Nicolás Francisco Ortiz
- Born: Oct 1681, Ciudád de Méjico, Nueva España 247
- Baptized: 27 Oct 1681, Catedral Ciudád de México, Nueva España 247
- Marriage: Juana Baca on 12 Nov 1702 in Bernalillo, Nuevo Méjico, Nueva España 324
- Died: Abt 1742, Nuevo Méjico, Nueva España about age 61
Another name for Nicolás was Nicolás Nino Ladron de Guevara Ortiz.252
Noted events in his life were:
• Background Information. 252
Nicolás Ortiz, "Niño Ladrón de Guevara," used his lengthy name once in 1720 when he appeared as a nuptial witness, and gave his age as thirty-seven. The next time we see his lengthy name is when it applied it to his last will, using it both for himself and his father. On 12 Nov 1702 he married Juana Baca at Bernalillo.
Nicolás recieved a citation for military valor from Governor Vargas in 1697. It stated that he had come from Mexico City to "this Kingdom" as a colonist in 1693 when he was twelve years old, and that he had distinguished himself in 1696 at the battles of Black Mesa, the Mountains of Taos and Pícuris, during the Ute attack at the San Diego de Jémez Mesa and also at Chimayó and the Cañda pf Santa Clara.
~ Origins of New Mexico Families: A Genealogy of the Spanish Colonial Period, pp. 247-249
• Census: List of colonists from México City, 1 Sep 1693, Ciudád de Méjico, Nueva España. 287
Nicolás Ortiz, son of the same name, native of México City, ten years old, aquiline face, freckles, broad forehead, a wide nose.
Royal Crown Restored, p. 279
• Dates & Events. 269
From The Spanish Archives of New México, Vol. 2 pg. 192:
Nicolás Ortiz, 16-17 Jul 1723, Summary of proceedings against him relative to a dispute over the irrigation lands. Names: Don Francisco Bueno de Bohorques, alcalde mayor, etc.; governor and captain-general, etc.
Nicolás married Juana Baca, daughter of José Baca and Josefa Pérez Pacheco, on 12 Nov 1702 in Bernalillo, Nuevo Méjico, Nueva España.981 (Juana Baca was born about 1686 in San Lorenzo del Paso, Nuevo Méjico, Nuevo España.)