Juan Valenzuela 2
Another name for Juan was Juan Valensuela.
Noted events in his life were:
1. He emigrated in 1860 from , , , MEX. 3
2. Census in 1900 in Willcox, Cochise, AZ. 2 The 1900 census recorded J. Valenzuela, widowed, no occupation, 54, born Aug 1846 in Mexico who immigrated in 1860, living with his children born in Arizona: son Francisco, day laborer, 31, Oct 1869; daughters Carmen, 21, Mar 1879; Petra, 17, Feb 1883. Also in the home is his daughter, Conception, 29, Jun 1871, and her husband [J.'s son-in-law] L. Mendosa, day laborer, 30, born May 1870 in Mexico who immigrated in 1890, with their children born in Arizona: Esquifula, 8, Nov 1892; and son Juan, 3, Dec 1897. The census indicates J. [Juan] had fathered 8 children, 4 alive in 1900, and that he could not speak English.
Juan married Felicita Martinez on 27 Jul 1875 in Tucson, Pima, AZ.1 (Felicita Martinez was born in , , , MEX.)
1 FamilySearch.org, <i>Arizona, Marriages, 1865-1949</i>, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/FQ2M-PYQ Juan Valenzuela and Felicitad Martinez, 27 Jul 1875.
2 <i>1900 United States Census</i>, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/M9V4-79Q Petra Valenzuela in household of J Valenzuela, Wilcox Precinct, Cochise, Arizona Territory, United States; citing sheet , family 244.
3 <i>United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918</i>, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/K6VF-HP3 Charles Edward Beecher, 1917-1918; citing Harrisburg City no 2, Pennsylvania, United States, NARA microfilm publication M1509.