Saturday, December 31, 2011
Maria Manuela signs this along with witnesses: Jose Romero, Cristobal Beltran and Jose Rafael Troncoso. Filed and recorded on April 11, 1866 in the County of Santa Fe.
Just a quick peek at the Santa Fe Marriages Book they are married on January 17, 1848, he is widowed of his second marriage to Refugio Martines and she is a widow of Jose Segura. In the will she makes mention that in the first marriage there were no children.
References: Santa Fe County Probate Book, pg.s 286-288; New Mexico Marriages, Santa Fe, 1728-1857, published by New Mexico Genealogical Society, pg. 231.
Thursday, December 29, 2011
November 13, 1865, Santa Fe Wills – Ortiz
On August 20, 1865, at Placer de Dolores, Juan Ortiz, a resident of this county of Santa Fe, is making his last will and testament. He notes his wife is Maria Paula Ortiz and names her and his son, Antonio Ortiz, as executors of his estate. He names his children as Antonio, Maria de la Luz, Juan, Josefa, Cayetano and Susano, who are four bachelor men (barones) and two girls. He was married to Maria Paula for 22 years. He signed the will and a seal was on that actual paper. Juan goes on in the subsequent documents and names his oldest son, Antonio Jose de la Cruz Garcia y Ortiz and his wife as Maria Paula Ortiz y Martinez. I’m not sure where the Garcia part comes in, but he uses that again when he orders that, his son, Cayetano Garcia y Ortiz turn over half the ranch in Pojoaque, but doesn’t say to whom, just upon his death. By November 13, 1865, Maria Paula Ortiz and her son Antonio J. Ortiz are submitting the final probate papers to the court and yet we find another Ortiz as the Probate Judge, Antonio Ortiz y Salazar. The sum of his estate was $10,000. The witnesses were Jose Serafin Ramirez, Aban Nieto and Guillermo Roybal, all sign their names to the document. [Santa Fe Probate Books, pgs. 249-253]
Maria Paula's mother was a Martin(ez), so that makes total sense. The puzzle is where does the Garcia, as part of the surname, fit into all this?
Wednesday, December 28, 2011
May 4, 1783, Pablo with Maria Victoria, Indians of the Pueblo of Nambe, witnesses: Juan Fural Jemonezo and Eusebio with the many people from the Pueblo. [FHL# 16870, pg. 2-3]
So what happened to the marriages from November 1780 to May 3, 1783? This is an area, where the priest might have recorded marriages in San Yldefonso, Nambe, Santa Cruz and possibly Santa Fe. In order to try and fill in the gaps a researcher will need to look at all the churches within a huge circle to see if they can find Pojoaque marriages.
Tuesday, December 27, 2011
FHL Film #16870
Monday, December 26, 2011
Friday, December 23, 2011
© Henrietta M. Christmas
Her executors are Miguel Ortega and Maria Guadalupe, her daughter, signed by the witnesses who were Francisco Herrera, Rafael Martin, Ramon Balencia, Florentino Salazar.
Wednesday, December 21, 2011
He goes on to explain the migration, trade and how the people lived. Their interactions with Indians and population changes. I will be rereading this over several times, just to see how my family fits into this story.
The article itself fits in nicely with what John Kessell wrote in his Kiva, Cross and Crown. Taking the text from here, it seems that there might be some additional data about these two villages that could be useful to genealogists. I hightly recommend reading this article if you have any ancestry that passed or lived in this area.
Tuesday, December 20, 2011
On 2 November 1779, Married and veiled, Juan Chio, Indian of this Pueblo of Pujuaque, legitimate son of Joseph and Mariana, both deceased, with Juana Romero, single, genizara, legitimate daughter of Juan Luis Romero and Teresa. Witnesses were: Antonio, el Governador, Joseph Manuel, and others from the Pueblo.
On 6 April 1780, I married with dispensation, Cristobal Marcelino Archuleta, español and resident of this jurisdiction, legitimate son of Ylario Archuleta and of Antonia Ontiveros, with Josepha Antonia Gallego, widow of Joseph Torres, and resident of this jurisdiction of Pojoaque, legitimate daughter of Xptobal Gallego and Prudencia Gomes del Castillo. Witnesses: Xptobal Truxillo, Don Matheo Roibal and Diego Duran. [FHL Film #16870]
Monday, December 19, 2011
The second best place to find material on Ireland is at www.familysearch.org. Go to Europe and then Ireland, there are a bunch of free databases and they keep adding to them. I keep checking this one about one a month.
Good luck hunting the Irish.
Saturday, December 17, 2011
Friday, December 16, 2011
The first Pojoaque marriage entry dated February 9, 1779, Antonio Cordova, español, single, resident of la Cañada, legitimate son of Gregorio Cordova and Barbara Valdez, with Rosalia Romero, single, española and resident of this jurisdiction of Pujuaque, legitimate daughter of Joseph Romero and Nicolasa Truxillo, witnesses were, Bartholome Truxillo, Francisco Gonzales, Juan Ortiz and others from this pueblo [FHL #16870, first entry].
One of the earliest churches that my ancestors attended was the one at Santa Cruz de la Cañada, a bit north of Santa Fe. I took the photo in Sept 2006 for a gathering of Quintana's.
Anyone in the area should stop by just to see this beautiful altar screen. Tradition stands that most people were buried in the floor of the churches in colonial New Mexico. When I'm there I like to think that my ancestors were able to attend mass, get baptized, married and be buried all in the same place.
Thursday, December 15, 2011
New Mexico will be celebrating their 100th Birthday of Statehood next year (2012). A good time to see how many of our ancestors would even think of celebrating their 100th birthday.
Wednesday, December 14, 2011
From other records we know he was married December 12, 1823 in Santa Fe. He is the son of Miguel Roybal and Maria Antonia Gonzales; his wife is the daughter of Ysidro Antonio Rodriguez and Maria de la Luz Fernandez (my ancestors). This will was dated July 15, 1862. Blas was born about 1801, making him almost 61 when he made this will prior to his death.
He goes on at the end to mention the clothes, the house should not be divided until Feliciana passes and then half should go to his daughter Guadalupe. The two sons, Ygnacio and Benito each get one pistol. Just from the length of the will (pages missing), it appears that Blas was a wealthy man. Citation for the will would be "Santa Fe County, NM, Probate and Will Book C, pages 3, 14, 15."
Saturday, December 10, 2011
Friday, December 9, 2011
D. Domingo Fariña fue secretario del S. O., t.p.h.a. (tuvo por hijos):
4. Da Dominga Fariña que se caso D. Antonio Ruoibal.
From that I went to the section in Volume IV called Ruibal. It states there that the family is from Tuy, and they derive from the family of Don Pedro Regalado de Silva Ruibal (o Ruybal). This appears to be a later family than Pedro Roybal Torrado, and they use the Silva Ruibal quite often. All this information needs to be studied further in order to tie them to Pedro Roybal Torrado and Elena de la Cruz.
Tuesday, December 6, 2011
I also enjoy history and do quite a bit of historical research that pertains to New Mexico from 1598-1821; at times I work past 1821 to Statehood of 1912. Ive also researched some incredible women in my ancestry, they have left significant legacies in New Mexico and I love to share their stories.
I've been lucky to have soldiers in my life. I give them all, a bunch of credit for serving their country and because of them, I do quite a bit of colonial military research using New Mexico records.
Thanks for visiting 1598 New Mexico.