Taos County, New Mexico
Llano de San Juan Nepomuceno Morada Cemetery
Taos, New Mexico


Contributed by Alberto Vidaurre and copyrighted by Karen Mitchell.
NOTE: This is not a complete listing. If anyone knows of more burials in this cemetery please contribute them by sending to Karen Mitchell.



Llano (de San Juan Nepomuceno) Morada Cemetery is located in Llano, Taos County, New Mexico. Llano is located within the Santa Barbara Land Grant.

La Merced de Santa Barbara (Santa Barbara Land grant) was granted for the second time on 11 January 1796. Five years later on 9 May 1801 Fray Esteban Aumatell, Minister in charge of the San Lorenzo de Picuris parish reported that there were 2 Plazas established by then, Santa Barbara (present day Rodarte) and Llano de San Juan Nepomuceno (present day Llano).

The first mention of Llano in the San Lorenzo de Picuris Baptisms LDS Microfilm Reel # 016868, is the baptism of Manuela Martin 15 April 1795, 5 days old. daughter of Ramon Martin and Mariana Cordova, Vecino del Llano. Padrinos: Salvador Duran y Antonia Margarita Molina, Vecinos de Santa Barbara.

Este dia 11 del mes de Agosto A.D.D. 1865 Pedro Antonio Martin y Maria de Los Dolores Martin sold to the members of La " Fraternidad Piadosa del Llano una casa de 4 pieseseitas" and some land for the sum of 32 pesos legal money of the United States. Fraternidad Piadosa also known as Fraternidad Piadosa de Nuestro Padre Jesus de Nazareno or Fraternal Pious Brotherhood of Our Father Jesus of Nazareth. Members of La Morada.

By: Alberto Vidaurre
11-29-2009

Following is a list of the people buried in the Morada Cemetery at El Llano de San Juan Nepomuceno, New Mexico. The original listing is by Alberto Vidaurre, and added to as more information is found.



Alaniz, Alejandro
7- Alejandro Alaniz born 7-21-1909, died 1-13-1966. Killed by a hit and run driver.

Arguello, Elma died 17 Aug 1935 at San Juan infant daughter of Tiburcio Arguello and Tonilta Arguello

Casados, Kimberly died Jan. 8, 2009

Chavez, Marcos
6- Marcos Chavez born 9-25-1881, married 1-8-1902, died 1-17-1967, Hijo de Bartolome Chavez y de Juana Nepomucena Martin, Husband of Maria Altagracia Martinez.

Chavez, Maria Altagracia Martinez
6a- Maria Altagracia Martinez Chavez born 5-3-1881, died 10-18-1967. Hija de Cipriano Martin y de Rafaela Maes. Parents of: Petra, Raquel, Santiago, Evangelina, Juanita, Bartolome, Eustaquio and Merenciana Chavez.

Cordova, Fidel born about 1876 at Llano de San Juan died 04 May 1925 at Llano de San Juan age 49y, husband of Helena Cruz son of Mateo Cordova and Carmelita Lopez father born Llano de San Juan mother born Trampas buried 05 May 1925 occupation: Farmer

Cordova, Jennie Ruth died 23 Sep 1936 at Llano San Juan infant daughter of Gumecindo Cordova and Prudencia Casados

Cordova, Jose Cresencio died 27 Aug 1933 at Llano San Juan age 41y, husband of Maria Ofrecinia Maestas son of Ramon Cordova and Maria Soledad Fresquez

Cordova, Maria Soledad Fresquez died 6 Jun 1947 wife of Ramon Cordova

Cruz, Antonio died May 9, 2010

Esquibel, Alfonso
24- Alfonso Esquibel Hijo de Juan Nepomuceno Esquibel y de Veneranda Trujillo. Husband of Escolastica Martinez married 11-3-1934. Parents of: Corrina, Jose Cristobal, and Maria U. Esquibel.

