María de Castro Xabalera
- Born: 1678, Sombrerete, Nueva España 41
- Marriage: Jacinto Sánchez de Iñigo on 30 Mar 1696 in Santa Fé, Santa Fé, Nuevo Méjico, Nueva España 248,424
Noted events in her life were:
• Background Information: The Páez Hurtado Expedition of 1695. 424
María de Castro came to New Mexico in 1695 along with her mother and siblings. She later married Jacito Sánchez in New Mexico.
~The Páez Hurtado Expedition of 1695: Fraud in Recruiting Colonists for New Mexico
María married Jacinto Sánchez de Iñigo, son of Fray Francisco Muños and Juana López de Aragón, on 30 Mar 1696 in Santa Fé, Santa Fé, Nuevo Méjico, Nueva España 248.,424 (Jacinto Sánchez de Iñigo was born about 1663 in Santa Fé, Santa Fé, Nuevo Méjico, Nueva España and died on 17 Dec 1734 in Alburquerque, Nuevo Méjico, Nueva España 252,279.)
Noted events in their marriage were:
• Diligencia Matrimonial. 248
8 March 1696, Santa Fé, Jacinto Sanches de Iñigo, (32), native of the Río Abajo, soldier of the El Paso Residio del Pilar y San José, widowed of Doña Isabel Telles Jiron, burried here seven months ago, petioned to Maria de Castro Xabalera, (18), native of Sombrerete, daughter of Miguel de Castro Xabalera, deceased and Juana Guerrero. Witnesses; Bartolomé, (22) native of the City of Queretaro and Santa Fé soldier; Laureano Gómez, (30), native of Guanajuto; Juan Trujillo, (47), native of the Río Abajo who knew groom since birth; Antonio Sisneros, (30), native of the Río Abajo, same testimony. Pair married on 30 March 1696, with witnesses Miguel de Lara and Maria Jiron Zapata.
~ Roots Ltd., Diligencias Matrimoniales, p. 1696