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Linda Lopez March 28, 2005
I am trying to look up my ancestors that came from New Mexico.  I am new at this, so I can use all the help I can get.  Anyhow, I am interested especially in Mimbres.  My grandmother was born there in 1903.  I know her parents' names, but that is as far as I have gotten

READE

Rosemary Reade Ferrell April 26, 2005
My surname is Reade, my family has been in Deming since the 1800's, and my Mother, Helen Reade Dominguez, and I are all that are left here in this town.  My married name is Ferrell.  Thank You

WADDILL

Maggie Tatum July 31, 2005
I am interested in information on James Richard Waddill.  He's my great, great grandfather.  I have seen the name written as Waddell, but the family always spelled it as Waddill.  Thanks!

SPARKS

Dennis E. Foster February 15, 2006
I am looking for information on my grandmother's half sister who lived in Deming circa 1917.  The name was Lottie Sparks and she worked for the Mountain Telephone and Telegraph Co. in Deming. (I have pictures).  Her husband was Joe Sparks who may have been at Camp Cody.  I have searched the census records and all other sources I can think of, including a great web site listing the men stationed at Camp Cody, but I cannot find them.  Any suggestions other than a trip over there?

GARDNER

Dr. Dean Murphy Ph D April 26, 2006
I am interested in researching Lawrence Jack (Ward) Gardner who was buried in Mountain View Cemetery in Deming NM on 11/05/1936. Stepson to John W. Gardner.  who was married to Laura A. (Martin) Gardner, of Missouri.  I understand that Mr. Garner had relatives in El Paso, TX.  It is possible that Mrs. Gardner was in Hurley NM for a period of time under the name of Ward.  Thanks

SAMUEL

N Craw March 3, 2003
I'm researching the SAMUEL family of Luna county. Velva L (?) SAMUEL was the Postmaster of the Columbus, Luna County New Mexico from 1979 to ??.

PENA

Samuel P. Madrid April 4, 2003
I am researching Pena family in Deming, New Mexico.  Thank you,

PARKER

James Michael ("Mike") Parker April 15, 2002
I'm researching Jasper Newton PARKER who lived and died in the early 1970's in Deming, New Mexico.  He was my great-uncle on my father's side.  I understand he had a rather large cattle ranch there.   I'd appreciate any information. 

COOPER

Marina Tidwell June 22,2002
My great-grandparents, Nic and Emily Bastion, lived in Luna New Mexico from 1912-1945. I am looking for neighbors of the family -- the Cyrenus and Effie COOPER family.  My grandmother told me the COOPER's were attacked, and Cyrenus and his son Buce were murdered aroung the end of WWI.  I would like to exchange information with any descendents.

TOOT

Michael Maloney June 26, 2002
My ggramppa George TOOT born 7/31/1913 is a native of Deming, NM and I am trying to find his parents.

CLARK

Vandi Clark August 15, 2002
I am interested in William Seward CLARK who lived in Deming between about 1900 and 1930.  I am looking for information about his son, E. Carlton Clark and a friend, A. Kenneth Barr. 

RODRIGUEZ, BALDONADO, MALDONADO

Christine November 17, 2002
I am researching the Carlos RODRIGUEZ family and Victoriano BALDONADO/MALDONADO family

THARP

Patricia Miller  Mon, Mar 5, 2001   
Am looking for any info about Robert Newell THARP d 15 Aug 1909 in Deming NM. Have no proof of this yet, any help appreciated. Thanks.

HERR, APODACA, MARTINEZ

Tabitha August 15, 2001
I am looking for any information available on my grand parents and great grand parents. They lived in Deming, New Mexico.  My grand parents names were: Charles Lester HERR b. 2-22-1906 married on 9-16-1942 in Silver City, NM to Maria Estella APODACA b. 9-30-1919 in Deming, NM and my great grandparents were: Andres Gonzalez APODACA  b. 9-24-1890 in Mesilla, NM married on 5-8-1912 in Mesilla, NM to Maria MARTINEZ b. Nov. 1886 in Las Cruses, NM.  I live in Michigan and would appreciate any help that could be given on researching and/ or where to obtain more information on these individuals.

