Catalina de Argüelles
- Born: 1540, España, Iberia
- Marriage: Francisco de Vigil de Martino 1572
"The Montes Vigil Family Genealogy and the Genealogy of the Argüellles Family," Herencia, Vol. 13.2, pp. 2-35 1572
Noted events in her life were:
• Background Information: 1572
Catalina de Argüelles was the daugter of don Lope de Argüelles and his second wife doña María Estrada. She married Francisco de Vigil and they were the second great-grandparents of Francisco Montes Vigil who was the progenitor for the Vigil family in New Mexico.
In her father's will, it was mentioned that at the time that Francisco de Vigil married Catalina de Argülles and he was given "certain properties" (marriage dowry). In order to make amends on an error related to these properties, don Lope and doña María bequeathed ten ducats to Francisco Vigil. Francisco, referred to as "Francisco Vigil de San Martino," signed the will as an official witness.
"The Montes Vigil Family Genealogy and the Genealogy of the Argüellles Family," Herencia, Vol. 13.2, p. 12
Catalina married Francisco de Vigil de Martino.1572 (Francisco de Vigil de Martino was born in 1540 in Feligresia de San Martino de Siero, España 1572.)