Esquibel, Crecencia Gonzales born 1862 at Llano de San Juan died 19 Feb 1922 at Llano de San Juan age 59y, wife of Rafael Esquibel daughter of Juan Gonsales and Agapita Velencia buried 20 Feb 1922

Fresques, Maria Isabel Lujan died 25 Jan 1922 wife of Jose Manuel Fresquis daughter of Jose Victor Lujan and Maria Peregrina Gonzales

Fresques, Maria Visentita Vigil died 29 Nov 1941 at Llano San Juan age 83y, wife of Jose De Gracias Fresques daughter of Jose Maria Vigil and Juanita N. Romero

Fresquez, Elio
2- Elio Fresquez born 7-19-1923, married 9-4-1943, died 11-20-1993. Hijo de Victor Fresquez y de Matilde Gonzales, husband of Facunda Lopez.

Fresquez, Facunda Lopez
2a- Facunda Lopez Fresquez born 1-6-1925, died 9-2-1999. Hija de Maclovio y de Matilde Lopez. Parents of: Leroy, Albino, Peggy, Elifas, Irene, Ruby, Darlene, Matilde and Josie Fresquez.

Fresquez, Jose de Gracia died 23 Oct 1923 husband of Maria Vicenta Vigil

Fresquez, Matilde Gonzales
4a- Matilde Gonzales Fresquez bapt 11-29-1894, died 1973. Hija de Ursulo Gonzales y de Maria Librada Rodarte. Parents of: Elio, Isabel, Corina, Evelyn, Libradita, Victor, Jr.,and Maria E. Fresquez.

Fresquez, Victor
4- Victor Fresquez born 3-24-1893, married 8-31-1922, died 1-25-1973. Hijo de Jose Manuel Fresquez y Maria Isabel Lujan. Husband of Matilde Gonzales.

Fresquez, Victor Jr.
5- Victor Fresquez, Jr. died 1981. Hijo de Victor Fresquez y de Matilde Gonzales.

Gonzales, Adonias
28- Adonias Gonzales, born 6-16-1901, married 12-18-1920, died 2-12-1989. Hijo de Juan Francisco Gonzales y de Maria Ramona Romero. Husband of Margarita Vigil.

Gonzales, Celia born 11 Aug 1920 at Llano died 14 Oct 1920 at Llano infant daughter of Perfecto Gonzalez and Maria Martinez buried 15 Oct 1920

Gonzales, Cirilo
9- Cirilo Gonzales born 5-29-1921, died 4-1971, Hijo de Alejandro J. Gonzales y de Sorida Miera.

Gonzales, Crestino died 10 Sep 1933 at Llano San Juan age 61y, husband of Beatriz Ortega son of Jose Miguel Gonzalez and Maria Julianita Medina spouse: Beatriz Ortega    

Gonzales, Epifanio died 04 Jun 1933 at Llano infant son of Valentin Gonzalez and Adela Gallegos

Gonzales, Jose A died 15 Sep 1932 at Llano San Juan infant son of Roberto Gonzalez and Maria Corina Vijil

Gonzales, Jose Abran
11- Jose Abran Gonzales born 11-27-1934, married 5-10-1957, died 5-29-1981. Hijo de Alejandro J. Gonzales y de Sorida Miera. Husband of Elsie Rodriguez.

Gonzales, Jose Emilio died 20 May 1928 at Llano infant son of Eduardo Gonzalez and Maria Bersabe Vigil

Gonzales, Margarita Vigil
28a- Margarita Vigil Gonzales born 5-16-1903, died 2-6-1998. Hija de Jose Livorio Vigil y de Celestina Tafoya. Parents of: Jose Z., Lila, Maria Demetria, Rufina, Moiselio, Arnold, Patricio, Luciano, Juan Alberto y Maria Raquel Gonzales.

Gonzales, Maria Apolonia died 18 Aug 1937 at Llano De San Juan infant daughter of Crestina Gonzales

Gonzales, Maria Dora died 04 May 1928 at Llano infant daughter of Alejandro Gonzalez and Saraida Miera

Gonzales, Maria Oralia died 19 May 1928 at Llano age 4y, daughter of Alejandro Gonsalez and Saraida Miera

Gonzales, Marietta born Llano San Juan died 17 Feb 1921 at Rodarte age 2y, daughter of Luis Gonzalez and Maria Martinez

Gonzales, Soraida Miera
10- Soraida Miera Gonzales born 8-5-1905, married 11-15-1919, died 2-25-1991. Hija de Ponciano Miera y de Gregoria Lujan. Wife of Alejandro J. Gonzales Hijo de Jose Francisco Gonzales y Maria Ramona Jaramillo. Parents of: Cirilo, Oralia, Melisia Adelina, Jose Eli, Maria Dora, and Jose Abran Gonzales.

