An extract from Facing the Light is now available for reading on Somos en escrito magazine at http://www.somosenescrito.blogspot.com and for background information: http://somosenescrito.blogspot.com/2010/02/bienvenidos.htmlby Carlos Melendrez
New Book by Armando Rendón: Up to Earth, An Ecopoesy Chapbook
Sol, Sombra, y la Tierra, autobiographical trilogy by Adelina Ortiz de Hill, order information! Now available from Amazon.com
In Memory of Paul Gochet (1932-2011)
In Memory of Ivor Grattan-Guinness (1941- December 12, 2014)
Thus Spoke Pius XII/Ainsi Parlait Pie XII List of almost 2,000 newspaper articles from the 30s and 40s documenting his opposition to Nazism and anti-semitism. Updated July 9, 2014. Latet additions about Kristallnacht.
List of Some German, Austrian Priests and Western European Catholic Bishops Arrested or Harmed by the Nazis with a picture of Fr. Jacques Sommet, Jesuit, drawn by a monk in Dachau!! Updated January 2013.
Antonio de Molina Delgado (d. 1766) and Juana de Chavarria Butron (b. 1705)
Pedro de Chavarria Butrón and Maria Francisca de Ureña (married 1698)
Manuel Francisco Delgado (1738-1814) and Maria Josefa Garcia de Noriega y Velarde Cossio (1767-1811)
Velarde Family Genealogy (from about 1700) New son for Joseph Garcia de Noriega and his wife Rosalia Velarde Cosio, plus his description!
Maria Josefa Garcia de Noriega y Velarde y Cosío de Delgado (1767-1811)
Fernando Delgado y Garcia de Noriega (1789-1821) and Ana Maria Ortiz Service record for Fernando from 1818. Story of his death at the hands of Indians from Fabiola Cabeza de Baca y Delgado de Gilbert's notes. Eye-witness account of Ana Maria's household in El Paso.
Doctor Mariano Samaniego y Delgado (1832-1905) The distinguished grandson of Fernando and Ana Maria. Read about his studies at the Faculté de Médecine in Paris! Grandfather of the famous movie star Ramon Novarro!!
Maria del Refugio Samaniego y Delgado (abt. 1830-1900) and Alejandro Guillermo Daguerre (1813-1885)
Padre Ramon Ortiz y Miera (1814-1896)
Manuel Salustiano Delgado (1792-1854) and Maria de la Luz Baca y Ortiz (abt. 1799-1864) Learn about the red and white makeup worn by ladies to dances! Portrait of Manuel S. by the artist Ionitza and mining statutes written by Manuel S. in 1844! More information about Manuel S.'s mining activities and his death
Marcos Delgado y Garcia de Noriega (1785?-185?) and Guadalupe Valdez Picture of their granddaughter Marcolfa and her husband!
José Manuel (Ismel) Delgado (b. 1835) New! With photos!
Simon Delgado y Baca (1815-1867) and Peregrina Campbell Portrait of Simon by the artist Ionitza!
Josefa Gregoria Delgado y Baca de Romero y Baca (1816-1877) Great portrait of Josefa by the artist Ionitza! Information about Margarito Romero y Delgado. Benigno Romero y Delgado helps the mentally ill!
The Hermit of El Porvenir The Romeros and Delgados help hermit! New information about the hermit!
Pablo Delgado y Baca (1822-1873) and Irenea Nolan, Trinidad Lucero More facts about Felipe Delgado y Lopez, the Hollywood singer! Learn about Carlos Arturo Armijo y Delgado, who died on the Bataan Death March.
Fernando Delgado y Baca (1826-1875) and Trinidad Cabeza de Baca (1833-1917)
Felipe S. Delgado y Baca (1829-1895) and Benigna Garcia de la Mora y Romero (1837-1908) Interesting facts about Felipe S.'s childhood and his children. Learn about grandson Felipe S. Delgado y Salazar, the California barber, who won the Irish Sweepstakes by betting on a horse with the same name as a duck of his that he killed and ate.
