Salvador Matías de Ribera
- Born: 1675, Puerto de Santa Maria, España 252
- Marriage: Juana de Sosa Canela
Noted events in his life were:
• Background Information. 252
Salvador Matias de Ribera was born in Santa Maria in Spain, and was 20 years old in 1695. He was recruited at Zacatecas by Juan Paez Hurtado. He arrrived in Santa Fe in 1695 with his wife and faimily. Her name was Juana de Sosa Canela.
In 1704, he lost his Vargas grant in the center of Santa Fe through a law-suit. By 1773, his widow, Juana de Sosa Canela and son were seeking other grants in the Torreon de la Cienega section of Santa Fe. His only known child was Juan Felipe.
~The Origins of New Mexico Families, p. 267
• Census: Muster Roll of the Colonists who went to new Mexico with Juan Páez Hurtado, 1695. 424
Salvador Matías de Rivera, his wife Juan de Sosa and their son, Juan Felipe de Rivera were on the Muster Roll for Juan Páez Hurtado.
They enlisted in the venture on 4 Jan 1695, and recieved payments of 360 pesos for their journey. Salvador was described as a Spanish resident of Zacatecas, with an average physique, straight black hair, and twenty years old.
~The Páez Hurtado Expedition of 1695: Fraud in Recruiting Colonists for New Mexico
Salvador married Juana de Sosa Canela. (Juana de Sosa Canela was born in España, Iberia 424.)