COIT

Brian Carl Coit September 18, 2001
I am looking for my Great Grandfather.  He lived in Deming New Mexico and owed a cotton farm. All I have is his last name and 3 of his son's names. COIT. My grandfather was named Carl COIT my great uncles names where Frank and Raymond if you have any info on him I would be grateful.

NUGENT, STEWART 

John Bumpous 21 July 2000
I am interested in finding information on John NUGENT, Mary NUGENT, Swan STEWART, and/or Hugh Ross STEWART (who died 1949 in Deming) all residing in Deming from 1940's to 1980's.  Any information will be appreciated. 

MUNOZ, AMATO

Brenda Ramsey  4 May 2000
I am researching the family of Francesco L. MUNOZ and Estella Gonzalez AMATO.  They were married in Aguascalientes, Mexico and moved to Deming after 1912.  He worked with the railroad.  Any information would be appreciated.

HOGUE

Spencer Kirschman 1 April 2000
Searching for information regarding the death of my uncle Ira B. (Johnny) HOGUE.  He died in 1969 somewhere near Deming or Silver City.

ARMSTRONG, DOYLE, FRANKLIN

Lance Hall 26 March 2000
I am looking for relatives of Montcalm ARMSTRONG (1873) and James B DOYLE (1848) who were living in Deming, NM in 1920.  There are also connections to a Laura FRANKLIN of Dallas.  Lance Hall, 7845 Ella Young Drive,  Fort Worth  TX  76135  [Lance also has some old postcards which may be of Deming...] 

CHAVEZ, DELGADO

Hope Chavez G. 25 March 2000
My grandfather was Gregorio CHAVEZ and my grandmother was Anastacia DELGADO.  They are both interred in the Deming cemetery.  That's all I know; have not been able to find any more information on their family background.  Would be grateful for any info.  Thanks. 

McKINNEY, WHITE

L. C. McKinney 23 March 2000
I am looking for any information about Leo Charles McKINNEY b. 26 Oct,1895 Del Rio TX, or Sterling City TX. d. 15 Aug 1952 at Grays Ranch, Animas, NM Bur.18 Aug 1952, Deming NM.  M.4 April 1923 to Winnie Gay WHITE in Lordsburg NM. Any information will be appreciated.  Thank You. 

WATERS

Helen L. Zink 3 March 2000
My great grandfather is supposed to have homesteaded near Deming NM. Robert Pleasant WATERS b 1858 TN.  His son James Claud WATERS was also to have been there at the homestead.  Don't have anymore information than that.  No dates, no better defined location than near Deming.  Appreciate any help. 

TOVREA, BOOKER

Jim Johnson 1 March 2000
Searching for G grandfather William Arthur TOVREA, who according to family ran a store in Deming in early 1900s.  Unable to find on any census for New Mexico.  born 11-23-1864 and died 1943 married to Dolly Ellen and Nellie BOOKER children William Elwood, Allen, Jess, Alfred, and Virgil. 

PUSCHEL, TILCH

Carole Merrill 24 February 2000
I am looking for information on Charles/Carl William PUSCHEL b. 12 Jul 1852 in Germany , d. 22 Nov 1935 in Deming, Luna, NM.  He married Pauline TILCH in 1885.  She was b. 13 Oct 1866 in Germany the d/o Henry TILCH & Pauline ??, d. 14 Apr 1943 in Mesa, Maricopa, AZ, bur. in Deming.  They had 10 children.  I'd love to compare information on this family as it is a real stumper! 

WELTY, POTOSKY

Donita Campbell TAGGETT 23 February 2000
I am looking for information on my namesake:  Donita WELTY POTOSKY.  She was known to reside in Deming before relocating to Longview, TX.  She was married to Anthony POTOSKY.  Any information regarding either of these persons will be greatly appreciated.  Thank you.