Manuel Francisco Delgado
- Born: Bef 30 Dec 1738, Pachuca, Hidalgo, Nueva España 423
- Christened: 30 Dec 1738, Pachuca, Hidalgo, Nueva España 423
- Marriage: María Josefa García de Noriega on 22 Mar 1779 in Nuestra Señora de Guadalupe del Paso del Rio del Norte, Nuevo Méjico 423
- Died: 15 Aug 1815, Santa Fé, Santa Fé, Nuevo Méjico, Nueva España
- Buried: 31 Aug 1815, La Castrense. Santa Fé, Nuevo Méjico, Nueva España
Pachuca, Hidalgo, Nueva España is near present day Juarez, Mexico
Records from the El Paso church marriage records and the 1788 and 1790 Census
ONMF, p. 168
The Ortiz Family of New Mexico
Pachuca and Mineral del Monte baptisms
Noted events in his life and other information:
• Name: 423
Manuel Francisco Delgado is the founder of the Delgado name in New México.
• Dates & Events: 423
Manuel Francisco joined the military in 1761. His military duties eventually brought him to El Paso, where he married Maria Josefa Garcia de Noriega at Nuestra Señora de Guadalupe in El Paso on March 22, 1779.
1791, Manuel Francisco retired from the military and went into business and politics.
He was elected Alcade de primer eleccion in 1798 and de segundo voto in 1800.
• He appeared on the census. 33,423
The 1790 census of the presidio of Santa Fe, lists him in second place after Governor Don Fernando de la Concha. The entry reads: Don Manuel Delgado, 1st Lieutenant, native of Pachuca, 51; wife Doña Josefa Garcia de Noriega, Spanish, 23; 2 sons, 5, 1; daughter 11; 4 servants: male, Spanish, 45; his wife 30; their daughers: 18, 9; male, mulatto, 20; his wife, 18; male, I, 22; male, Spanish, 20; female, Indian, 10; female coyote, 8.
• Dates & Events. 250
Don Manuel Delgado was Teniente del Real Prsidio de San Elizario in the jurisdiction of El Paso del Norte when he was married at the churh of Nuetra Señora de Guadalupe on 22 Jun 1779. His marriage record describes him as a native of Real y Minas de Pachuca and the legitimate son of don Antonio Delgado and doña Xaviera Chabarria. His bride was doña María Josefa García de Noriega, the legitimate daughter of don José García de Noriega and doña Rosalía Velarde, vecinos of El Paso del Norte. The withness to this union was Juan José Gradillos. Don Manuel and doña Josefa were veiled 8 Jan 1781.
Don Manuel Francisco Delgado, progenitor of the Delgado family of New Mexico, was baptized December 30, 1738, Pachuca, Nueva España. His parents, Antonio de Molina Delgado and Juana Xaviera de Rivera Chavarría were residents of the area of Pachuca, Nueva España also had these other children:
-Juana Josepha de Molina Delgado, baptized about March 6, 1725, Pachuca, Nueva España
-Manuel Antonio de Molina Delgado, baptized about January 22, 1727, Pachucha, Nueva España
-Francisco Lorenso de Molina Delgado baptized about August 14, 1732, Pachuca, Nueva España
~ Beyond Origins, Vol. 5
Researchers: Edmundo Delgado, Claire Ortiz Hill, José Antonio Esquibel, John B. Colligan and Terry L. Corbett.
Sources: Ciudad Juarez, Chihuahua, Mexico, Marriages, LDS microfilm #0162719; Pachuca, Hidalgo, Mexico, Baptisms, LDS microfilm # 1985245; International Genealogical Index, Mexico; John B. Colligan and Terry L. Corbett, "A Guide to the 1788 and 1790 Censuses of El Paso del Norte Arranged Alphabetically and Listed to Indicate Possible Family Groupings".
Manuel married María Josefa García de Noriega, daughter of José García de Noriega and Rosalía Velarde Cosio, on 22 Mar 1779 in Nuestra Señora de Guadalupe del Paso del Rio del Norte, Nuevo Méjico.423 (María Josefa García de Noriega was born in 1767 in Nueva España, died on 9 May 1811 in Santa Fé, Santa Fé, Nuevo Méjico, Nueva España and was buried on 11 May 1811 in Santa Fé, Santa Fé, Nuevo Méjico, Nueva España.)
Noted events in their marriage were:
• Diligencia Matrimonial: 423
The diligencia matrimonial (pre-nuptial investigation record) from the church of Nuestra Señora de Guadalupe, El Paso del Norte, dated December 5, 1778 is for don Manuel Delgado, Teniente of the Presidio of Agua Verde, the legitimate son of don Antonio Delgado and doña Juana Rivera Chavarría, both deceased citizens of the Real de Pachuca, and doña María Josepha García de Noriega, legitimate daughter of Captain Of the Militia don Joseph García de Noriega and doña Rosalía Velarde Cosio, native and citizen of El Paso. (Catholic Archives of Texas 3: 780, only a fragment of the DM survives).