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Mary Butler, Derry, Sierra Co., New Mexico

Mary Butler, Derry, Sierra Co., New Mexico

Posted: 1287363109000
Classification: Query
Surnames: Butler, Luchini,
Searching for the family of Mary Butler. She was born 2 Oct. 1873 unknown. She married Benjamin Alejandro Luchini unknown. She died in Derry, Sierra Co., New Mexico. 5 Sept. 1958. Benjamin Luchini was born in Las Cruces but his whole family moved to Derry when he was young. They are both buried at Garfield just across the border in Dona Ana Co. All of Benjamin's brothers and sisters and parents are also buried at Garfield.

Re: Mary Butler, Derry, Sierra Co., New Mexico

Posted: 1287416564000
Classification: Query
If it may help you:
1930 census, Derry,NM
Luchini, Benj. A.-55;married first at 26;born NM,father born Italy,mother born NM;merchant
wife-Mary B.-53;married first at 24;born NM,father born OH,mother born TX;proprietor-hotel
son-Joe W.-15;born NM
mother in law-Butler,Refugio-86;widow;married first at 23;born TX,parents same
{1920 census,same place,they have children Ben age 19,Eusebia age 10,Jimmie age 8 and Jose age 6; the 1910 census shows a daughter Cecilia 6m old}

Refugio Butler died on Oct.26,1937,in Derry. Parents given as Alejandro Urtiaga and Jesus Gomez.
She is buried in Garfield-there is a photo of her headstone on

Refugia Butler is found in the 1880 La Mesilla,Dona Ana,NM census living w/her brother Juan Urtiaga,his wife,and siblings Natividad,Pantelina,Alejandro; with Refugia are children Roberto age 10,and Maria age 7. Everyone is shown to have been born in Texas,and the father of the Butler children shown to be born in Ohio.

Refugia Butler was counted as a widow in the 1890 Veterans' census,still in Mesilla,Dona Ana,NM; husband given as Robert Butler.
She applied for a widows veteran pension in Dec.of 1891, husband given as Robert O.Butler-alias "John J.Butler".

She is in the 1900 census for Mesilla, widowed, born Feb.1850;2 children born, 2 living; with her is sister Natividad;the same in 1910.
In 1920 she lived with her son as:
Butler,Norberto-49;born TX,father born OH,mother born TX;farmer
wife-Carolina-33;born NM,parents same
dau.-Petra-22;born NM
son-Norberto Jr.-21;born NM
son-Francisco-18;born NM
son-Alejandro-4m;born NM
mother-Refugio-75;widow;born TX
{NM deaths shows a baby George Butler,born 1921 and died in April of 1921 to Norberto U.Butler and Carolina Frietze-buried in Mesilla;Norberto shown to have been born in Socorro, TX,Carolina in Mesilla}
{Carolina died in 1980-buried San Albina Cemetery-Mesilla}

In 1910 Mesilla
Butler,Noverto-39;married 17yrs;born TX;farm labor
wife-Dolores L.-38; 7 children born, 3 living;born NM
{Cemetery record for Noberto Jr. gives his mother's maiden name as Lucero; he died in 1989,also buried in San Albino Cemetery}

in 1900 Mesilla:
Butler,Noberto-28;born Mar.1872;TX
wife-Dolores- 29;born Mar.1871;NM;married 7 years; 5 children born, 3 living
dau.-Petra- 3;born Feb.1897
son- Norberto-1;born Jun 1899
son-Jose-born Jan 1900
mother in law- Lucero,Tomasa-46;born Dec.1853;widow; and her daughters Hilaria 13,and Juanita 7.

Re: Mary Butler, Derry, Sierra Co., New Mexico

Posted: 1314625673000
Classification: Query
Maria de los Angeles Butler Luchini was born October 2, 1873 in Socorro, Texas. Her parents Maria Refugio Urtiaga(Texas) and John J. Butler(Ohio). They were married April 22, 1868. John died March 6, 1876 in Magdalena, New Mexico. source Declaration for Widows pension dated October 29, 1906 National Archives.
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