Pedro Varela


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Pedro Varela

  • Born: Santiago de Compostela, Galicia
  • Marriage: Unknown

bullet  Noted events in his life were:

• Background Information. 252
Alanso Varela
and his brother Pedro came from Santiago de Compostela to the New World, and up to New Mexico in 1598 with Oñate's troops. The first man founded a family which came to be known as Varela Jammillo, and the second founded the Varela de Losada family. The two men were specifically referred to as the "Varela brothers" in 1613. Alonso Varela was described in 1598 as a native of Santiago in Galicia, of good stature, with a chestnut beard, and thirty years old, the son of Pedro Varela.

~Origins of New Mexico Families: A Genealogy of the Spanish Colonial Period, p. 110 (Kindle Location 4920)

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