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Francisco de Madrid
Daughter of Alonso Martín Barba
Juan Ruíz de Cáceres
(Abt 1570-Bef 1636)
Francisco de Madrid
(1613/1615-Bef 1705)
Sebastiana Ruíz Cáceres
(-Bef 1662)

Roque Madrid
(Abt 1645-Bef 1723)


Family Links

1. Juana de Arvid López

2. Josefa Duran

Roque Madrid

  • Born: Abt 1645, Nuevo Méjico, Nueva España 252
  • Marriage (1): Juana de Arvid López 252
  • Marriage (2): Josefa Duran on 26 Feb 1715 in Santa Cruz de la Canada, Nuevo Méjico, Nueva España 248
  • Died: Bef 1723, Nuevo Méjico, Nueva España 67

bullet  Noted events in his life were:

• Background Information. 252
Roque de Madrid, son of Francisco de Madrid II and grandson of Juan Ruiz Cáceres, was the husband of Juana de Arvid (López), daughter of María Pacheco and grand-daughter of Gerónimo Pacheco. He escaped the 1680 massacre with his wife and two small children, and was described in 1681 as a native of New Mexico, a captain, married, thirty-seven years old, tall and slim in stature, swarthy, with a gray beard and thick, black hair. In the Vargas Entry of 1692, Roque rescued from captivity a certain Petrona, wife of Cristóbal Nieto, and her children, all of whom were related to his wife.

~ Origins of New Mexico Families: A Genealogy of the Spanish Colonial Period, Kindle Locations 3106-3113

Roque de Madrid became Sargento Mayor of all troops by 1688, when he gave his age as forty-four. He took a leading part in the Vargas Expeditions of 1692 and 1693, and also in the serious Pueblo uprising of 1696. His wife, Juana López (Pacheco, de Arvid), returned with him and their family, settling at Santa Cruz. They had a grown son, José, in 1702, and a daughter Josefa, who married Cristóbal de la Serna in 1694. Two other young Madrids of the same generation, also living at Santa Cruz, and married into the same Serna family, were in all likelihood the sons of Roque. They were Pedro and Matías.

Roque must have married again, for in 1723, Julián Madrid, born in New Mexico, the son of Maestre de Campo Roque Madrid, deceased, and of Josefa Durán, married Estefania Martín in Santa Cruz. Roque had belonged to the Conquistadora Confraternity.

~ Origins of New Mexico Families: A Genealogy of the Spanish Colonial Period, Kindle Locations 9574-9589

• Dates & Events. 50
Francisco Madrid and his sons Juan de Madrid and Roque Madrid are listed in the Spanish Archives for 22 Sep - 16 Oct 1681 as "soldiers and male colonists under pay for the reconquest of New Mexico."

~The Spanish Archives of New Mexico, Volume II, p. 68

• Census: Spanish, 1707, Santa Cruz de la Cañada, Nuevo Méjico, Nueva España. 1510,1513
The Alcalde Mayor Roque Madrid married with Juana de Alvirez (sic), family has five persons.

Early Settlers of Santa Cruz de la Cañada, p. 66 - "has 8 persons"
New Mexico Genealogist, Vol. 28:1 , p. 22 - "has five persons"

Roque married Juana de Arvid López, daughter of Unknown and María Pacheco.252 (Juana de Arvid López died about 1713 in Santa Cruz de la Canada, Nuevo Méjico, Nueva España.)

Roque next married Josefa Duran, daughter of Salvador Durán and Ana María Márquez, on 26 Feb 1715 in Santa Cruz de la Canada, Nuevo Méjico, Nueva España.248 (Josefa Duran was born about 1665 in Nuevo Méjico, Nueva España and died on 13 Apr 1750 in Santa Fé, Nuevo Méjico, Nueva España.)

bullet  Noted events in their marriage were:

• Diligencia Matrimonial. 248
20 Feb 1715, Santa Cruz de la Cañada, widowed of Juana de Arvide who died a year and a half ago, son of Maese de Campo Francisco de Madrid and Sebastiana Ruiz Caceras, native of New Mexico and Doña Josefa Durán, widow of Agustin Griego, native of New Mexico. ~ Witnesses: Miguel de Quintana, notary; Bartolomé Lobato (70), native of Sombreréte and married there; Capitán Miguel Tenorio de Alba (43), native of Zacatecas, married; Andrés Gonzales (63), native of Zacatecas and married in New Mexico; Domino Martín (62), of New Mexico. Pair married 26 Feb 1715, with witnesses Lorenzo Griego and Josefa Madrid.

~ Roots Ltd., Diligencias Matrimoniales, p. 1042


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