Rio Arriba County, NM
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Native Americans of Santa Clara Pueblo, New Mexico, perform the Matachines Dance wearing painted mitre headdresses
with two feathers and layers of fabric; they kneel in front of men in Euro-American dress with drums.
One of the Nine original counties formed in 1852
The county seat is Tierra Amarilla
Cities and Towns
Abiquiu * Alcalde * Chama * Chimayo * Dixon * Dulce * El Rito
Española * San Juan * Santa Clara Pueblo * Tierra Amarilla * Truchas
A special THANK YOU to Richard Ramos for his continued
transcription of the 1850 Census!
Church Histories / Records
Bios: Don Ramon Sanchez
Births: many listings
County Records: Book: Diary of My Journey From St. Louis to Santa Fe-by Governor William Carr
County Records: Directories: 1912-1913, U.S. Postmaster 1832-1971
County History: Cities and Towns, National Register of Historic Places, Town Histories
Marriages: many listings
Mother Superior Killed, Denver & Rio Grande Engineer Injured, Niños
Ahogados en el Rio Grande, Wm. Hancock run over and killed by train
News: Church: Nobody's Business, To Meet Miss Clarke
Court of Private Land Claims, PLAINTIFF CLAIMS THE WHOLE TOWN OF EL
RITO, NEW MEXICO, Star Route Prosecutions, United States Jurors, Low
Valuation of Property, Antonio Trujillo pleaded guilty to murder, The
interstate commerce commission decided in the case of M.W. Thompson vs.
the Santa Fe railroad
The "Field of Honor", J.I. Jennings, who recently murdered a man...was
lynched at Tierra Amarilla, New Mexico, Robbery, A Duel at Night, Tres
ladrones que llevaban robados unos caballos pertencientes á Don Juan
Chas. H. Henry left for Chama, New Mexico., Mr. and Mrs. Aderhold and
son and W.T. Watson left for Chama, Mr. House, a prominent
cattleman of Chama, New Mexico, is here for a few days., Mr. William C.
Finney has taken a well-paying position with the Denver & Rio
Grande Railroad, as train dispatcher at Chama, New Mexico., Dr. I.S.
Garthwaite, of Chama, New Mexico...practiced medicine at Webster Mills,
Miss Violet Detwiler, who is teaching in the Methodist Mission school
in that city, Mrs. James B. Johnson has left the district for Dixon,
New Mexico, where she will join her husband and make her future home.,
E.A. Roberts returned Tuesday from his vacation which he spent at
Dulce, New Mexico, Mrs. A.E. Roberts and little son, Eugene, will leave
tonight for Dulce, New Mexico, where they will spend a month or more
with Mrs. Roberts' father, M.S. Groves, Mrs. Robert Beecroft and family
left Monday to join her husband, who is at Truchas, New Mexico., Mr.
and Mrs. E. Clark, of Plaza del Alcalde are guests at the sanitarium.,
Hon. Amado Chaves, assistant superintendent of public instruction,
returned from Plaza del Alcalde, where he attended the teachers'
institute for Rio Arriba county which is being held in the town., Miss
Reese, the trained nurse, has returned from Plaza del Alcalde, where
she had been with Mrs. Elias Clark., Where Gossiping is Crime, Lessing
Nehl of Espanola, New Mexico, came Friday., Mrs. Richard Willis and
children from Espanola, New Mexico, have gone to Linden to visit her
sister Mrs. John O. Readbead., Daniel Bagley is in the city from his
present home, Espanola, New Mexico, Mrs. S.S. McBride and daughter Ruth
of Espanola, New Mexico, are making an extended visit at the Shyrock
home., Virgil Drace of Espanola, New Mexico, is visiting his grand
parents, Mr. and Mrs. J.J. Moore., Mr. Caffall from Espanola, New
Mexico, is here for the purpose of buying cattle., Mr. Jeff Hunt and
family are here from Espanola, New Mexico., Rev. Kessler of Espanola,
New Mexico is visiting friends and relatives at Selma.
News: Governing: Themas D. Burns, Election Proclamation
News: Indian Affairs: Indian Affairs in New Mexico-Colorado Democrats,
JICARILLA BOYS, James S. Perkins, of Dulce, New Mexico, has been
appointed agent of the Wallapai Indians at Hackberry school., Sealed
bids in duplicate, marked outside "Bid Hillcrest - West Boulder Lake
Unit," and addressed tot he Superintendent, Jicarilla Indian School,
Dule, New Mexico, PROPOSALS FOR LIVESTOCK, Indian Affairs: Farmer at
Santa Clara Pueblo Resigns, Freeman A. Taber, of California, has been
appointed farmer for the Santa Clara Indian reservation
News: Marriage Announcements:
Putnam-Mehringer, Former Leavenworth Teacher Married, Girl Will Wed to
Get Capital for Brother, Ball-Radcliffe, "Big White Squaw.",
The North American Coal Fields, Killing a 1000 Pound Grizzly, in
Outdoor Life, New Line to the South, Chas. Searls started Wednesday to
Chama, New Mexico, where he goes to re-enter the employ of Graydon
& Co., proprietors of extensive lumber mills., Mr. L.S. Frazier, of
Morton, called and renewed for his paper last week, Lincoln County
Teachers' Institute, NORTHERN NEW MEXICO AND GULF RAILWAY, One of the
ten highest mountains in the United States is: Truchas Peak, New
Mexico., FAMOUS FRENCH MINE FOUND IN NEW MEXICO, Noticias Del Estado,
Old Land Grant Suit
News: Sick List:
Shows Need of Hard Fight on White Plague, En la Plaza del Alcalde dejó
de exisir, el dia 26 del pasado, la señora Luisa Rodriguez de Martinez,
á resultas de reumas
Obits: Son of Mr. and Mrs. D.J. Evans, Mrs. Maria H. Wood Dead, Thomas Ortega, Hon. Manuel Garcia, Mrs. Alex Read, Bill Speer
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