Pedro Varela Jaramillo Captain
- Born: 1620, La Cienega, Nuevo Méjico, Nueva España 252
- Marriage: Lucía de Madrid 252
- Died: Bef 1692, Guadalupe del Paso, Nuevo Méjico. Nueva España 252
Noted events in his life were:
• Background Information. 252
Pedro Varela Jamamillo was 60 years old when he, his wife, and twenty-one year old son escaped the Pueblo Revolt of 1680.
Pedro Varela Jaramillo wife was Lucía Madrid. He is mentioned as dead in 1692 when their son, Juan Varela Jaramillo, married Isabel de Cedillo. Andother son was Cristóbal Varela Jaramillo. A Luisa Varela, wife of Bartolomé Romero, might have been a sister to these men.
~ Origins of New Mexico Families: A Genealogy of the Spanish Colonial Period, p. 110 (Kindle Locations 4940-4941)
• Background Information. 250
Pedro Varela Jaramillo and his wife Lucía Madrid were the parents of two sons and apparently three daughters. Chávez identified the two sons, Juan Varela Jaramillo and Cristóbal Varela Jaramillo. The three sisters of these brothers have been identified from a couple of diligencias matrimoniales and a record from the Spanish Archives of New Mexico. These sisters were:
1. Lucía Varela, md. with Bartolomé Romero.
2. Catalina Varela Jaramillo, md. with Martín Hurtado.
3. María Varela, md. with Joaquín Cedillo .
SANM II, no. 79 is a document dated October 1701 in regard to a suit against Agustín Sáes and Luisa Varela, residents of Santa Fe, for cohabitation. In the record, there is a mention of Alférez Martín Hurtado and his wife Catalina Varela, sister of Luisa Varela. Juan Varela and Cristóbal Varela were mentioned as their brothers.
Further documentary evidence can be found in a diligencia matrimonial dated April 1710, Albuquerque. The three witnesses for this DM were Juan Varela, husband of Isabel Sedillo, Baltazar Romero, husband of Luisa Varela, and Joaquín Sedillo, husband of María Varela, all described as being related by marriage.
~Beyond Origins, Vol. 1 Part 2
Researcher: José Antonio Esquibel
Sources: SANM II: 79; "New Mexico Roots, Ltd:" 593 (DM 1710, April, no. 20, Albuquerque), 1261 (DM 1767, Dec. 3, no. 20, Tomé), 2028 (DM 1696, May 2, no. 29, Santa Fe).
Pedro married Lucía de Madrid, daughter of Francisco de Madrid and Sebastiana Ruíz Cáceres. (Lucía de Madrid was born in 1649 in Nuevo Méjico, Nueva España 239 and died before 1692 in Guadalupe del Paso, Nuevo Méjico. Nueva España 236.)