Alonso Martín Barba
- Born: 1579, Sombrerete, Nueva Galicia, Nueva España 270
- Marriage (1): María Martín about 1592 252
- Marriage (2): Francisca de Herrera y Abrego 1373
- Died: Nuevo Méjico, Nueva España
Noted events in his life were:
• Background Information. 252,274
Alonso was a member of the 1598 Oñate settlement. He is also consider one of the loyalists who remained in New México.
In 1632, he was age 50 and living as a captain in Santa Fé. His wife, María Martín, had allegedly been poisoned by María Bernal with whom Alonso was having relations.
A daughter, María de los Ángeles, age twenty-two at the time was the widow of Gaspar de Arratia. A son, Diego, was married to Ysabel de Cabinillas.
In 1634, Alonso's granddaughter, Ynez de Zamora, child of Alférez Diego de Montoya and Ana Martín, married Sargento Juan López. Alonso was fifty-three at the time, and his wife at the time, Francisca de Herrera Abrego, were the wedding sponsors. Francisca escaped the Pueblo Revolt of 1680 with eight children and grandchildren, all very poor.
Other children of Alonso were Diego, Alonso II, Ana, María de los Ángles and an other daughter was married to either Francisco Salazar or Montoya.
~ Origins of New Mexico Families: A Genealogy of the Spanish Colonial Period, p. 71
• Background Information. 1373
Alonso Martín Barba I had land on the east side of the Río del Norte (Río Grande) on the east, the Río del Norte-Río Chama junction of the north, Santa Clara Pueblo to the south, and hills to the west. Alonso I was with Oñate during their entrada into New Mexico as well as signing the 1601 loyalty petition. Alonso was mention as a resident of La Cañada in 1661. His second wife, Francisca de Herrera Abrego, was related to families that held the land on the east side of the Río Grande north of where it junctions with the Río Santa Cruz.
~The Spanish Colonial Settlement Landscapes of New Mexico, 1598-1680, p. 110
Alonso married María Martín, daughter of Hernán Martín Serrano Captain and Juana Rodríguez, about 1592.252 (María Martín was born about 1580 in Zacatecas, Nueva Galicia, Nueva España and died in 1610 in Nuevo Méjico, Nueva España.)
Alonso next married Francisca de Herrera y Abrego.1373 (Francisca de Herrera y Abrego died after 1684 in Nuevo Méjico, Nueva España 252.)