Gonzales, Tranquilino died 25 Jun 1931 at Llano age 24y, son of Crestino Gonzalez and Beatriz Ortega

Gonzales, Ursulo died 18 May 1933 at Llano San Juan age 64y husband of Libradita Rodarte son of Alcario Gonzalez and Julianita Romero

Griego, Remigio
1- Remigio Griego born 4-19-1926, married 2-9-1945, died 10-5-1998. Hijo de Luis Minor Griego y Maria Elaisa Medina, husband of Rufina Gonzales Hija de Adonias Gonzales y Margarita Vigil. Parents of: Remigio A. Jr., Louis S., Marilyn E., Margaret D., David and Ernie Griego

Jaramillo, Christopher
22- Christopher Jaramillo born 3-8-1958, died 1984. Hijo de Horacio Jaramillo y de Teresa Padilla. Father of: Selina C. Jaramillo

Jaramillo, Selina C.
22a - Selina C. Jaramillo born 11-12-1983, died 12-22-1983. Hija de Christopher Jaramillo y _ _ Tafoya.

Lopez, Juana Victoriana died 28 Dec 1932 at Llano San Juan infant daughter of Juan de Dios Lopez and Maria Rosa Roybal

Lopez, Julianita died 09 Oct 1938 at Llano San Juan age 58y, daughter of Simon Lopez and Doloritas Abeyta

Lopez, Lusita M. born Lano Largo died Jan 1921 at Lano Largo age 1y, daughter of Herman Lopez

Lopez, Maria Carlota Leonardita died 27 Mar 1929 at Llano San Juan age 3y, daughter of Jose Sabino Lovato and Rosalie M. Lovato

Lopez, Simon died 27 Aug 1923 at Llano de San Juan age 80y, husband of Maria Dominguez son of Pedro Lopez and Josefa Sanchez

Lovato, Maria Elizaida died 24 Aug 1930 at Llano San Juan infant daughter of Jose Sabino Lovato and Maria Rosalee Martinez

Lucero, Jose de Gracia died 28 May 1956 husband of Maria Excelsa Fresquez son of Jose Narciso Romero and Maria de Remedias Lucero

Lucero, Juan Amadeo born 15 Mar 1907 died 22 Mar 1926 son of Jose de Gracia Lucero and Maria Excelsa Fresquez

Lucero, Juan died Oct. 6, 2009

Lucero, Maria Estela died 6 Apr 1941 daughter of Jose de Gracia Lucero and Maria Excelsa Fresquez

Lucero, Maria Excelsa Fresquez died 1 Oct 1966 wife of Jose de Gracia Lucero

Lujan, Jose Benjamin
13- Jose Benjamin Lujan born 3-9-1911, died 1-8-2002. Hijo de Juan de Jesus Lujan y de Maria Domitilia Martinez. Husband of 1st-Elis Leyba (married 12-3-1934), 2nd-Clorinda Tafoya.

Lujan, Maria Domitilia Martinez
12- Maria Domitilia Martinez Lujan born 3-8-1888, married 7-24-1909, died 4-14-1962. Hija de Marcos Camilio Martin y de Maria Perfecta Vasquez (Velasquez) Wife of Juan de Jesus Lujan Hijo de Jose Ramon Lujan y Martina Gallegos. Parents of: Jose Benjamin, Abraham, Maria Clara and Manuel Lujan.

Martinez, Feliciana Vigil died 30 May 1927 wife of Antonio Martinez

Martinez, Libradita Lujan
23 - Libradita Lujan Martinez born 12-29-1869, died 12-9-1964. Hija de Victor Lujan y de Pelegrina Gonzales. Wife of 1st- Blas Martin, 2nd- Cornelio Martinez (married 11-29-1901) Hijo de Antonio Martin y Felisiana Vigil..

