- Born: 1673, Bernalillo, Nuevo Méjico, Nueva España 252
- Marriage (1): María Francisca Montoya about 1693
- Marriage (2): Francisca Góngora on 22 Jan 1703 in Bernalillo, Nuevo Méjico, Nueva España 252
Noted events in his life were:
• Background Information. 252
Baltasar Romero was twenty-six years old in 1699, when he stated that he was a native of New Mexico and a resident of Bernalillo. He married Francisca Gongora on January 22, 1703. In 1732 he bought some land in Taos in favor of his brothers and sisters, Juan Jose, AnaMaria, Antonia, and Domingo Mariano, signing the deed with his sons, Felipe and Pedro.
His known children were: Gregorio, born 7 May 1704; María Gregoria, born 19 Jan 1707 and who married Luís Lucero in 1719 [Roots Ltd., Diligencias Matrimoniales, p.1719]; Felipe de Santiago, born 7 May 1709; José and Pedro, mentioned above his with his brother Felipe.
~ Origins of New Mexico Families: A Genealogy of the Spanish Colonial Period, p. 271
Baltasar Romero and Francisca de Góngora had a daughter, María, who married Luis Lucero in 1719 (DM, 1719, no. 17). At Albuquerque, in 1708, Jacinta, 14, daughter of Baltasar Romero and Francisca Montoya, deceased, married Francisco Xavier Benavides (DM, 1708, no. 8).
Origins of New Mexico Families: A Genealogy of the Spanish Colonial Period, Kindle Locations 16674-16680
• Military Service, 1693, El Paso del Norte, Nuevo Méjico, Nueva España. 282
Baltasar Romero was listed as a soldier at the presidio in El Paso in 1693. He is again on the roster in 1702. In 1703, he married Francisca Góngora. By 1708, he had settled in the Alburquerque area.
Baltasar married María Francisca Montoya, daughter of Diego de Montoya and María Josefa de Hinojos, about 1693. (María Francisca Montoya was born about 1693 416.)
Baltasar next married Francisca Góngora, daughter of Juan Maestre de Góngora and Petronila de la Cueva y Almonacid, on 22 Jan 1703 in Bernalillo, Nuevo Méjico, Nueva España.252 (Francisca Góngora was born in 1687 in Ciudád de Méjico, Nueva España 70.)
Noted events in their marriage were:
• Marriage Record. 234
Enero 22 de 1703, Baltisar Romero con Francisca Gongora. Testigos: Antonio Gutíerrez y Gregoria de Gongora.