Abreu Cemetery, Rayado, Colfax County, New Mexico

A former settlement by the name of Abreu was located here on the Rayado River. It was named for a prominent family and owners of a large ranch in the Maxwell land Grant (Lucien Maxwell and Luz Beaubien). Manuel Abreu, grandson of Manuel Abreu – Governor of New Mexico, was in the sheep and cattle business with Pablo Beaubien, Luz’s brother. He was also Director of the First National Bank of Fort Sumner. Lucien Maxwell‘s daughter Amelia Maxwell married Manuel Abreu. After her death, daughter Odile Bernice Maxwell married Manuel Abreu.

The following is a list of 19 burials occurring in Abreu Cemetery in Rayado, Colfax County, New Mexico.

Abreu Cemetery, Rayado, Colfax County, New Mexico

Abreu Cemetery, Rayado, Colfax County, New Mexico

Cemetery: Abreu Cemetery
GPS: N 36.36584 W 104.93351
County: Colfax
Directions: From Cimarron, head S about 11 mi on NM 21 to Rayado. After crossing Rayado Creek, W about 0.5 mi on first road; S and W to cemetery.

Abreu Cemetery, Rayado, Colfax County, New Mexico

SurnameGivenBirthDeathAgeNotes
Abreu Adelina 1866 Jul 14 1897 Oct 27 31
Abreu Charley 1882 May 1885 Jun 12 3 Son of Charles F. and Annie Abreu
Abreu Delia V. 1915 Sep 30 2012 Mar 22 97
Abreu Eduardo 1882 Apr 2 1882 Oct 27 0 Son of Jesus and Petra Abreu
Abreu Edward L. 1935 Dec 31 Married Feb 2 1957 to Joann Abreu
Abreu Ernest Beaubien 1933 Aug 7 2016 Mar 16 82 Son of Ernest and Eva Abreu; Born Springer, NM
Abreu Gertrude Brown 1886 May 23 1958 Nov 13 72
Abreu Jesus G. 1823 Sep 1 1900 Jun 30 76 Husband of Petra Beaubien; Purchased this plot in 1859
Abreu Joann D. 1936 Dec 4 2000 Jan 3 Married Feb 2 1957 to Edward Abreu
Abreu Juanita 1874 Mar 10 1874 Aug 5 0 Daughter of Jesus and Petra Abreu
Abreu Miguel 0 Baby
Abreu Narciso James 1921 Mar 22 1990 Oct 8 69 Son of Ramon Eduardo Abreu
Abreu Pablo 0 Baby
Abreu Petra Beaubien 1844 Jun 28 1914 Jul 4 70 Wife of Jesus Abreu; Beloved Mother
Abreu Philip Narciso 1925 May 29 1953 Feb 5 27 NM 1st Lt 1106 Base Unit AAF World War II
Abreu Ramon 1880 Mar 26 1882 Oct 15 2 Son of Jesus and Petra Abreu
Abreu Ramon Eduardo 1884 Mar 2 1928 Feb 22 2
Abreu Raymond E. 1995 Mar 14
Abreu Sofia 1872 Feb 18 1916 Nov 1 44