Martinez, Peliegrina
26-Peliegrina Martinez born 6-16-1903, married 10-23-1924, died 1-3-1994. Hija de Manuel Fresquez y de Isabel Lujan. Adopted parents Cornelio Martinez y Librada Lujan. Wife of Onesimo Tafoya. Hijo de Jose de Gracia Tafoya y Maria Epimenia Esquivel. Parents of: Gregoria, Manuel Alfonso, Jose Conrado, Maria Mable, Lorenzo Anselmo y Reynaldo Tafoya.

Mondragon, Jose Alfredo
27- Jose Alfredo Mondragon born 6-4-1893, married 2-3-1923, died 1-19-1974. Hijo de Juan Antonio Mondragon y de Maria Dolores Martin. Husband of Maria Yglesaria Chacon, hija de Juan Florencio Chacon y Benigna Cordova. Parents of: Maria Adelia, Clorinda, Arturo, Maria Dolorita, Juan Antonio, Juan Florencio and Maria Benina Mondragon.

Mondragon, Mercedes died 05 Dec 1935 at San Juan daughter of Juan Cristobal Mondragon and Delfina Lujan

Munez, Melitona Tiodora died 22 Mar 1932 daughter of Arculano Muniz and Avelina Sanchez

Ortega, Benerito
15- Benerito Ortega died 11-27-1937. Hijo de Alvino Ortega y Maria Ramona Sanchez. Husband of 1st- Gertrudes Vigil Sanchez (married 1-7-1872), 2nd- Juana Maria Leyva (married 1-11-1902). Children of Benerito Ortega: Virginia, Floripa, Eloisa, Margarita and Jose Salomon Ortega. age 86y.

Ortega, Delfino

Ortega, Jose Esequil

Ortega, Maria Libradita died 11 May 1931 at Llano infant daughter of Filiberto Ortega and Rosenda Esquibel

Ortega, Matilde Martin
14a- Matilde Martin Ortega born 7-28-1896, died 8-25-1980 Hija de Juana Maria Leyba y Benerito Ortega Also Buried in this cemetery: Their children Jose Esequil, Delfino, and Manuelita Arsilia Romero.

Ortega, Pedro Antonio died 02 Dec 1929 at Llano San Juan age 60y, husband of Maria Julianita Lopez son of Juan Nepomuseno Ortega and Doloritas Dominguez

Padilla, Maria Erelinda born 08 Sep 1937 at Llano San Juan died 21 Jan 1938 at Llano San Juan infant daughter of Feladelfio Padilla and Doloritas Mondragon both parents born at Llano de San Juan buried 22 Jan 1938

Quintana, Benito died 12 Apr 1928 at Llano age 20y son of Juan Estevan Quintana and Maria Libradita Leyba

Quintana, Bessy died 23 Jun 1930 at Llano San Juan age 1y, daughter of Manuel Quintana and Maria Lupita Martinez

Quintana, Estela born 25 Nov 1926 died 22 May 1928 at Llano age 1y, daughter of Estevan Quintana and Bersabe Fresquez

Quintana, Jose Esteban born 2 Sep 1893 died 6 Apr 1962 son of Juan Estevan Quintana and Maria Libradita Leyba

Quintana, Juan Estevan born 1 Aug 1867 died 30 Mar 1952 husband of Maria Librada Leiba son of Maria Dolores Quintana

Quintana, Juanita died 19 Sep 1928 at Llano age 6y, daughter of Estevan Quintana and Bersabe Fresquez

Quintana, Juanita Estelita died 20 Sep 1931 at Llano age 1y, daughter of Jose Estevan Quintana and Bersabe Fresquez

Quintana, Maria Amelia died 20 May 1928 at Llano infant daughter of Manuel Quintana and Gudalupe Martinez

Quintana, Maria Erelinda born 8 Jul 1924 died 10 Jun 1928 daughter of Jose Esteban Quintana and Maria Bersabe Fresquez

Quintana, Maria Guadalupe Martinez born 27 Apr 1901 died 30 Oct 1938 wife of Manuel de Atocha Quintana daughter of Jose Remijio Martinez and Maria Rumalda Quintana

Quintana, Maria Virginia born 04 May 1937 at Llano San Juan died 21 Dec 1937 at Llano San Juan infant daughter of Manuel Quintana and Lupita Martinez both parents born at Penasco buried 22 Dec 1937

