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New Mexico State Historian

I have posted the biography of Manuel Conrado Martinez on the NM State Historian's website. MC Martinez was the first state representative from Colfax County, NM. The website is

York on North Carolina

I am looking for information regarding the York family of Randolph county, North Carolina.
I have researched the family back to the Revoluntionary War and am working on filling in various missing information. Feel free to visit my website.

Sandoval Family of Northern New Mexico

I am researching the Sandoval family of Northern New Mexico. The family primarily lived in Colfax and Taos counties but did spend some time in Colorado. I have taken the family back to Santiago Sandoval who was born around 1815. He married Anna Marie Leiva and had one child that I know of Jose Miguel Sandoval in 1836 (Pensaco, NM).

You can find other information on the family from my website.

SANDOVAL family of New Mexico

I am researching the Sandoval family of Northern New Mexico. If anyone has information it would be appreciated.

CORTEZ of New Mexico

I am looking for information regarding Lucas Cortez, was born June 1847 in New Mexico, and died date unknown. He married Maria Leonora Valdez.

Notes for Lucas Cortez:
According to family legend he was eaten by a grizzly bear

More About Lucas Cortez:
Occupation 1: 1880, Cattle Herder.
Occupation 2: 1900, Teamster.
Residence: 1880, Colfax, New Mexico, United States.249

Children of Lucas Cortez and Maria Leonora Valdez are:
Maria Gertrudes Cortez, b. 27 November 1879, Vermejo, Colfax, New Mexico250, d. 26 February 1966, Taos, Taos, New Mexico.
Cruz Cortez, b. 05 February 1886, Colorado252, d. March 1963.
Felecita Cortez, b. May 1890, New Mexico, d. date unknown.
Zenaida Cortez, b. November 1895, New Mexico, d. date unknown.

The attached picture is of his daughter Maria Gerturdes.

Robinson of San Francisco

Any assistance if finding relatives and ancestors of Alonzo William Robinson (son of William E. Robinson and Emma J Brady). He was born 09 May 1885 in California, and died 30 December 1947 in Santa Cruz, California. He married Nolie Corinne York of North Carolina on Bef. 1918. They had one son, Clifford who is my wife's father. Attached is a WWI era picture of Alonzo.

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Danz Family

This is a difficult family to research as it is very small. I would appreciate any and all help. I know that there is a connection to the Lehman family.
My website is

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Becker Family of West Virginia and New Jersey

I am working on the family of Reinhardt Becker. He came to America in the 1893 with his wife Louise Hahn and oldest child Bertha. I am descended from his son Henry Charles Becker (my grandfather). The family moved repeatedly between NJ and WV during the depression. They worked as mechanics.

My website is