Huerfano County Colorado Maes Creek Cemetery AKA Turkey Creek Cemetery AKA Clover Cemetery AKA Valdez Cemetery
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Maes Creek Cemetery - at Junction of Maes Creek and Turkey Creek Road. This cemetery was named for Jose Benito Maes who settled the area in the late 1860's and which Maes Creek is named for. Located 4 miles north west of Farisita on County Road 620. SW 1/4 of SW 1/4 of Sec11 T26S R69W. This cemetery has been referred to as all of the above names in the church records. Recently someone mounted a large sign over the entrance proclaiming it to be the Valdez Cemetery but historical records show that it has never been named Valdez.
Outhouse at cemetery This is the only outhouse in any cemetery in the County
Baca Lorenza Vigil born --- died 12/25/1938 notes: [Baca Lorenza Vigil died 12-25-1938 buried 12-27-1938 residence: Turkey Creek notes: 74 years wife of Vicente Baca daughter of Jose Miguel Vigil and Maria Benina Rael Sacred Heart Death Records]
Baca Marcellina born --- died 03/16/1937 notes: Baca Marcelina died 03/16/1937 buried 03/18/1937 residence: Turkey Creek notes: 79 years daughter of Elonisio Baca and Jesus Maria Valdez Sacred Heart Death Records
Chavez Maria de los Reyes born --- died 01/25/1938 notes: (Chavez Maria de los Reyes died 01/25/1938 buried 01/27/1938 residence: Gardner notes: 58 years wife of Juan Chavez daughter of Juan P. Medina and Casimira Romero Sacred Heart Death Records
Cordova Andres born --- died 01/24/1946 notes: (Cordova Andres died 01/24/1946 buried 01/27/1946 residence: Turkey Creek notes: husband of Francisca Cortes son of Jose S. Cordova and Eleanor Gabaldon mal caseido witnesses: Michael Perrino and Jose de Vialpando Sacred Heart Death Records
Cortez Procopio born --- died 07/06/1919 notes: Cortes Procopio died 07/06/1919 buried 07/09/1919 residence: Las Gallinas notes: 13 years died by accident son of Macedonio Cortes and Sara Valdes Sacred Heart Death Records
Cortez Rafael born 8-6-1852 died 01/23/1936 notes: (Cortez Rafael died 01/25/1936 buried 01/27/1936 residence: Gardner notes: 84 years Son of Jose Cortez and Antonia Martinez Sacred Heart Death Records)
Cortez Sara born 1890 died 1968 notes: Together Forever
Cortez Todorita V. born 4-5-1889 died 05/23/1939 notes: erected 1978 Valdez Teodora died 05/23/1939 buried 05/27/1939 residence: Gardner notes: 59 years wife of Liberato Trujillo and Ernesto Cortez daughter of Jesus Valdez and Marcelina Baca Sacred Heart Death Records
Duran Tomasita V. Vigil born --- died 07/09/1945 notes: Duran Tomasita V. Vigil died 07/09/1945 buried 07/12/1945 residence: Taos NM notes: 80 years wife of Francisco Duran daughter of Miguel Vigil and Venigna Rael records says local is nata Taos resioga Sacred Heart Death Records
E.S.T. born --- died --- notes: small double wooden cross
Escobedo Augustina born 1888 died 1955 notes: Mother (Escobedo Agostina died 12/23/1955 buried 12/28/1955 residence: Pueblo notes: 67 years wife of Jose A. Escobedo died in Pueblo of carcinoma of the throat Mortician: Burress Sacred Heart Death Records)
Escobedo Juanito Clarana born --- died 03/16/1943 notes: Escobedo Juanito Clarana died 03/16/1943 buried 03/17/1943 residence: Turkey Creek notes: 16 days son of Sabino Escobedo and Marta Trujillo Sacred Heart Death Records
Escobedo Maria Antonia Laforet born --- died 11/15/1943 notes: Escobedo Maria Antonia Laforet died 11/15/1943 buried 12/29/1943 residence: Gardner notes: 87 years 11 months wife of Francisco Escobedo daughter of Juan C. Laforet and Encarnacion Velasquez burial date is probably the grave blessing Sacred Heart Death Records
Escobedo Sensicion County Burial Permit: died at Turkey Creek 11-15-1943 age 87y 10m 23d no marker
Espinosa David born --- died 07/15/1944 notes: Espinosa David died 07/15/1944 buried 07/18/1944 residence: Gardner notes: 27 years husband of Crisalda Valdez son of Juan Espinosa and Lucia Maes de Espinosa Sacred Heart Death Records. County Burial Permit: died at Turkey Creek 7-15-1944 age about 28 years.