Quintana, Nelson born 24 Nov 1925 died 12 Sep 1988 son of Manuel de Atocha Quintana and Maria Guadalupe Martinez

Quintana, Sarita born 01 Apr 1921 at Llano San Juan died 08 May 1938 at Llano San Juan age 17y, daughter of Estevan Quintana and Bersabe Fresquez both parents born at Llano buried 09 May 1938

Quintana, son died 29 Oct 1938 at Llano San Juan infant son of Manuel Quintana and Lupita Martinez

Rodarte, Billy Joe
34- Billy Joe Rodarte born 20 Aug 1977, died 2 16-2004.

Rodarte, Kimberly died Oct. 4, 2008

Rodarte, Peggy Fresquez
3- Peggy Fresquez Rodarte born 2-22-1952, died 3-2-2002. Hija de Elio Fresquez y Facunda Lopez. Wife of Joe Mike Rodarte. Parents of: Geraldine, Joe Mike Jr.,and Billy Joe Rodarte.

Rodarte, Raquiel died Aug. 7, 2008

Rodarte, Rubel born 15 Jun 1912 died 13 Oct 1984 husband of Raquel Martinez son of Jose Rosendo Rodarte and Maria Cleofas Leyba

Rodriguez, Bersabe M. died 24 Feb 196

Romero, James
32- James Romero born 2-23-1959, died 3-4-1976.

Romero, Jose Adonio died 06 Aug 1932 at Llano San Juan age 1y, son of Manuel Vijil Romero and Bersabe Martinez

Romero, Juan Francisco died 25 Apr 1948 Germany son of Guillermo Romero and Matilde Trujillo

Romero, Juan Manuel born 05 Apr 1843 at Chamasal died 28 Jul 1920 at Penascoage 77y, husband of Maria Vasquez son of Juan Antonio Romero and Maria Lopez buried 28 Jul 1920

Romero, Manuelita Arsilia Ortega

Romero, Maria died 15 Feb 1936 at Llano San Juan age 2y, daughter of Jose Leonides Romero and Raquel Mondragon    

Romero, Maria Orcelia died 30 Jan 1928 at Llano infant daughter of Jose Leonides Romero and Raquel Mondragon

Romero, Tomasito Alesandro died 08 Jan 1938 at Llano San Juan age 1y, son of Jose Leonides Romero and Raquel Mondragon

Romero, Tomasito Losauro born 04 Oct 1936 at Llano San Juan died 08 Jan 1938 at Llano San Juan age 1y, son of Jose Leonides Romero and Raquel Mondragon buried 08 Jan 1938

Romero, Tranqulino
14- Tranqulino Romero born 4-13-1886, died 3-15-1945, Hijo de Jose Leon Romero y de Maria Juliana Martinez, Husband of 1st- Maria Isodora Martinez (married 11-25-1910), 2nd - Matilde Martin Ortega (married 10-29-1917) born 7-28-1895, died 8-29-1980. Tranqulino Romero y Matilde Martin Ortega. Parents of: Jose Esequil, Alice, Delfino, Manuelita Arsilia y Adelina Romero.

Sanchez, Acencionita Munez died 11 Aug 1941 age 35y, daughter of Antonio D. Munez and Francisita Martinez wife of Jose Maria Sanchez

Sanchez, Celia
30- Celia Sanchez born 4-18-1956, died 4-19-1956

Sanchez, Elizabeth R. Vigil
20- Elizabeth R. Vigil Sanchez born 10-22-1955, died 3-18-1975. Hija de Procopio Vigil y de Vivianita Rodriguez. Wife of John Sanchez.

Sanchez, Juanita S.
35- Juanita S. Sanchez born 11-30-1958, died 8-10-2000.

Sanchez, Pasquala Medina
25a- Pasquala Medina Sanchez born 11-11-1927, died 23 Feb 1997. Hija de Siriaco Medina y Socorro Martinez. Parents of: Orlando, Virginia and Ascencion Sanchez.

