Tuesday, April 7, 2015

Jose Rafael de Aguilar ~ enlistment 1759

Jose Rafael de Aguilar, son of Alonso de Aguilar and Melchora Sandoval, native of this villa of Santa Fe, occupation farmer, height 5'2" tall, 25 years, CAPR (Roman Catholic), black hair and eyebrows, fair skinned, almost round face, black eyes. He fills the position in this presidio of Santa Fe on 2 December 1759 in place of Alexandro Valdes. 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; signed by mark. Those being witnesses were the Sergeants Antonio Guerrero and Pablo Sandoval. (mark)

Margin: On invalid roster, 21 August 1789, Anza (rubric)

Reference:  Spanish Archives of New Mexico, Series II, Reel 21, Frame 763. – DAR SAR
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