Easter 1953: Mom Annie Duran and Antoinette Duran
Dad Antonio Mestas Duran served during WWII
Grandparents of Antoinette Duran:
24 July 1902: Jose de Jesus Jurado marries Maria de Jesus Licon, Sacred Heart Catholic Church, El Paso, Texas
1952: Grandpa and Grandma Jurado celebrate their 50th Wedding Anniversary at their home on 2nd Street in Boyle Heights, Los Angeles, California

Onlookers: Mary Helen Duran Ramirez; Annie Ramirez; Cecelia Duran; Annie Jurado Duran; Helen Jurado Ronstadt; Sandy Ronstadt; Arlene Alcala; Joseph Duran; Martha Jurado Arriola; Christina Flores

Grandparents of Tony Silva:
Santiago Silva and Petra Garcia on their wedding day, 19 August 1912 at Ysleta, Texas.
The Mission Church at Ysleta, Texas where Santiago Silva and Petra Garcia were married 19 August 1912.
Parents of Raymond Anthony Silva:
Josephine Lerma Silva and Jimmy Silva
14 June 1975: Antoinette Duran marries Raymond Anthony Silva, Pasadena, California
Son of Raymond Anthony Silva and Antoinette Duran Silva :

Eric Silva at the ruins of Quarai, New Mexico

San Miguel del Socorro Misson, Socorro, New Mexico, was established by 1821. It served families of the surrounding area including La Joya de Sevilleta.
Victor Duran Avenue in today's Rodey, New Mexico, was named for Victor Duran, husband of Victoria Gabaldon, and son of Esequio Duran and Rosa Benavides. The Duran family was among the first settlers of what was originally called El Colorado, New Mexico. Victor (Jose Vitoro) Duran was born 6 March 1841 in Sabino, New Mexico, north of Socorro. He served during the Civil War as a sargeant and was among the voluntary militia of El Colorado. He married Maria Victoria Gabaldon, daughter of Jose Pablo Gabaldon and Ana Maria de la Cruz Aragon of La Joya de Sevilleta, New Mexico, on 14 August 1861 and the marriage is recorded at San Miguel del Socorro Church.
Great Great Grandparents of Antoinette Duran:
Victor Duran, b. 6 Mar 1841, Sabino, New Mexico, and Victoria Gabaldon, b. 29 Dec 1842, La Joya de Sevilleta, New Mexico, were the parents of Luciano Duran, (Antoinette's Great Grandfather), Bartolo Duran, Mariana Duran, Efran Duran, and Ramona Duran.
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