Pedro Varela

Pedro Varela
(1574-)

 

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Spouses/Children:
Señorita de Losada

Pedro Varela

  • Born: 1574, Santiago de Compostela, España 252
  • Marriage: Señorita de Losada

bullet  Noted events in his life were:

• Dates & Events, 18 Aug 1598. 252
Pedro Varela came to New Mexico with the Oñate Party of 1598. He was described as having a good stature and a red beard.

Pedro Varela passed muster in 1598, along with his brother Alonso. Pedro was six years younger, twent-four years of age, and gave the same father and birthplace as Alonso. He had a good stature and a red beard. Nothing more is known about him, save that his son Pedro Varela II, active in the major campaign in 1638, was referred to as a cousin of Alonso Varela.

These two brothers were the started the families know as Varela Jaramillo (Alonso), and Varela de Losada (Pedro).

~Origins of New Mexico Families p. 110

He was among the Loyalists who stayed in New Mexico.


Pedro married Señorita de Losada.


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