Saturday, June 20, 2015

Juan Bautista Valdez Grant ~ 1807

The son of Rosalia Valdez, Juan Bautista Valdez applied for his own grant in 1807 and it was granted.  These documents reveal quite a bit more of the family history.

The lands were owned by J. B. Valdez and then his children who are:  Jose Miguel, Francisco (never married nor had children), Jose Antonio and Antonia Rosa Valdez.  (frame 413)

Their heirs who are still living on the land:
Jose Miguel who left land to Juan Jose, Mariano, Pedro, Francisco, Maria de las Nieves, Pedro Nolasco, Rumaldo and Maria Victoria.

Jose Antonio who left land to Jose Francisco who transferred his to Luis Valdez, Maria Ignacia who transferred her land to Luis Valdez, Luis Valdez and Manuel Antonio Valdez.

Rosa Antonia Valdez who married Jose Ortega, left land to Geronimo Ortega, Maria de Jesus who left issue and named as Policarpio Garcia, Cesaria Garcia, Pedro Jose Garcia, Francisco E. Garcia, Jesus Maria Garcia, Maria Manuela Bridal, Margarita Garcia. (frame 422)

Reference:  Spanish Archives of New Mexico, Series I, Reel 35, Frames 413-422.  ©Henrietta M. Christmas

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