Saturday, July 4, 2015

Soldier, Antonio Xavier Madrid ~ enlistment 1768

Antonio Xavier Madrid son of Xptobal Madrid and Francisca de Herrera, native of this villa of Santa Fe, occupation farmer, 5'1" tall, 25 years old, CAPR (Roman Catholic), black hair, eyebrows and eyes, olive skinned.  He fills the position in this presidio of Santa Fe on 4 January 1768 in place of his father Xptobal Madrid. 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.

Juan Bapta de Anza (rubric)

Margin:  Was placed on the invalid roster on 1 May 1792, signed (illegible).

Reference:  Spanish Archives of New Mexico, Series II, Reel 21, Frame 773.  DAR SAR
 ©Henrietta Martinez Christmas

No comments:

Post a Comment