Juan Griego Capitan
- Born: 1605, Santa Fé, Santa Fé, Nuevo Méjico, Nueva España 252
- Marriage: Juana de la Cruz before 1626 in Santa Fé, Santa Fé, Nuevo Méjico, Nueva España 252
- Died: Bef 1680, Santa Fé, Santa Fé, Nuevo Méjico, Nueva España 252
Herencia, Oct 1996 p. 45
Herencia, Oct 1997 p. 32
Noted events in his life were:
• Background Information. 252
Juan Griego II was already married to Juana de la Cruz in 1626; she was the daughter of Juan de la Cruz, "el Catalán," and Beatriz de los Angeles. In 1661 he declared that he was born in Santa Fé and was a Capitán fifty-six years old at the time. In this same year he was referred to as being of the same age and having recently returned from a prolonged stay outside New Mexico. Although dead before 1680, he was still remembered after the Reconquest in connection with his old homestead at La Cañada.
His known children, all Griegos, were Nicolás, Blas, María de la Cruz Alemán, wife of Diego López del Castillo, Graciana, married to Francisco Xavier, and Juana, nicknamed "La Clériga."
~Origins of New Mexico Families, p. 40
Juan married Juana de la Cruz, daughter of Juan de la Cruz Catalán and Beatriz de los Ángeles, before 1626 in Santa Fé, Santa Fé, Nuevo Méjico, Nueva España.252 (Juana de la Cruz was born about 1610.)