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Juan Montaño
(Abt 1685-1729)
Matías Romero
(Abt 1680-After 1753)
Angela Teresa Vallejos
(Bef 1685-After 1750)
Nicolás Montaño García
(Abt 1710-)
María Quiteria Romero
Rita García y Romero
(1751-Bef 1800)


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Juan Domingo de Torres

Rita García y Romero

  • Born: 1751, Tomé, Nuevo Méjico, Nueva España 3
  • Marriage: Juan Domingo de Torres on 14 Jan 1766 in San Augustín de la Isleta, Isleta, Nueva Méjico, Nueva España 34
  • Died: Bef 1800, Tomé, Nuevo Méjico, Nueva España 34

bullet   Other names for Rita were María Rita Marta García, Rita García, Rita Romero, Marta Sedillo and Rita Marta Sedillo García.

bullet  General Notes:

From the Founding fathers of Rio Abajo data base, her name is given as María Rita Marta García.

In the N.M. Marriage, Churches of Immaculate Conception of Tóme and Our Lady of Belén pages 16, 27.

My father gave me her name as Rita García y Romero. According to Origins of NM Families, page 234, García was given to her by the man, Tomás García, who raised her father, Nicolás Montaño García.

I found her name as both Rita García and Rita Romero in the NM Marriages and Baptisms, San Augustin de la Isleta Church. As a parent, she used Rita García, but in her marriage record on page 15 she used Rita Romero. 3,31,34,46,252

bullet  Noted events in her life were:

• Census: Spanis, 1790, Belén, Valencia, Nuevo Méjico, Nueva España. 482
Second Plaza of Belén
Juan Domingo Torres, 44, rancher; m. Rita Garcia, 39; 4 sons, 21, 15, 8, 6; 1 daughter, 10

~Spanish 1790 Census, p. 42
~Río Abajo, p. 224

Rita married Juan Domingo de Torres, son of Diego de Torres and María Martín Serrano y Salazar, on 14 Jan 1766 in San Augustín de la Isleta, Isleta, Nueva Méjico, Nueva España.34 (Juan Domingo de Torres was born about 1730 in Santa Fé, Santa Fé, Nuevo Méjico, Nueva España 3 and died in Tomé, Nuevo Méjico, Nueva España.)

bullet  Noted events in their marriage were:

• Marriage. 34
14 Jan 1766 - Juan Torres, son of Captain Diego Torres and Maria Salasar, both deceased, married Rita Romero (Rosa in margin), daughter of Nicolas Montaño, deceased, & Quiteria of Belén.

~~New Mexico Marriages and Baptisms San Augustin de la Isleta Church, p. 15
Also found in: Herencia July, 2002 p.11


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