Sunday, February 22, 2015

Alferez Antonio Guerrero ~ enlistment 1752

Antonio Guerrero, son of Alferez don Francisco Guerrero and doña Maria Paes native of this villa of Santa Fe, occupation farmer, height 5'5" and on line, 21 years, CAPR (Roman Catholic) fair skinned, handsome, black hair and eyebrows, full faced beard.  He fills the position for an unlimited time in this royal presidio of the villa of Santa Fe on this 4th day of January 1752; in place of Antonio de Armenta.  He was read the penalties called for in the ordinance…having been advised that this is the explanation (justification), and no excuse whatsoever will be accepted from him; he signed.  Antonio Guerrero (rubric) and Juan Bapta de Anza (rubric)

Margin: He was promoted to Corporal on 17 October 1772. Promoted to Sergeant on 1 January 1779. Promoted to second Alferez (2nd Lt.) on 1 August 1782. Promoted to first Alferez (1st Lt.) on 5 May 1789.

Reference:  Spanish Archives of New Mexico, Series II, Reel 21, Frame 750 – DAR SAR.
  ©Henrietta Martinez Christmas

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