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Sebastian González
Ysabel Bernal
(1603-Abt 1648)
Pedro Varela
Señorita de Losada
Juan González Bernal
(Abt 1627-Abt 1679)
Apolonia Varela de Losada
Melchora de los Reyes González
(-Bef 1730)


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Luis Martín Serrano

Melchora de los Reyes González

  • Marriage: Luis Martín Serrano 252
  • Died: Bef 1730, Nuevo Méjico, Nueva España 510

bullet  Noted events in her life were:

• Background Information. 252
Juan González Bernal
died before the Reconquest, but some of his children returned to Santa Fe. Two daughters of his were Antonia Bas González and her sister Melchora. Antonia lived with her daughter and two grandchildren in Santa Fe, while Melchora had moved to Santa Cruz. In 1704, they deposed that land in the center of Santa Fe, unfairly granted to Diego Arias de Quirós, had belonged to Isabel Bernal before 1680.

Melchora had a niece, Ana Bernal, the wife of Luis López. She lived with Diego González, and a Juan González was also Ana Bernal's uncle. Juan testified in 1691 as "Juan González Bernal" that he was a native of New Mexico and twenty-three years old. In short, both Diego and Juan seem to be brothers of Antonia and Melchora.

~ Origins of New Mexico Families: A Genealogy of the Spanish Colonial Period , Kindle Locations 8246-8255

• Background Information. 252
Luis Martín's second wife was Melchora de los Reyes (González?), by whom he had a daughter, Polonia, who married Domingo Laureano (Gómez) in 1722 [DM, 1722, no. 5], and a son, Diego, who married Josefa de Torres in 1716, by whom he had a son, Nicolás, Nov. 3, 1721 [DM, 1716, no. 21; Gen., 1721, no. 5]. Children of this second marriage mentioned in the 1711 suit were Rosa and Catalina [loc. cit.]. Rosa was the wife of Nicolás López, while Catalina married Alonso Fernández in 1695 [DM, 1695, no. 19. A son, Manuel, married María Josefa de la Candelaria Montaño in Santa Fe, Aug. 25, 1730 [DM, 1730, no. 3].

~ Origins of New Mexico Families: A Genealogy of the Spanish Colonial Period, Kindle Locations 16165-16180

Melchora married Luis Martín Serrano, son of Luis Martín Serrano Captain and Catalina de Salazar.252 (Luis Martín Serrano was born about 1628-1633 in Nuevo Méjico, Nueva España and died After 1697 & Before 1707 in Nuevo Méjico, Nueva España.)


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