Juan de Luján
(1573-After 1632)
Francisca Jiménez
(1583-After 1632)
Juan Luján Captain
(Abt 1601-1663)
Matías Luján
(1648/50-After 1716)


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Francisca Romero

Matías Luján

  • Born: 1648/50, San Cristobal de la Cañada, Nuevo Méjico, Nueva España 252
  • Marriage: Francisca Romero
  • Died: After 1716, Nuevo Méjico, Nueva España

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• Dates & Events. 252
Matías Luján was a soldier who passed muster with a family of eight. This included his wife, children and brothers-in-law. In 1681, he is described as a native of New México, twenty-five to twenty-nine years old, married, having a good stature, slender, with a dark complexion, thick, black hair and a beard. He was born in the la Cañada area, where he lived before the Pueblo Revolt of 1680. He, his wife and their children returned to New México with the reconquest.

~ Origins of New Mexico Families: A Genealogy of the Spanish Colonial Period, p. 63

• Census: Diego de Vargas, 22 Dec 1692-2 Jan 1693, Pueblo la Ysleta del Sur, Nuevo Méjico. Nueva España. 287
Third houshold, four sons, five daughters

Matías Luján, married to Francisca Romero, with nine children named, Felipe, eleven; Juan, six; Pascual, five; Miguel, two; Catalina, eighteen; Antonia, sixteen; María, thirteen; Juana, eight; and Manuel, one. He states that as his majesty's loyal vassal, he will go to settle this kingdom whenever I (Vargas), the governor and captain general, enter.

Royal Crown Restored, p. 60

Matías married Francisca Romero. (Francisca Romero was born about 1660 in Nuevo Méjico, Nueva España.)


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