Western History & Genealogy Blog

Hispanic genealogy

Hispanic Genealogy in Northern New Mexico and Southern Colorado

 Francisco Rivera and Benigna Rivera family. AUR-2097
The Cordova House in Las Animas County, Colorado. AUR-2092
Antonio Teodoro Lobato, his wife María and grandson Teodoro. AUR-2231

Spanish-speaking people began settling in Northern New Mexico in the late 1500’s and later came to Southern Colorado, living in towns such as Trinidad, Taos, Antonito and Conejos.