Juan Lorenzo de Medina
- Born: 1673, Ciudád de Méjico, Nueva España 252
- Marriage: Antonia Sedaño 252
- Died: 4 Jul 1731, Santa Fé, Nuevo Méjico, Nueva España at age 58 252
Noted events in his life were:
• Original Settler, 1695, Santa Cruz de la Cañada, Nuevo Méjico, Nueva España. 1510
• Background Information. 252
Juan Lorenzo de Medina and his wife Antonia Sedanao were among the colonists of 1693. He was 20 years old, the son of José and born in Mexico City, of medium height, with joined eyebrows, large eyes and nose. She was fourteen, the daughter of Pedro and a native of Querétaro, fair and pockmarked, with a scar on the left eyebrow. Her sister, Josefa, was the wife of Nicolás Jirón. It is not known if Juan Lorenzo and Antonia had any children. He was married a second time, to Juana Anaya Almazan, by whom he had during five years of married life up until his death: Juan Francisco, María Antonia, and Margarita Antonia. He died on July 4, 1731.
~ A Genealogy of the Spanish Colonial Period, Kindle Locations 10201-10210
• Census: List of colonists from México City, 1 Sep 1693, Ciudád de Méjico, Nueva España. 287
On 1 September 1693, the aforesaid recieved from the hand of the lord treasurer, don José Urrutia, 300 pesos, which the superior government ordered him to be given as financial assistance in order to supply himself with what is necessary for the trip.
Juan Medina, son of José, native of México City, twenty years old, medium build, beetle-browed, large eyes and nose.
Antonia Sedaño, wife of the aforesaid, daughter of Pedro, native of Querétaro, fourteen years old, sound body, fair, pockmarked, and the scare from a wound on the left eyebrow.
~The Royal Crown Restored, pp. 276, 248
Juan married Antonia Sedaño, daughter of Pedro Sedaño and María Coronel. (Antonia Sedaño was born in 1679 in Querétaro, Nueva España 287 and died before 1726 in Nuevo Méjico, Nueva España.)