Jaramillo Eloida Valdez born --- died 12/22/1945 notes: Jaramillo Eloida Valdez died 12/22/1945 buried 12/27/1945 residence: Turkey Creek notes: 23 years 5 months wife of Fred Jaramillo daughter of Ismael Valdez and Margarita Vialpando Sacred Heart Death Records
Leyba Duvgen born 10-15-1893 died 10/10/1954 notes: Colorado PVT Co M 110 Inf 28 Div WWI PH (Leyba Eduvegen died 10/10/1954 buried 10/15/1954 residence: Walsenburg notes: 60 years died at Denver sister: Mrs. Joe Escobedo St. Mary's Death Records
Lu? Maria born --- died 4-?-1928 notes: Lucero? Lujan?
Maes Jose Angel Panfilo born --- died 10/25/1952 notes: Maes Jose Angel Panfilo died 10/25/1952 buried 10/29/1952 residence: Gardner notes: 5 months son of Tobias Maes and Gertrudes Martinez Sacred Heart Death Records
Maes Juan Pablo born 6-24-1881 died 03/11/1948 notes: (Maes Juan P. died 03/11/1948 buried 01/13/1948 residence: Turkey Creek notes: 67 years 5 months husband of Manuelita Rael son of Nicolas Maes and (Nicol) Perfecta Espinosa Sacred Heart Death Records
Maes Leonardo born --- died 04/29/1953 notes: Maes Leonardo died 04/29/1953 buried 05/02/1953 residence: Gardner notes: 60 years husband of Juanita Maes also from Maes Creek cancer Sacred Heart Death Records
Martinez Eutimio born 7-9-1883 died 12/13/1919 notes: (Martinez Timio buried 12/13/1919 residence: Brenman Mine notes: 36 years fall of rock in mine St. Mary's Death Records)
Martinez Incarnacion Montoya born --- died 10/26/1936 notes: Martinez Incarnacion Montoya died 10/26/1936 buried 10/28/1936 residence: Maes Creek notes: 72 years wife of Lionisio Martinez Sacred Heart Death Records
Martinez Josephine Vivian born --- died 03/21/1941 notes: Martinez Josephine Vivian died 03/21/1941 buried 03/22/1941 residence: Gardner notes: 1 month 15 days daughter of Antonio Lino Martinez and Maria Luisa Escobedo Sacred Heart Death Records
Martinez Juan S. born 1864 died 1936 notes: (Martinez Juan S. died 10/28/1936 buried 10/29/1936 residence: Maes Creek notes: no other entries Sacred Heart Death Records
Martinez Mercedes Devoul born --- died 08/29/1941 notes: (Martinez Mercedes Devoul died 08/29/1941 buried 08/31/1941 residence: Gardner notes: 66 years wife of Juan de la Cruz Martinez daughter of William Devoul and Iginia Trujillo died at Santa Maria Pueblo Sacred Heart Death Records)
Medina Ausencio born 12-18-1886 died 11/27/1945 notes: Colorado PVT US Army (Medina Jose Asensio died 11/27/1945 buried 11/30/1945 residence: Turkey Creek notes: 59 years 9 months husband of Elvira Chavez son of Pablo Medina and Sinforosa Medina Sacred Heart Death Records)
Medina J. Dolores born --- died 03/07/1939 notes: (Medina Jose Dolores died 03/06/1939 buried 03/08/1939 residence: Maes Creek notes: 70 years husband of Cedelia Wilkins son of Carlos Medina and Guadalupe Trujillo Sacred Heart Death Records)
Montano Agapito born 08/04/1913 died 05/05/1951 notes: Colorado TEC 5 216 Armd Engr Bn WWII
Montes Maria N.C born --- died 02/19/1920 notes: Montes Maria N.C. died 02/19/1920 buried 02/20/1920 residence: Clover notes: child daughter of Amarante Montes and Clotilde Martinez Sacred Heart Death Records
Montoya Juan B. Lisaido born --- died 08/21/1939 notes: Montoya Juan B. Lisaido died abt 8-21-1939 buried 08/23/1939 residence: Gardner notes: 17 years son of Francisco Montoya and Fidelia Vigil suicide newspaper account Sacred Heart Death Records
