Family Histories

Contributors are invited to share their family history which will be disseminated on this web site and through social media.

The people of New Mexico are blessed with a long and proud history. Readers from all cultures are invited to share their family genealogies in this section, which will provide a familial blueprint for generations to come. [ Editorial guideline ]

Ana's Pacheco ancestors arrived in Santa Cruz, N.M. in 1739 and moved to Santa Fe in the late 1800s. The busy thoroughfare Pacheco Street is named after Ana's great-great-grandfather José de la Cruz Pacheco. [ Genealogy and DNA ]

One Woman's Story (Lenni Griego)

The Matriarch

Roots in the Rio Puerco


A Descendant of "Oñate’s Orphans" Who Left New Mexico

Grandpa Lolo’s Navajo Saddle Blanket: La tilma de Abuelito Lolo

Origins of New Mexico Families

The Highly Regarded Blacksmith