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Juan Griego Capitan
(1605-Bef 1680)
Juana de la Cruz
(Abt 1610-)
Matías Romero
Isabel de Pedraza
Blas Griego
(Abt 1626-Bef 1699)
Ynez Romero de Pedraza
(Abt 1630-After 1699)
Juan Griego
(Abt 1682-1742)


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Juliana Sáiz

Juan Griego

  • Born: Abt 1682, Nuevo Méjico, Nueva España 395
  • Marriage: Juliana Sáiz in 1716 in Alburquerque, Nuevo Méjico, Nueva España 248
  • Died: 27 November in 1742, Alburquerque, Nuevo Méjico, Nueva España about age 60 395

bullet  Noted events in his life were:

• Background Information. 252
Juan Griego was living in Alburquerque in 1718, when he sold some land in Santa Fé. His wife was Juliana Sáiz, sister of Francisco Sáiz. Without a doubt, he was one of the two young "Juan Griego" men who passed muster in 1680.

Two known children were: Joaquín, who was married to Francisca de la Luz Candelaria in 1768, and Tomasa, born on January 6, 1736.

~The Origins of New México Families, p. 192

Juan Griego's wife, Antonia Varela died before 1716. He married Juliana Saíz of Santa Fé in 1716 in Alburquerque. A sister of his, Josefa, married José Romero in 1699. Both were children of Alférez Blas Griego, deceased and Ynes Romero fo El Paso. Ynes Romero was still living at San Lorenzo del Paso at the time. Their father, Blas, was an uncle of Josefa Pacheco, bride of José Baca, and thirty years old in 1684.

~The Origins of New México Families, pp. 360-361

• Census: Diego de Vargas, Dec 1692-Jan 1693, San Lorenzo del Paso, Nuevo Méjico, Nuevo España. 287
Twenty-fourth household, two brothers, two sisters, three orphans

Juan Griego, single, with two brothers and two sisters named Francisco, seventeen; Antonio, ten; Juana, twenty; and María, eighteen; and three orphans named Nicolás, one; María, three; and Josefa, four. He is ready to settle this kingdom, being given aid.

Royal Crown Restored, p. 55

Juan married Juliana Sáiz, daughter of Agustín Sáez and Antonia Márquez, in 1716 in Alburquerque, Nuevo Méjico, Nueva España.248 (Juliana Sáiz was born in 1702 in Santa Fé, Nuevo Méjico, Nueva España 395 and died in Alburquerque, Nuevo Méjico, Nueva España.)

bullet  Noted events in their marriage were:

• Diligencia Matrimonial. 248
1716, Nov. 25, Alburquerque. Juan Griego (30), widowed of Antonia Varela buried in this church (San Felipe de Neri), son of Alferezz Blas Griego, deceased and Ynes Romero, vicinos of El Paso del Norte, and Juliana Saenz (Saez, 14) of Santa Fé, native of New Mexico and daughter of Agustín Saenz and Antonia Marquez, deceased. Witnesses: Antonio de Silva, notary; Francisco Garcia (40) of Alburquerque, married and soldier in Santa Fé; Ventura Candelaria (30); Dimas Jiron de Tejada (26) native of Mexico City, married and soldier in Santa Fé; Pedro Martines, native of Puebla, soldier and married.
~ Roots Ltd., Diligencias Matrimoniales, p. 760


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