Chavez family of AZ & NM

This is my family’s Chavez lineage with research up to date in 2017.

Starting with my great grandfather Justiniano Chavez, going all the way back to the founding Chaves clan of New Mexico.


Justiniano Chavez b. 1 Jun 1907 Tuzas, Apache, Arizona & Barbara Rosenda Lucero m. 16 Nov 1929 McNary, Apache, Arizona.

Placido Chaves (baptized with Mexicano alias) b. 11 Feb 1857 Cebolleta, Valencia, New Mexico & Maria Chaves m. 15 Jan 1876 Laguna, New Mexico.

Antonio Jose Chaves (used Mexicano alias) b. 7 Feb 1824 Los Garcias, New Mexico & Maria Jaramillo

Jose Antonio Chaves & Maria Luz Salaices

Jose Mariano Chaves & Maria Manuela Romero m. Feb 2, 1773 at San Agustin de Ysleta. They are from Belen.

Cristobal Chaves & Maria Josefa Nunez (from Mexico City) m. 30 Jun 1756 at Laguna.

Antonio Duran y Chaves & Antonia Baca

Don Fernando Duran y Chaves II & Lucia Hurtado de Salas

*according to Beyond Origins website there is evidence he is Pedro’s son, not Fernando’s son as stated in ONMF.

Don Pedro (Gomez) Duran y Chaves & Dona Isabel de Bohorquez (Baca)

Chavez/ Chaves posts can be found here.