Montoya Ricarte born 11/15/1914 died 04/27/1954 notes: Colorado PFC Co C 38 ENGR TNG BN WWII (Montoya Ricardo died 04/27/1954 buried 05/01/1954 residence: 326 E 4th notes: 40 years father: Frank Montoya car accident St. Mary's Death Records)
Perrino Sophia born 1897 died 1974 notes: Married 6-24-1917 same stone as Mike A. SSDI shows Maria
Perrino Tom Domenic born 12/18/1911 died 12/07/1978 notes: S SGT US Army WWII SSDI birth 12-18-1910
Pineda Francisco Anselmo born --- died 07/21/1947 notes: Pineda Francisco Anselmo died 07/21/1947 buried 07/23/1947 residence: Gardner notes: 10 years son of Golito Pineda and Isabel Cortez Sacred Heart Death Records
Pineda Soilo born 10/20/1907 died 11/23/1944 notes: (Pineda Soulo died 11/23/1943 buried 11/28/1943 residence: Del Carbon notes: 30 years husband of Maria Estella Cortez son of Juan Pineda and Ursula Vialpando Sacred Heart Death Records] County Burial Permit: died at Del Carbon 11-23-1944 age 38 years.
Rael Antonio born --- died 06/07/1924 notes: Rael Antonio died 06/07/1924 buried 06/08/1924 notes: 4 months pneu St. Mary's Death Records
Rael Catalina born --- died 04/16/1936 notes: Rael Catalina died 04/16/1936 buried 04/18/1936 residence: Gardner notes: 74 years wife of Ramon Rael daughter of Mariano Autobee and Elena Baca Sacred Heart Death Records
Sandoval Phillip H. born 1894 died 1952 notes: (Sandoval Philip notes: no entries between 6-24-1952 and 10-25-1952 Sacred Heart Death Records)
Sandoval Solomon T. born 11/09/1914 died 04/16/1992 notes: SFC US Army WWII SSDI birth 9-19-1914
Sandoval Ursulita born 1882 died 1956 notes: Mother (Sandoval Ursulita died 03/21/1956 buried 03/24/1956 residence: Gardner notes: 73 years 8 months husband deceased children: Primitivo Vialpando Irma Leo Solomon died of pneumonia Sacred Heart Death Records)
Valdez Felix V. born 1899 died 1936 notes: (Valdez Felix died 03/04/1936 buried 03/07/1936 residence: Turkey Creek notes: 36 years husband of Sidelia Cortez son of Julian Valdez and Sinforosa Montez Sacred Heart Death Records)
Valdez Ismael born 1892 died 1948 notes: (Valdez Ismael died 08/03/1948 buried 08/06/1948 residence: Gardner notes: 56 years 3 months 2 days husband of Magdalena Vialpando son of Juan Santos Valdez and Maria de la Cruz Montano Sacred Heart Death Records)
Vialpando Eulalia born 1874 died 1945 notes: (Vialpando Eulalia Maes residence: Gardner notes: wife of Jose Vialpando daughter of Pablo Maes and Margarita Lujan no other entries between 1-26-1946 and 2-5-1946 cemetery listed as Rito Meses Sacred Heart Death Records) Headstone says Vailpando.
Vialpando Jose A. born 1889 died 1954 notes: (Vialpando Jose A. died 12/05/1954 buried 12/09/1954 residence: Loma Park notes: 65 years died in Walsenburg wife: Fernanda Vialpando St. Mary's Death Records)
Vialpando Jose E. born 1867 died 1939 notes: Surname spelled Vailpando (Villapando Jose Eugenio died 03/04/1939 buried 03/06/1939 residence: Maes Creek notes: 73 years 11 months husband of Eulalia Maes son of Dimas Villapando and Soledad Romero Sacred Heart Death Records) Headstone says Vailpando.
Vigil J.L. born 1869 died 1948 notes: (Vigil Jose de la Luz died 04/05/1948 buried 04/08/1948 residence: Gardner notes: 79 years 11 months 25 days husband of Carmen Lopez son of Jose Miguel Vigil and Benigna Rael Sacred Heart Death Records)