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Gallegos Family De Socorro, NM
Posted by: Richard Gallegos (ID *****4807) Date: January 17, 2011 at 15:37:03
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Hello Primos. I was surprised to see no one has posted about the Gallegos family in Socorro, NM. Its a big family. Great thanks to Uncle Dennis Gallegos, who has researched and preserved a lot our family history. We can trace the line back to the early 1700's, to Sebastian Gallegos, who married Quitera Montoya. I am putting together a website that will allow us to view our entire family tree and some history going back to Sebastian. For the purpose of searches, I will quickly list the line...Andres Gallegos (1890-1988)was my great Grandfather. Mt grandfather was Dick Gallegos (1921-2001), my father Rick (Ricky) Gallegos (1955 - ). I am Richard (Rick)Gallegos, born in 1975.

Parents of Andres Gallegos: Augustine Gallegos (born c. 1867) and Rosalia Lucero (born Sept 05, 1860).

Parents of Augustine Gallegos: Thomas Gallegos (born Dec 21, 1851) and Encarnacion Abeyta (born c. 1851).

Parents of Thomas Gallegos: Antonio Leocadio Gallegos (born 1775) and Gertrudis Garcia (Born c. 1775).

Parents of Antonio Gallegos: Pasquel Gallegos and Candelaria Chavez, who both must have been born circa 1750.

Parents of Pasquel Gallegos: Sebastian Gallegos and Quitera Montoya…who must have been born circa 1725.

Andres also had six bothers and sisters - (Andres, Anita, Frank, Thomas, Augustine, Conception, and Felecito -Maurico).

Andres lived in St John, AZ, then in Carthage, NM and Tokay NM, and finally in Socorro. He married Libradita Gonzales July 05, 1913. Andres and Libradita would be married 63 years and have seventeen children before her death in 1980. Here's the list:

Children of Andres and Libridita Gallegos:

Rosa Gallegos, born 1916 in Bosquisito, NM – Died Very Young
Santiago Gallegos, Born July 25, 1917 – In Socorro, NM
Anita Gallegos
Rosa Gallegos, Born 1918 – Died Very Young
Andres Gallegos, Born March 24, 1924 in Socorro NM
Dick Gallegos, Born Sept 21, 1921 in Tokay, NM
Meliton (Tony) Gallegos, Born March 03, 1925 in Socorro NM
Pauline Gallegos, Born 1926 in Socorro, NM
Nellie Gallegos, Born 1926 in Socorro, NM
Rita Gallegos, Born in 1933 in Socorro, NM
Alerico Gallegos, Born in 1934 in Socorro, NM
Rosa Gallegos, Born in 1936 in Socorro, NM
Dennis Gallegos, Born Oct 23, 1937 in Socorro, NM
Luciano Gallegos, Born 1939 in Socorro, NM
Johnny Gallegos, Born Oct 05, 1941 in Socorro, NM
Gloria, Gallegos, Born in Socorro, NM
Ramon Gallegos, Born? Died at a Young Age

If anyone has info about Andres, or his parents/grandparents etc..., please let me know. I would really love to go back further than Sebastian as well. If you can help, I would greatly appreciate your assistance.

I will update this post when the website is up, it wont be long. The website will also show all of Andres' grandchildren, and great grandchildren, including the Gallegos', Pino's, Padilla's, Armijos', Raymond's & Tafoya's. I have lots of history, email me anytime at

Until then...

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