José Téllez Girón


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Catalina Romero de Pedraza

José Téllez Girón

  • Born: 1631, Los Altos de San Jacinto, Cuyoacan, Nueva España
  • Marriage: Catalina Romero de Pedraza 287
  • Died: 1695, Nuevo Méjico, Nueva España at age 64

bullet  General Notes:

Royal Crown Restored, p. 37, 5th Household

bullet  Noted events in his life were:

• Background Information. 252,287
José Téllez Girón had the encomiendas of San Felipe and Cochitit in 1661. He was married and had four children. José lived in Senecú in 1667, when he claimed to be 35 or 36 years of age and a native of Los Altos de San Jacinto in Cuyoacan. He wife was Catalina Romero.

He escpaed with the refugees to El Paso del Norte, taking with him his wife, three sons, and four daughters. The next year, 1681, he stated that he was forty-nine.

~ Origins of New Mexico Families: A Genealogy of the Spanish Colonial Period, p. 106

According to "Royal Crown Restored, he was with Don Diego de Vargas's party when they returned to New Mexico in 1693. In the Origins of New Mexico Families, he and his wife did not come back, rather they stayed in Guadalupe del Paso after the Pueblo Revolt.

They had three sons who were adults in 1681: José, Juan and Rafael. Two of his known daughters were María, who married Diego de Medina, and Isabel, who became the wife of Jacinto Sánchez.

~ Origins of New Mexico Families: A Genealogy of the Spanish Colonial Period, p. 106

• Census: Diego de Vargas Spanish, Dec 1692-Jan 1693, Guadalupe del Paso, Nuevo Méjico. Nueva España. 287
Fifth household, five daughters, five depenents
Captain José Téllez Girón, married to doña Catalina Romero, with one daughter named Jacita Téllez Girón and another named María Zapata. He states that he has a daughter, a young woman named Juana Téllez, with his brother, Juan Téllez Girón. She writes to his son to bring her. He also states that he has two other children, Lucía and Catalina, and five dependents named Gerturudis, María, Josefa and Isabel and Nicolás. As a loyal vassal of his majesty, he is quite ready to enter whenever I, the governor and captain general, enter to settle this kingdom (New México).

~ Royal Crown Restored, p. 39

José married Catalina Romero de Pedraza, daughter of Matías Romero and Isabel de Pedraza.287 (Catalina Romero de Pedraza was born about 1634.)


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