Meliton Lucero: b. c. 1860 NM; d. abt. 1960 age "over 100" Denver, Denver Co. CO; m. Isabel? According to family lore he was a US Calvary Scout, of Spanish descent, fair with gray eyes. After his wife died, the two youngest children shown below were adopted by the Trujillo family. Meliton stayed in contact with them; he lived with daughter Carolina in his old age. He likely had more than one wife.
Children of Meliton Lucero:
(1) (son) Lucero
(2) (son) Lucero
(3) Joseph? Lucero
(4) Carolina (nee Lucero) Trujillo (adoped by Ramon Trujillo and wife of Sabinoso, San Miguel Co. NM): b. Apr 1891 NM
(5) Ambrosio (nee Lucero) Trujillo (adoped by Ramon Trujillo and wife of Sabinoso, San Miguel Co. NM): b. 23 Jul 1893 Las Vegas, San Miguel Co. NM; d. Dec 1963 Denver, Denver Co. CO; m. Erlinda Rodarte
Note: The test subject was a son of Ambrosio and Erlinda. According to the New Mexico DNA Project, his "DNA is not Lucero DNA; it's Chavez DNA." I don't know what to say about that. According to the family, Meliton's surname was Lucero.
FamilyTreeDNA Kit #N6750
pedigree provider: Carol Nocella, firstname.lastname@example.org