- Born: Abt 1647, Villa de los Lagos, Nueva España 252
- Marriage (1): Sebastiana Rodríguez on 7 May 1696 in Santa Fé, Nuevo Méjico, Nueva España 248,252,510
- Marriage (2): María Osuna 510
- Died: After 1705, Nuevo Méjico, Nueva España 510
Blood on the Boulders, Vol. I, p. 557 510, and José was still alive in 1705.
Noted events in his life were:
• Background Information. 252,424
José López was a native of Los Lagos, later married to Sebastiana Rodríguez in Santa Fé in 1695.
~ Origins of New Mexico Families: A Genealogy of the Spanish Colonial Period, p. 208
José López came to New Mexico in 1695 with the Páez Hurtado group.
~ The Páez Hurtado Expedition of 1695: Fraud in Recruiting Colonists for New Mexico
• Background Information. 510
"In Zacatecas on 11 Dec 1694, Capt. Juan Páez Hurtado, for the purpose included in his excellency's directions, brought to the royal accounting house José López, mestizo, a native of the Villa de Los Lagos, forty-seven, average height, straight black hair, dark-skinned, married to María de Osuna, española, forty, with a child named María de la Encarnación, five. He received 300 pesos in reals from the hands of the lord judges and treasury officials, to which I attest. The lords and the Captain signed it.
Don Luis de Bolívar y Mena
Don Martín Verdugo de Haro y de Avila
Juan Páez Hurtado
Before me, José de Santamaría Maraver
His majesty's notary
In the city of Nuestra Señora de los Zacatecos, on 14 Feb 1794, before the judges & treasury officials, José López's family pass muster on horseback, with two people rather than three because María de Osuna died on 9 Feb 1695.
~ Blood on the Boulders, Vol. I, pp. 488-490
José married María Osuna.510 (María Osuna died on 9 Feb 1695 in Zacatecas, Nueva España 510.)
José next married Sebastiana Rodríguez, daughter of Pascual Rodríguez and Juana de la Cruz, on 7 May 1696 in Santa Fé, Nuevo Méjico, Nueva España ,252.,510 (Sebastiana Rodríguez was born in 1666 in Zacatecas, Nueva España 248.)
Noted events in their marriage were:
• Diligencia Matrimonial. 248
28 Apr 1696, Santa Fé. José López, mestizo, native of Valle de los Largos, widowed of Maria de Osuna buried in Zacatecas' main church, son of José López and María de Espinosa, natives of Santa María de los Largos, and Sebastiana Rodríquez (30), mestiza, native of Zacatecas, widow of Matias de Contreras buried in main church of Panaco, daughter of Pascual Rodríguez and Juana de la Cruz, natives of Zacatecas. ~Witnesses: Bartolomé Labato (33), native of Sombretrete; José Antonío Romero (29), native of Carmona and Presidio soldier; Juan de Guido (29), native of Zacatecas who says first husband was buried in Panaco's main church. Pair married 6 May 1696, with witnesses Salvador Matias de Ribera and Juana de Sosa.
~ Roots Ltd., Diligencias Matrimoniales, pp. 917-918