society of Hispanic Genealogy: "Nuestra Senora de los Siete Dolores Registros de Matrimoniales," 114.

  • "On 21 December 1881, Benito Maes, widower of Paula Archuleta, son of Paulin Maes and Ignacia Varela, both deceased, with Antonia Navajosa (Navajo)." Paula Archuleta's name also appears in records as Paula Sanchez.

according to Primo Arthur F Maes's book; From Santa Fe to Maes Creek; Jose Benito Maes son of Juan Paulin Maes became a citizen of three different countries without leaving northern New Mexico he was under the flags of Spain, Mexico and the united States, he took his family into Colorado Territory and settled Maes Creek....

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José Benito Maes's Timeline

1811
1811
1832
July 3, 1832
Ranchitos de Taos, Rio Arriba, Nuevo México, Mexico
1835
February 21, 1835
Arroyo Hondo, Rio Arriba, Nuevo México, Mexico
1837
July 15, 1837
Arroyo Hondo, Rio Arriba, Nuevo México, Mexico
1841
March 29, 1841
Arroyo Hondo, Rio Arriba, Nuevo México, Mexico
1843
December 6, 1843
San Antonio del Rio Colorado, Rio Arriba, Nuevo México, Mexico
1843
Arroyo Hondo, Rio Arriba, Nuevo México, Mexico
1846
February 7, 1846
San Antonio del Rio Colorado, Rio Arriba, Nuevo México, Mexico
1848
January 23, 1848
San Antonio del Rio Colorado, Rio Arriba, New Mexico Territory, United States