Pedro de Cedillo Rico de Rojas Capitán
(1611-Bef 1695)


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Pedro de Cedillo Rico de Rojas Capitán

  • Born: 1611, Querétaro, Nueva España 252,287
  • Marriage: Ysabel López de García in Querétaro, Nueva España
  • Died: Bef 27 Sep 1695, Nuevo Méjico, Nueva España 252

bullet  Noted events in his life were:

• Background Information. 252
Pedro de Cedillo Rico de Rojas came to New Mexico in the second half of the century. By 1680, he was a captain living in the Rio Abajo distict.

~The Origins of New México Families, p. 103

Pedro could well have returned to New Mexico with the Reconquest. He was listed as a member of the Conquistadora Confraternity in 1689. His wife, Isabel López de Gracia, was alone mentioned as dead in 1692, when a daughter got married; but in 1698 both parents were referred to as deceased when a son got married. Their known children were: Isabel, who married Juan Varela Jaramillo at San Lorenzo del Paso in 1692;1 Casilda, wife of Cristóbal Jaramillo; Felipa, married to Francisco Anaya Almazán; and the sons, Joaquín, Juan, and Pedro. Of this younger Pedro nothing is known except that he was twenty years old in 1694, and worked in the re-building of San Miguel chapel in 1710.

~Origins of New Mexico Families: A Genealogy of the Spanish Colonial Period, p. 285 (Kindle Locations 12780-12790)

• Census: Don Diego de Vargas El Paso Muster Roll, Dec 1692-Jan 1692, El Paso del Norte, Nuevo Méjico, Nueva España. 287
Captain Pedro Sedillo, widower, with two children named Juan Rico de Rojas Sedillo, age twenty-three, who is absent any away from this land, and Joaquín Rico de Rojas, seventeen; and an Indian woman. He needs help in order to be able to enter this kindom of New México.

Royal Crown Restored, p. 50

Pedro married Ysabel López de García, daughter of Alvaro García Holgado and Juana de los Reyes Sánches, in Querétaro, Nueva España. (Ysabel López de García was born in 1646 and died before 22 Dec 1692 in Nuevo Méjico, Nueva España 252.)

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