Sanchez, Petrolina Medina
21a- Petrolina Medina Sanchez born 11-1-1908, died 5-7-1998. Hija de Siriaco Medina y Adelina Martin. Wife of Varolin Sanchez. Parents of: Maria Gracia, Jose Liberato, Jose Feliberto, Jose Elifar, Efren, Rosinaldo (Reynaldo), Cleofas, Escolastico, Bolivar, Luis y Merlyn Sanchez.

Sanchez, Phil died Oct. 11, 2010

Sanchez, Robert E.
31- Robert E. Sanchez born 7-17-1960, died 7-3-1995.

Sanchez, Santos
25- Santos Sanchez, born 6-10-1925, died 11-20-1999. Hijo de Jose Maria Sanchez y de Ascencion Muniz. Husband of Pasquala Medina.

Sanchez, Varolin
21- Varolin Sanchez born 3-29-1906, married 1-27-1928, died 8-4-1985. Hijo de Macedonio Sanchez y de Cleofas Romero. Husband of Petrolina Medina.

Sena, Clarence
17- Clarence Sena born 10-25-1919, died 6-12-2005. Hijo de Eugenio Sena y de Maria Clara Lopez. Husband of 1st- Seloniz Lopez (married 1-2-1945), 2nd- Dulcina Vigil (married 8-13-1977).

Sena, Maria Clara Lopez
16- Maria Clara Lopez Sena born 12-2-1898, died 4-14-1983. Hija de Meliton Lopez y de Piedad Mestas. Wife of Eugenio Sena Hijo de Donaciano Sena y Francisca Sandoval. Parents of: Filadelfio, Encarnacion, Clarence, Juan Florencio, Maria Josefina, Virginia, Martha and Jose Aurelio Sena.

Tafoya, Epimenia Vijil died 19 Feb 1932 at Llano San Juan age 56y, wife of Marcelo Tafoya daughter of Francisco Vijil and Doloritas Cordova

Tafoya, Jose Eloyso
18- Jose Eloyso Tafoya, born 9-18-1932, married 1-20-1952, died 8-11-1985. Hijo de Lucario Tafoya y de Eufemia Miera. Husband of Virginia Sena.

Tafoya, Juan Nelson died 04 Feb 1937 at San Juan infant son of Locadio Tafoya and Eufemia Miera

Tafoya, Manuel A.
33- Manuel A. Tafoya born 8-1-1927, died 7-30-1986.

Tafoya, Virginia Sena
18a- Virginia Sena Tafoya born 4-13-1935, died 3-29-2003. Hija de Eugenio Sena y de Clara Lopez. Wife of Jose Eloyso Tafoya.

Trujillo, Adam Jonathan
8- Adam Jonathan Trujillo born 11-15-1975, died 5-27-1981. Hijo de Patrick Trujillo y Joanna Vidaurre Trujillo.

Trujillo, Leopoldo
29- Leopoldo Trujillo, hijo de Jose Estanislado Trujillo y de Juana Maria Padilla. Husband of Matilde Ortega married 3-14-1910.

Trujillo, Matilde Ortega
29a- Matilde Ortega Trujillo Hija de Juan Bautista Ortega y de Juana Maria Ortega. Parents of: Manuel G. and Carolina Trujillo.

Valencia, Demesio born 1870 died 30 Jan 1922 son of Vicente Valencia and Antonia Sena husband of Cen..? Chacon occupation: Farmer burial date: 31 Jan 1922

Valencia, Lanciano died 20 Nov 1930 son of Jose Daniel Valencia and Cesaria Archuleta

Vigil, Encarnacion Gonzalez died 13 Nov 1928 at Llano age 67y, wife of Manuel Lujan Y Vigil daughter of Miguel Gonsalez and Julianita Medina

Vigil, Manuel Lujan died 22 Dec 1928 at Llano age 76y, husband of Encarnacion Gonsalez son of Francisco A Lujan and Rafaelita Vigil

Vigil, Procopio
19- Procopio Vigil born 12-27-1918, married 7-24-1939, died 2-17-1955. Hijo de Jose Livorio Vigil y de Celestina Tafoya. Husband of Vivianita Rodriguez Hija de Jose Maria Rodriguez y Emilia Gurule. Parents of: Maria Clara, George, Edna, Elizabeth Josephine, Juan George, Modesto, Teresita, Selestina Arabela, and Rose Elizabeth Vigil.

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