Benigna Garcia de la Mora y Romero de Delgado and Children (about 1868) Account of a January 1854 marriage in Santa Fe!
Indian Superintendent Felipe S. Delgado 1865-1866
Don Felipe S. Delgado y Baca 1829-1895 Great picture with eye-witness description by Cleofas Jaramillo!
Felipe B. Delgado y Baca (1842-1908) and Lucia Ortiz (1850-1935) Eye-witness account of Felipe B.'s in-law's home in Santa Fe. Picture of Felipe B.
Luz Delgado y Garcia (1854-1907) and Manuel Valdes (1846-1928) Pictures of Luz and Manuel. Obituaries of grandson Leonard T. Valdes (1922-2002)
Sister Gertrude, Sister Victoria, Sister Ramona
Emilio Delgado y Garcia de la Mora (1887-1943) and Manuelita Gonzales y Delgado (1898-1950) New great photos from their great grandson
Don Juan Delgado y Lucero (1853-1935) and Modesta Lopez (1861-1935)
Rumalda Delgado y Lopez de Armijo (1900-1992)
Alfredo F. Delgado y Garcia de la Mora (1879-1929) and Catalina Garcia de Noriega y Larragoite (1881- 1915)
Margaret Delgado y Garcia de Noriega de Ortiz (1900-1993) Tells About her Life Recorded by Paul Milford Hill and Michael Ortiz Hill.
Loretto Academy Graduation Picture of Margaret Delgado (1919)
Political Ads for Margaret Delgado de Ortiz
Estefana Delgado y Baca de Cabeza de Baca (1833-1912) Learn about how Estefana sewed on her son's nose!
Fabiola Cabeza de Baca y Delgado y Delgado de Gilbert (1898-1991) Photo with memories of her by Adelina Ortiz de Hill. A new racy photo of her!
Governor Ezequiel Cabeza de Baca y Delgado (1864-1917) Moving story of his fight for New Mexicans!
Elba Cabeza de Baca y Gallegos (1918-2010) New! A new picture of Elba in her youth
Pablo Cabeza de Baca y Delgado (1867-1940) Selections from his "simple history of a humble man who reflected on the times during his life".
Juanita Cabeza de Baca (abt. 1851-betw. 1888-1900) and Théodore Fabrice Henry Gaussoin (1841-1913)
Descendants of Juanita Cabeza De Baca and Theodore Gaussoin, by Merle Price
Ortiz Ladron de Guevara Family Genealogy (from about 1620) With picture of the church of the Santa Veracruz in Mexico City where Ortizs were married and baptized in the 17th century. The story of El Niño Ladron
El Greco's Painting of Cardinal don Fernando Niño de Guevara, Grand Inquisitor on a Laotian Stamp!
Alfonso Ortiz (b. 1811) and Juana Maria Romero (b. 1824)
Francisco Ortiz y Romero (1848-1931) and Alcaria Valencia y Ortega (aka Alcaria Barbero) (1858-1946)
Cruz Valencia (1824-1901) Pablo Barbero (Rodriguez)
Matiana Ortega (1839-1908) and Ramon Valencia
Alcaria Valencia y Ortega de Ortiz (aka Alcaria Barbero y Valencia de Ortiz) Memories of her grandchildren Frank and Adelina
Sofio Ortiz y Barbero (1883-1966) and Rufina Rivera de Ortiz (1891-1967) Photos thanks to their grandchildren
Lourdes Ortiz (1893-1957) and Juan Howland (1883-1924)
Antonia Ortiz (1887-1979) and Juan Callahan (1883-1948)
Barbero Family Pictures (sent by Mark Webb y Barbero)
Frank Valencia Ortiz (1897-1992) Tells About his Life up until 1921 Recorded by grandsons Paul and Michael
Picture of Frank Valencia Ortiz in Mexico on the Cinco de Mayo in 1920
Campaign Poster of Frank Valencia Ortiz Plus excerpts from Sol, Sombra y la Tierra
Wedding of Frank Valencia Ortiz and Margaret Delgado y Garcia de Noriega
Three Year Old Adelina Ortiz y Delgado
Neno Carillo From Sol, Sombra y la Tierra by Adelina Ortiz de Hill, with picture of her at the cabin he helped to build.
