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
AbreuAdelina1866 Jul 141897 Oct 2731
AbreuCharley1882 May1885 Jun 123Son of Charles F. and Annie Abreu
AbreuDelia V.1915 Sep 302012 Mar 2297
AbreuEduardo1882 Apr 21882 Oct 270Son of Jesus and Petra Abreu
AbreuEdward L.1935 Dec 31Married Feb 2 1957 to Joann Abreu
AbreuErnest Beaubien1933 Aug 72016 Mar 1682Son of Ernest and Eva Abreu; Born Springer, NM
AbreuGertrude Brown1886 May 231958 Nov 1372
AbreuJesus G.1823 Sep 11900 Jun 3076Husband of Petra Beaubien; Purchased this plot in 1859
AbreuJoann D.1936 Dec 42000 Jan 3Married Feb 2 1957 to Edward Abreu
AbreuJuanita1874 Mar 101874 Aug 50Daughter of Jesus and Petra Abreu
AbreuMiguel0Baby
AbreuNarciso James1921 Mar 221990 Oct 869Son of Ramon Eduardo Abreu
AbreuPablo0Baby
AbreuPetra Beaubien1844 Jun 281914 Jul 470Wife of Jesus Abreu; Beloved Mother
AbreuPhilip Narciso1925 May 291953 Feb 527NM 1st Lt 1106 Base Unit AAF World War II
AbreuRamon1880 Mar 261882 Oct 152Son of Jesus and Petra Abreu
AbreuRamon Eduardo1884 Mar 21928 Feb 222
AbreuRaymond E.1995 Mar 14
AbreuSofia1872 Feb 181916 Nov 144