Huerfano County, Colorado
Family Group Sheet
Louis VASQUEZ, Jr.

Huerfano County Genealogy
Louis VASQUEZ, Jr.
Born: 7 Jul 1847 in Fort Bridger, (Utah Territory, WY)
Bapt: 25 Sep 1851 in Platte River by Father DeSmet
Died: 10 Oct 1881 in Apishipa Valley, Las Animas Co. CO 1
Buried: OCT 1881 in Masonic Cemetery Walsenburg, Huerfano Co. CO 2
Father: Pierre Louis VASQUEZ
Mother: Narcissa Burdette LAND
NOTES: Died at his home on the Apishipa River of Mountain Fever OB Arrived in CO the Fall-Winter 1865 and took over the Hiram Vasquez homestead on the Apishipa. Marriage certificate lists Spring Rancho as residence Honored member of Mason Fraternity
WIFE: Sarah Elizabeth DEAL
Married: 7 Aug 1875 in residence of Hiram Vasquez 3
in Huerfano Co. Territory of Colorado
Married: (2) John RIK (RICK) Jan 11 1891
Born: May 1859 in Georgia 4
Occupation: Housewife, Runs Hotel 1910 in Walsenburg
NOTES: (Brother) Fletcher Deal m. Lizzie McAllister 30 Apr 1890 of Walsenburg Mason Cemetery Walsenburg Deal W. Fletcher 1862-1928, Deal, Elizabeth 1865-1946 Edward H. Strange m.(sister)Georgiana H. Deal 24 Dec 1883 of Walsenburg 1885Cen. Marr. Certificate states Mrs. Elizabeth Vasquez married John Rik Jan 11 1891 1885 in Las Animas Co. living with Hiram and Martha Vasquez 1900 in Santa Clara Sarah mother of 11 children 10 living 1910 in Walsenburg owns/mortgage 128 W. 8th St. 1920 in Grand Junction, Mesa Co. CO Edna Bowden, Gr.Dau.@8 living with her Family rumor is that Sarah spent her last days with son, Lee in California.
Born: 9 Jun 1877 in Apishipa Valley, Las Animas Co. CO 6
Died: 3 Mar 1954 in Grand Junction, Mesa Co. CO
Married Charles Holmes 13 Nov.1892 at Huerfano Co. CO in Scissors, CO (Book 4)
NOTES: Separated in 1907 not divorced (Cragin Papers "Hiram Vasquez X 20) Son-Arthur H. Holmes b.1896 d.1966 married Edith Emily Terrell Had 5 children Son-Jack Lee Holmes b. Jan 3 1931 Resident of Grand Junction for 24 years
CHILD 2 (F) Lydia "Jenny Delight" VASQUEZ
Born: 2 Feb 1879 in Apishipa Valley, Las Animas Co. CO 7
Died: 22 Jun 1964 in Palisade, Mesa Co. CO 8
Buried: Jun 1964 in Palisade, Mesa Co. CO
Married:(1) Winter 1896-97 Gustav Adolph Gus HERRMANN b.24 Oct 1875 d.4 Aug 1908
Married:(2) 26 Jul 1909 Raton, NM Ed DOMINIC d. 21 Dec 1964 5
NOTES: Gus Herrmann was born in Westcliff, Custer Co. CO His parents were George F. and Katherene Herrmann. Gus drowned in an irrigation canal in Grand Junction. They had two children. Earl b.13 Feb 1898 d. 5 Aug 1898 Marjorie Ione b.15 Jun 1902 married Walter RAINEY, two children, Dorothy and Bob Died of blood clot in brain
CHILD 3 (M) Hiram W. "Oliver" VASQUEZ
Born: 20 Jul 1880 in Apishipa Valley, Las Animas Co. CO
Died: 16 Oct 1887 in Apishipa Valley, Las Animas Co. CO
NOTES: Is mentioned in the Life of Hiram Vasquez Book on Pages 194, 331 1900 Census states Sarah (Laura) mother of 11 children 10 living 1885 Cen Hiram @ 3 (all the ages 2 years short Sarah, Laura, Lydia, probably given by Mrs. M. Vasquez, wife of Hiram)
CHILD 4 (M) Jessie Lee VASQUEZ
Born: Mar 1889 in Las Animas or Huerfano Co. CO 9
ADDITIONAL NOTES: 1 Tombstone Obituary Huerfano Newspaper B3 2 Tombstone P109 3 Huerfano Marriage Certificate Book No. 4 4 1900 Census Laura L ? @41 May 1859 -1910 Cen @53 1920 Cen @ 60 5 Maude Vasquez Coleman Papers-Hiram Vasquez Book p.331 note 9 6 1885 Cen @8 7 1885 Cen @6 1910 Cen @31 L9 8 JBN Files L26 9 1900 Cen @11 - 1910 Cen @ 21
SUBMITTED BY: Charlene Crump
DATE: 11-14-2000

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