Seven Year Old Adelina Ortiz in Fiesta Dress with Doll Excerpts from Sol, Sombra y la Tierra
Alfred, Adelina, Frank Ortiz y Delgado Inside Rancho Pancho (1930s) Excerpts from Adelina's and Frank's autobiographies.
Adelina Ortiz in 19th Century Dress
Portrait of Frank Valencia Ortiz Family in 1955
Dolores and Tina Ortiz Engagement announcement and account of Dolores' wedding! Two pictures of mother and daughter and an account of Tina's baptism! Dolores' obituary from the Santa Fe New Mexican.
Giant Piñon and Frank Valencia Ortiz
El Greco's Painting of Cardinal don Fernando Niño de Guevara, Grand Inquisitor on a Laotian Stamp!
Vincent Paul Ortiz' Research on the Ortiz Family Picture of Manuel Isidro Ortiz when he was small.
Benito Anselmo Larragoite's (1811-1878) and Feliciana Valdez' (d. 1904) Descendents (from about 1811) with the help of Rosie Armijo and Florence Lucero
Cointa Larragoite y Valdez (1854-1883) and José Benito Garcia de Noriega y Valdez (b. 1852)
Petra Larragoite 1847-1925 and Juan Bouquet (1823-1898)
Photographs of the Family of Benito Larragoite and Feliciana Valdes
Valdes Family Genealogy (from about 1650) by Florence Lucero
Nichols Family Genealogy (from about 1750)
Milford Riley Nichols (1851-1897) and Isabel Sowell (1859-1949)
Ancestors and Descendants of Asa Jarmon Lee Sowell (1822-1877) and Mary Mildred Turner (1829-1873)
Milford Lee Nichols (1877-1923) and May Retta Lester (1881-1969)
Lester Family Genealogy (from about 1800)
Georgia Belle Nichols Tells About Her Life Up Until 1921 Four generations picture!
Young Lorena Geneva Nichols
Diadema Ward's Ancestors Facts from Zebediah's Revolutionary War Pension File!
Robert Wilson 1828-1875 and Diadema Ward 1838-1891 Facts from Robert's Civil War Pension File!
Zelah J. Wilson (1860-1904) and Robert Benn (d. 1917)
Early Hills of the William Hill-Susannah Smither Line
William Hill (1700-) and Susannah Smither
John Hill (1710-1779) and his wife Elizabeth of Amelia County Virginia
Reverend William Hill (1737-1785) and Elizabeth Halbert
William Hill (1773-1857), Secretary of State
Joshua Hill (1763-1855) and Senator Joshua Hill (1812-1891) "A Staunch Southern Friend of the Union"
"Big John" Hill (1767-1830) and Obedience Cullom
John Green Hill (1804-1875) and Susannah Hodges (1812-1881)
Professor James Stadler Hill (1832-1919) by Tom Hill
Minerva Florence Hill (1861-1938) and Augustus Wise Ames See photo of them!
Francis Marion Hill (1857-1919) and Sarah Rebecca Wilson (1870-1957) Picture of Sarah sent by her great great granddaughter Cara Pierce.
Herbert Bradford Hill (1904-1943) and Lorena Geneva Nichols (1902-1982)
Boyhood Pictures of Milford and Tommy Hill
More Boyhood Pictures of Milford and Tommy Hill
Thomas R. Hill 1928-1992 and Judith Williams Hill (d. 1997)
Wedding of Milford Hill and Adelina Ortiz Account of wedding from El Nuevo Mexicano. The photographs were taken by Hilliard Crown (1914-2005). Read his obituary!
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