Pueblo of Jemez

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Guide to Pueblo of Jemez ancestry, family history and genealogy: birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, parish registers, and military records.

Introduction[edit | edit source]

See also: Jemez Pueblo (New Mexico)

Jemez Pueblo is located in Sandoval County, New Mexico.

Established: Original Spanish land grant September 20, 1689. United States December 22, 1858

Agency: Southern Pueblos Agency

Tribe: Jemez

Population: 1969: Tribal enrollment: 1,528 [1]

Tribal Headquarters[edit | edit source]

Pueblo of Jemez
4471 Highway 4
P.O. Box 100
Jemez Pueblo, NM 87024
Phone: 575-834-7359

History[edit | edit source]

Brief Timeline[edit | edit source]

1598: Padre Alonzo de Lugo and the Spanish explorer Juan de Onate began to "Christianize" the Jemez.

1680: Pueblo Revolt, effort to drive Spanish from New Mexico.

1694:Diego de Vargas, kills 84 Warriors and captures 361 prisoners.

1838: Attacks by the Comanche and Spanish soldiers force the people to abandon their pueblo

1846: The Treaty of Guadalupe Hildago, New Mexico becomes part of the United States 1936: members of the Pecos Pueblo group join the Jemez

1878: Presbyterian Mission school established

Records[edit | edit source]

Land Record[edit | edit source]

Tribal land: 88,680 acres.

Important Websites[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Indian Reservations A State and Federal Handbook. Compiled by The Confederation of American Indians, New York, N.Y. McFarland and Co. Inc., Jefferson, North Carolina, c. 1986. FHL book 970.1 In2

Bibliography[edit | edit source]