Juan Alonso de Mondragón


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Juan Alonso de Mondragón

  • Born: 1603
  • Marriage: Juana Sánchez de Monroy in 1635 252
  • Died: 1682, Guadalupe del Paso, Nuevo Méjico. Nueva España at age 79

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• Background Information. 252
Juan de Mondragón was an Alférez (Luitienat), thirty-four years of age, who was a Regent of Santa Fe in 1637. The house of Juana Sánchez and Juan de Mondragón is mentioned in 1641, which means Juana Sánchez is most likely his wife.

Juan Alonso Mondragón is mentioned in the matter of train-escorts from México City in 1629. He held the encomienda of Senecú in 1660, and in 1664 was High Sheriff of Santa Fé. He was more than eighty years old and very poor, when he passsed muster in 1680 with 24 members in his refugee family. He died 2 years later in Guadalupe de Paso.

Juana de Mondragón, wife of Domingo López de Ocanto in 1669, was most likely his daughter. Two others, Melchora de los Reyes and Sebastiana, were living in Santa Fe after the reconquest and claiming land owned by their father before the uprising.

~Origins of New Mexico Families, p. 75

Juan married Juana Sánchez de Monroy, daughter of Pedro Sánchez de Monroy and Unknown, in 1635.252 (Juana Sánchez de Monroy was born in 1596 and died about 1650.)


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