Taos County, New Mexico
Placitas Cemetery


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.

Lat: 36 11' 02"N, Lon: 105 37' 56"W T27N R12E Sec 35
To reach cemetery coming south from Taos or Tres Ritos, at the junction of 518 and State Road 75 (Rock Wall), go west on 75, toward Placita, Vadito, and Penasco. Travel about 1 mile and then turn right onto a dirt road leading to the cemetery. From Penasco: about 1 mile before the junction of 518 and State Road 75, take a left onto a dirt road leading to the cemetery. There are no signs to the cemetery and it can not be seen from the highway.
At least 17 unmarked graves

Archuleta, Abelino D. born 6 Mar 1909 died 6 Jul 1945 Father

Baca, Juan Jose born 17 May 1871 died 20 Nov 1951

Baca, Maria Anita born 1883 died 1972

Borrego, Adela born 11 Nov 1885 died 24 Aug 1948 age 63y 9m daughter of Antonio Maria Borrego and Simonita Borrego

Borrego, Alberto H. born 1930 died 1980

Borrego, Antonita Valdez born 1891 died 1984

Borrego, Jose Eliseo born 1882 died 1964

Borrego, Juan Antonio died 23 Jan 1931 age 38y son of Antonio Maria Borrego and Simonita Borrego

Borrego, Luis born 18 Apr 1913 died 27 Nov 1991 age 79yr, "In loving memory of my brother

M.C. born 1833 "Mama" no further data

Cardenas, Feleberto born 21 Mar 1898 at Taos died 29 Jan 1926 at La Placita age 27y, son of Luis Cardenas and Simonita Chavez both parents born at Taos buried 30 Jan 1926

Coca, Paul Arthur died 29 Oct 2009

Cordova, Andres Acorsinio born 1867 died 1928

Cordova, Genoveva R. born 1875 died 1950 age 74yr "In memory of Mother"

Cordova, Jose Ralph born 20 Jul 1952 died 10 Mar 1993 "In loving memory of Joe Ralph Cordova"

Cordova, Lauriano born 1912 died 1976 "Beloved Father"

Cordova, Manuelita born 1912 died 1981 "Beloved Mother"

Cordova, Maria Teodorita died 13 Jan 1930 age 68y

Cordova, Ramoncita died 3 Apr 1928 age 65y, child of Felipe Cordova and Soledad Sisneros

Cordova, Reyecitas F. born 1875 died 1925 "Sister"

Fernandez, Abran born 1 Jul 1890 died 7 May 1982

Fernandez, Abran E. died 24 Jun 2006, age 69y

Fernandez, Benita born 1875 died 1951

Fernandez, Daniel born 3 Jan 1886 died 10 May 1971

Fernandez, Eliza died 12 Mar 1980 age 49 yr

Fernandez, Emilina died 1 March 1906 age 17, wife of Juan Antonio Fernandez

Fernandez, Estefanita Ortiz born 7 Jun 1888 died 19 Mar 1931

Fernandez, Jose born 1894 died 1944 "Beloved Father"

Fernandez, Jose Dolores born 20 Jun 1883 died 6 May 1962

Fernandez, Juan Antonio born 10 Jul 1880 died 9 Dec 1968

Fernandez, Juana A. no dates

Fernandez, Juanita Borrego born 13 Oct 1889 died 13 Oct 1932 age 50y "In loving memory of our Mother"

Fernandez, Lucinda R. born 1908 died 1933

Fernandez, Manuel A. born 26 Mar 1859 died 6 Jun 1937

Fernandez, Priscilla born 1928 died 1939 "Daughter"

Fernandez, Rebecca Rendon born 10 Nov 1894 died 12 Sep 1977

Fernandez, Simforosa died 30 May 1953 age 92y

Fernandez, Teodorita Cordova died 13 Jan 1930 age 68y wife of Ramon Fernandez

Gallegos, Adolfo born 1882 died 1973?

Galligher, Herbert Eugene died 16 Mar 1930 at Placita infant son of Maurice Galligher and Lulu Phipps

Garcia, Benito died 4 Jun 1862 age 6y son of Simon Garcia and Ana Maria Sanches, residents of Placitas.

Gonzales, Abran born 7 Nov 1902 died 22 Jul 1996

Gonzales, Cordilia Rodarte born 5 Dec 1912 died 20 Aug 2000

Gonzales, Crispino born about 1854 at Placita died 15 Apr 1924 at Las Mochas age 70y, husband of Victoria Martinez son of Isidro Gonzales and Rosalia Malvas buried 16 Apr 1924

Gonzales, Edward Samuel died 31 Oct 2009 buried 4 Nov 2009 Veteran

Gonzales, Elsia born 23 Oct 1885 died 14 Aug 1968 age 84y

Gonzales, Jose Ramon born 20 Jul 1913 died 29 Mar 2001"Beloved husband, father, and grandfather"

Gonzales, Juan I. born 30 May 1895 died 22 Feb 1966 New Mexico Private Company F115 Supply TN World War I

