Taos County, New Mexico
El Descanso Cemetery


This data contributed by Donna D'Angelis and copyrighted by Karen Mitchell.
One half mile south of Ranchos de Taos on Highway 518. T25N - R13E. Head northwest on Kit Carson Road towards Barela Lane. Turn left at Paseo Del Pueblo Sur, turn left at NM-518.
NOTE: This is not a complete listing. If anyone knows of more burials in this cemetery please contribute them by sending to Karen Mitchell.



A - ISA born 1876 died 1960

Abeyta, Olmedo born 1895 died 1971

Abeyta, Rafaelita Sisneros born 1898 died 1970

Alanis, Evardo dates unknown

Alaniz, Elisama dates unknown

Amador, Joe Avila born Jul. 15, 1923 d. Apr. 13, 2002

Amador, Linda Mae born 3/23/1951 died 10/22/1975

Barela, Billy A born 1941 died 1943

Barros, Emma born 9/4/1943 died 6/11/1967

Bernal, Cornelia M. born 1854 died 1943

Bernal, Esther W. born 4/16/1900 died 6/16/1950

Bernal, Inocencio born 12-4-1894 died 1/8/1984

Bernal, Jacob born 1889 died 1981

Bernal, Juan Andres born 1849 died 23 May 1937 at Ranchos de Taos age 87y, son of Juan D. J. Bernal and Jacinta Romero

Bernal, Myrtle born 4-21-1896 died 2/10/1984

Bernal, Rubin Irwin born 3-24-1891 died 12/30/1952

Boyer, Clarence born 1895 died 1972

Casados, Jose A. born 1908 died 1983

Casias, Juan N. born Feb. 15, 1851 died Sep. 15, 1947

Collier, John born 1884 died 1968 (Frank Demolli)

Cook, David died 1950

Cruz, Maggie Garcia born 12/18/1914 died 12/16/1992

Garcia, Ismel M. born 4/27/1906 died 2/19/1980

Garcia, Moises F. born 2/26/1905 died 7/10/1992

Garcia, Viola dates unknown

Gonzales, Abel Valerio born 1910 died 1974

Gonzales, Cleo born 1886 died 1961

Gonzales, Matilda born 9/10/1905 died 9/25/1995

Grant, Edwardo born 1887 died 1959

Grant, Mary died 1904

Grant, Nate died 1894

Hammer, Margie born May 11, 1928 died Apr. 15, 1991

Hammer, Samuel died 12/15/2006 age 89y, widow of Maggie Hammer

Kirberger, William Jordan born 1949 died 1987

Light, Gertrude D. born 11-22-1871 died 5/24/1960

Light, Raymond died no date

Lockwood, Claud B. born 1892 died 1969

Lockwood, Edward died 1963

Martinez, Alfredo Orlando born May 5, 1917 died Sep. 15, 1991

Martinez, Amador O., Rev. born 1899 died 1961

Martinez, Angelina born 12/24/1931 died 4/25/1998

Martinez, Carolina born 1913 died 1961

Martinez, Felix C. born 8/27/1911 died 1/22/1939

Martinez, Macedonia C. born 1881 died 1961

Martinez, Nestor Jr. born 1977 died 1989

Martinez, Orlando born 5/5/1917 died 9/15/1991

Medina, Andres born 1896 died 1955

Medina, Margaret G. born 1904 died 1967

Mondragon, Adelia V. born 1926 died 1981

Mondragon, Corine Marie born 6/15/1962 died 9/10/1965

Mondragon, Delia born Sep. 22, 1914 died Dec. 19, 2002

Mondragon, Juan born May 7, 1907 died Oct. 24, 1989

Mondragon, Juan D. born 7/7/1936 died 8/9/1964

Pacheco, Aurora Alirid born 5/27/1918 died 9/18/1974

Pacheco, C. Jose born 7/28/1913 died 2/18/1990

Pacheco, Lucario Rick died 7/17/2006 age 57y, child of Jose Cipriano & Maria Aurora Pacheco

Pacheco, Sofia born 4/14/1926 died 6/25/2006 age 80y, child of Manuel Lauro Pacheco & Ramoncita Vialpando

Read, Mabel Loretta born Aug. 6, 1927 died Dec. 28, 2002

Read, Paul E. born 1915 died 1992

Revera, Ella born 1902 died 1920

Reynolds, Charles Henery born 1902 died 1963

Reynolds, Ruth Eleonor born 1904 died 1971

Rivera, ___ born 1875 died 1935

Rivera, Amos A. born 6/4/1918 died 3/7/1982

Rivera, Edmundo born 1906 Costilla died 14 Jun 1926 at Rancho de Taos age 20y, son of Tomas Rivera and ? Bernal buried 15 Jun 1926

Rivera, Ella born 1902 died 1920

Romero, Clorinda V. born 1905 died 1971

Romero, Edna born 8/23/1964 died 5/22/1982

Romero, Ilaria born 7/9/1919 died no date

Romero, Jose E. born 4-1-1896 died 4/7/1964

Romero, Joseph died no date

Romero, Narcisco born 1941 died 1945

Romero, Viola born Oct. 25, 1933 died Feb. 9, 1947

Romero, Willie born 4/29/1916 died 8/7/1996

Sanchez, Pablito born 11-?-1933 died 2-?-1935

Stegall, Joseph born 10-4-1897 died 7/8/1967

Tafoya, Emma A. born 10/19/1919 died 11/6/1971

Tafoya, Victor Lucio born 10/16/1935 died 3/8/1995

Valerio, Andres born 3/7/1985 died 12/15/1969

Valerio, Elizardo born 3/8/1912 died 5/20/1974

Valerio, Flavio born 1951 died 1971

Valerio, Jesusita F. born 1892 died 1973

Valerio, Jose Teodoro born no date died 11/19/2006 age 84y, husband of Emelina Mondragon, WWII

Vigil, Floyd Alex born 1/3/1947 died 11/18/1988

Vigil, Linos L. born 7/1/1929 died 8/23/1990

Vigil, Roy born 12/21/1943 died 9/6/1975

Vigil, Teofilo born 1960 died 1974

William, Helen born 1882 died 1975

Wood, John D. dates unknown 62y

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