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Families of Colfax, New Mexico

Leo Leonard Family

Submitted by Michele

1. Leo Leonard (Source: (1) 1920 Dist 140, Trinidad, Las Animas, Colorado Census, listed as Leo Lenard aged 10 years living with parents ., (2) 1930 Dist 61, Prec 53, Chauqauqau, Las Animas, Colorado Census, Aged 21 years, living with cousin Edward Johnson and family born in New Mexico, states father from Italy, mother New Mexico, laborer on farm.), born 19 May 1910 in Elizabethtown, Colfax Co, New Mexico; died 19 Jul 1971.

He was the son of 2. Louis Leonard I and 3. Maria De Los Ramos Johnson. He married (1) Emma Maria Martinez (Source: 1920 Dist 1, Alamosa, Alamosa Co,
Colorado, Emma Maes age 2 months (census records dated January 1920, matches birth date given, Nov 1919) Spanish, born in Colorado probable Alamosa Co.).

She was born 06 Nov 1919 in Alamosa, Colorado. She was the daughter of Juan Jose Martinez and Maria Catalina Sierra.

Notes for Emma Maria Martinez:
Alamosa County Registrar
402 Edison Avenue
P.O. Box 630
Alamosa, CO 81101
(719) 589-6681

Generation No. 2

2. Louis Leonard I (Source: (1) 1910 Dist 32, Elizabethtown, Colfax, New Mexico Census, Head of Household 26/27 Aged 40 years, second marriage, married 3 years, born Austria, as well as parents, laborer, immigrated 1887, naturalized., (2) 1920 Dist 140, Trinidad, Las Animas, Colorado Census, Head of Household
216/240 listed as Louis Lenard renting home, 50 years old, married, immigration 1885, naturalized 1905 occupation wiper for railroad shop listed with wife and children also mother in law Tomasita Johnson.), born 1870 in Australia; died 26 Jul 1924 in Trinidad, Las Animas, Colorado. He married 3. Maria De Los Ramos
Johnson 01 May 1906 in Springer, Colfax, New Mexico. 3. Maria De Los Ramos Johnson (Source: (1) 1910 Dist 32, Elizabethtown, Colfax, New Mexico Census,
wife of Louis Leonard age 18, married 3 years, 2 of 2 children living, next HH is Garflied Johnson, next Tomacita Johnson, next ?? Martinez wifes name is Paulita., (2) 1920 Dist 140, Trinidad, Las Animas, Colorado Census, Mary Lenard wife of Louis Lenard age difficult to read, born New Mexico, father Pennsylvania, mother New Mexico, mother also in household.), born 05 Jan 1892 in Taos, New Mexico; died 20 Dec 1929 in Trinidad, Las Animas, Colorado. She was the daughter of 6. William S. F. Johnson and 7. Tomasita Cisneros.

More About Maria De Los Ramos Johnson:
Baptism: Our Lady of Guadalupe Church

More About Louis Leonard and Maria Johnson:
Marriage: 01 May 1906, Springer, Colfax, New Mexico
Children of Louis Leonard and Maria Johnson are:

i. Louis William Leonard II (Source: (1) 1930 Dist 128, Precinct 10, Salt Lake, Utah, Listed as Head of Houshold 88/92 aged 23 years, born New Mexico, father
Italy, mother New Mexico single, renting home, occupation: bucket loader for Tramway listed with brothers and sisters also Tomasita Johnson., (2) 1920 Dist 140, Trinidad, Las Animas, Colorado Census, aged 13 years living with parents.), born 21 Jan 1907 in Elizabethtown, Colfax Co, New Mexico; died 18 Nov 1974 in Salt Lake City, Utah.

More About Louis William Leonard II:
Baptism: 17 Mar 1907, St. Josephs Church, Springer, Colfax, NM
Burial: Salt Lake City, Utah

ii. Katherine Amelia Leonard (Source: 1920 Dist 140,
Trinidad, Las Animas, Colorado Census, Listed as Katie Lenard aged 12 years living with parents.), born 12 Mar 1908 in Elizabethtown, Colfax Co, NewMexico;
died 14 Jan 1982.

1 iii. Leo Leonard, born 19 May 1910 in Elizabethtown, Colfax Co, New Mexico; died 19 Jul 1971; married Emma Maria Martinez. iv. Adolph Leonard (Source: 1920 Dist 140, Trinidad, Las Animas, Colorado Census, aged 8 years living
with parents.), born 1912 in Elizabethtown, Colfax Co, New Mexico.

v. Thelma Leonard (Source: (1) 1920 Dist 140, Trinidad, Las Animas, Colorado Census, living with parents aged 5 years., (2) 1930 Dist 128, Precinct 10,
Salt Lake, Utah, Living with brother Louis, aged 15 years, born New Mexico.), born 1915 in Elizabethtown, Colfax Co, New Mexico.

vi. Augustine Leonard (Source: (1) 1920 Dist 140, Trinidad, Las Animas, Colorado Census, living with parents., (2) 1930 Dist 128, Precinct 10, Salt Lake,
Utah, Living with brother Louis aged 12 years born Colorado.), born 1917 in Trinidad, Las Animas, Colorado.

vii. Benjamin Leonard (Source: (1) 1920 Dist 140, Trinidad, Las Animas, Colorado Census, living with parents 2/12 months., (2) 1930 Dist 128, Precinct 10, Salt Lake, Utah, Living with brother 11 years of age name listed as Constantine.), born Nov 1919 in Trinidad, Las Animas, Colorado.

viii. Florence Leonard (Source: 1930 Dist 128, Precinct 10, Salt Lake, Utah, Living with brother Louis aged 7 years born in CO.), born 1922 in Trinidad, Las
Animas, Colorado.

Thanks, Michele