Thursday, April 23, 2015

Soldier, Juan Sandoval ~ enlistment 1765

Juan Sandoval son of Antonio Sandoval and Josepha Chaves, native of the villa of Santa Fe, occupation farmer, height 5'5", 24 years, CAPR (Roman Catholic), black hair and eyebrows, dark eyes, heavy beard, ruddy skin. He fills the position in this presidio of Santa Fe on 10 August 1765, in place of Santiago Garcia. 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 was given a license to discharge 31 October 1788.

Reference:  Spanish Archives of New Mexico, Series II, Reel 21, Frame 766. – DAR SAR
©Henrietta M. Christmas

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