Saturday, April 25, 2015

Soldier, Jose Miguel Griego ~ enlistment 1766

Jose Miguel Griego son of Joseph Griego and Maria Tenorio of Santa Fe, occupation farmer, height 5'3" and one line, 24 years old, red hair, eyebrows and beard, blue eyes, fair skinned. He fills the position in this presidio of Santa Fe on 14 February 1766, in place of Juan Manuel Sandoval. 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)

Juan Bapta de Anza, (rubric)

Margin: He transferred to the position of invalid roster 21 August 1789.

 Reference:  Spanish Archives of New Mexico, Series II, Reel 21, Frame 767.  DAR SAR
©Henrietta M. Christmas

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