Gonzales, Maria J. died 4 Oct 2005 widow of Ramon Jose Gonzales

Gonzales, Maria Onofre born 1909 died 1995

Gonzales, Mariano no dates

Gonzales, Miguel 1886 died 1960

Gonzales, Reyesita born 5 Jan 1867 died 28 Oct 1942

Gonzales, San Juana Gonzales died 22 Feb 1921 age 75y wife of Antonio Gonzales

Graves, George Bernard born 1919 died 1977 TSgt US Air Force World War II

Lucero, Arturo died 20 Jul 1935 at Placitas age 7y, son of Enrique Lucero and Juanita Bustos

Lujan, Aurora Martinez born 12 Aug 1911 died 14 Jan 2001

Lujan, Bonifacio no dates

Lujan, Emma no dates

Lujan, Isidoro born 21 Dec 1910 died 5 Sep 1980 "Beloved Husband and Father"

Lujan, Jose Rafael died 30 Mar 1930 age 75y husband of Josefa Sandobal

Lujan, Nicolasa Sandoval died 16 Apr 1925 age 50y daughter of Jose T. Sandoval and Rufina Madrid wife of Jose Rafael Lujan

Lujan, Ramoncita Fernandez died 11 May 1928

Marquez, John Sebastian died 20 Apr 2000

Martinez, Barbarita born 4 Oct 1909 died 3 Oct 1979

Martinez, Jose Ricardo born 21 Mar 1912 died 3 Nov 2003 "Beloved father and grampa

Martinez, Tomas died 29 Aug 1934 age 62y, widow of Carolina Martinez

Mascarenas, Eloy born 1918 died 1938

Mascarenas, Eve Betty born 24 Dec 1940 died Aug 1941

Mascarenas, Filomena born 10 Mar 1902 died 26 Oct 1991

Mascarenas, Jose Manuel born 13 Mar 1864 died 18 Feb 1945

Mascarenas, Juan B. born 2 Dec 1889 died 10 Aug 1965

Mascarenas, Juan Manuel born 12 Dec 1943 died 16 Dec 1943

Mascarenas, Leandro born 5 May 1881 died 16 Jun 1976

Mascarenas, Simonita S. born 21 Nov 1895 died 12 Apr 1986 "Our Beloved Mother"

Quintana, Juan Nepomuceno died 3 Aug 1924 age 64y, child of Miguel Quintana and Francisca Medina

Rivali, Elias died 29 Dec 1929 age 57y, husband of Felisita Rivai son of Jose Lus Rivali and Heginia Gallegos

Romero, Debra Ann born 12 Jun 1958 died 29 Jun 1975

Romero, Esmerelda born 11 Nov 1946 died 19 Aug 2003

Romero, Felicita died 24 Sep 1905 child of Diego Romero

Romero, Juan F Sr. born 17 Jul 1908 died 15 Jan 1969 New Mexico F1 USNR World War II

Romero, Leonore B. born 24 Apr 1910 died 27 Aug 1987 "Beloved Mother"

Romero, Luciano died 5 Aug 2005 age 66y, child of Juan Felipe Romero Sr. and Teresita Romero, husband of Mabel Romero

Romero, Maria de la pas Fernandez born 4 Mar 1884 died 13 Apr 1962

Romero, Teresita born 29 Jun 1908 died 26 Sep 1941 "Mother"

Samora, ? died 31 July 1923 age 8y 8m 23d child of Jesus Samora and ? Gonzales, this record was crossed out

Samora, Damacio born 1934 died 6 May 2004 Cremated and buried at foot of Jesus Samora's grave

Samora, Jesus born Jun 1888 died 29 Jul 1972 New Mexico Private US Army World War I

Samora, Sibilia born 6 Feb 1894 died 12 Jul 1978

Samora, Tonie died 12 Dec 1981 age 61y

Sanchez, Amadita Vigil born 20 Apr 1887 died 27 Dec 1946 wife of Jose Adolfo Sanchez "Mother"

Sanchez, Dolorita born 1 Jul 1916 died 10 Jul 1933

Sanchez, Eduardo born 1918 died 1949 PFC US Army World War II

Sanchez, Elvira born 14 Mar 1914 died 24 Nov 1983

Sanchez, Fermilia Gallegos born 14 Apr 1912 died 12 Sep 1993

Sanchez, Fidencio born 1903 died 1987

Sanchez, Joe Eddy died 17 May ??? age 28y

Sanchez, Jose Adolfo born 12 Oct 1882 died 4 Feb 1971 husband of Amadita Vigil Sanchez "Father"

Sandoval, Henry H. died 15 Jun 1968

Sandoval, Margarita born 09 Jun 1920 at Taos died 30 Mar 1921 at Placita infant daughter of Ignacio Sandoval and Marina Avila buried 31 Mar 1921

Sisneros, Juan Pablo born 10 Dec 1859 died 15 Jul 1945

Sisneros, Juanito J. F. no dates

Vasquez, Gabrielita born 1915 died 1964

Vasquez, Jason Paul born 7 Mar 1982 died 13 Jun 2001 "Beloved son and brother"

Vasquez, Peggy born 26 Sep 1939 died 10 Oct 1939

Zamora, Bolivar born 30 May 1951 died 13 Jul 2004 age 53y

Zamora, Gene A. born 1949 died 1990

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