Another Time in This Place

Historia, Cultura y Vida en Questa, New Mexico, USA

Tessie Rael de Ortega and Judith Cuddihy

Table of Contents

Front Matter From Our Hearts and Minds From the Record The Cycle of Birth, Life & Death Everyday Life in the 1920’s to 1940’s Appendix

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The Ortega Family

Ortega Family Juan De Jesus Ortega—great grandfather Jose Dolores Chavez—great grandfather Margarita Trujillo De Ortega—great grandmother Maria Antonia Gonzales DeChavez—great grandmother Agapito Ortega—grandfather Teodorita Chavez

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Additional Reading

Abert, Lieutenant James Willian. Expedition to the Southwest: An 1845 Reconnaissance of Colorado, New Mexico, Texas, and Oklahoma. University of Nebraska Press, Lincoln, 1999
Arny, W.F.M.

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A New Frontier

By 1840 San Antonio del Rio Colorado was well established and new settlers were continually arriving and more houses were being built all along the

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Women’s Work

Things sold at the store were flour, sugar, salt, kerosene for the lamps, matches, salt, baking powder, baking soda, and vinegar.

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