Francisco Xavier


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Francisco Xavier

  • Born: 1629, Sevilla, España 252
  • Marriage: Graciana Griego about 1654 in Nuevo Méjico, Nueva España

bullet  General Notes:

Herencia Oct 1998 pg. 9
ONMF pg. 113

bullet  Noted events in his life and other information:

• Dates & Events: 252
Francisco Xavier first appears in the wagon-train escort that brouth Governor Mendizál to Santa Fé in 1658. In 1661 he said that he was thirty-five years old. His wife, mentioned in 1663, was Graciana Griego, dauther of Juan Griego. In 1680, Francisco was Secretary of Government and War and Alcalde Ordinario, holding the rank of Maese de Campo. He escaped the Pueblo Revolt with four daughters and two sons, declaring he had lost two mulatto slaves at Picuris. The following year, he passed muster as a widower, fifty-one or fifty-two years of age, and with two sons and three daughters. He was a native of Sevilla in Spain, and was described as having a good build, very gray hair, and the scar of a wond on the left side of the forehead.

Francisco married Graciana Griego, daughter of Juan Griego Capitan and Juana de la Cruz, about 1654 in Nuevo Méjico, Nueva España. (Graciana Griego was born about 1634 in Santa Fé, Santa Fé, Nuevo Méjico, Nueva España and died in Santa Fé, Santa Fé, Nuevo Méjico, Nueva España.)

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