Wednesday, March 7, 2012

Lucas Moya and Getrudes Gonzales sell land 1766

Lucas de Moya and his wife, Gertrudes Gonzales, from this villa, she obtained an inheritance from her father, Juan Angel Gonzales and her mother. They sold land to their nephew, Manuel Moya with the exception of the corn fields which Lucas plants every year, for the price of $150 pesos. The land is located down the river of this villa of Santa Fe. Signed Lucas Moya, for his wife, Gertrudes Gonzales, Francisco Guerrero, Juan Francisco Niño Ladron de Guevara and Santiago Fernandez. Dated May 18, 1766 in Santa Fe.

Reference: Spanish Archives of New Mexico, Series I, Twitchell #575.

© Henrietta M. Christmas

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