Nicolas Nino Ladron de Guevara Ortiz
- Born: Abt 1640, Ciudád de Méjico, Nueva España
- Baptized: 24 Feb 1640, Santa Vera Cruz Church, Ciudád de México, Nueva España 250
- Marriage (1): Catalina de Castro on 23 May 1660 in Catadral Ciudád de Méjico, Nueva España
- Marriage (2): Maríana Coronado de Vargas Barba on 26 May 1676 in Ciudád de Méjico, Nueva España
- Died: Santa Cruz de la Cañada, Nuevo Méjico, Nueva España
Spanish Recolonization of NM, p. 290
Noted events in his life were:
• Baptism. 250
The baptismal record of Nicolás Ortiz Ladrón de Guevera, dated February 24, 1640, Santa
Vera Cruz Church, Mexico City, for Nicolás, son of Nicolás Ortiz (Ortiz de León) and Antonia de
Guevara (Ladrón de Guevara). His padrinos were Luis de Abessil and María Pérez.
[Source is LDS microfilm #0035820, folio 261v]
• Census: List of colonists from México City, 1 Sep 1693, Ciudád de Méjico, Nueva España. 287
Nicolás Ortiz, son of the same, native of México City, forty years old, medium build, pointed nose, large eyes, and bald.
Given 320 Pesos by José de Urrutia for financial assistance in order to supply themselves with what is necessary for the trip.
Royal Crown Restored, p. 278
• Background Information. 252
Nicolás Ortizand his wife, Doña Mariana Coronado were recuited from Zacatecas to join the New Mexican settlers in 1693. He was shown on the Velasco list as a civilian colonist with six children.
Nicolás Ortiz, forty, son of the same and born in Mexico City, of medium height, with a sharp nose, large eyes, and bald head. His wife was the daughter of Francisco Hernández, and born at Jimiquilpa; she she was twenty-eight, with a broad face and a mole on the cheek.
Their six children were: Josefa, fourteen, born in Pachuca, having a dark aquiline face, a high forehead, and a sharp nose; Manuela, three, born in Mexico City, with a ruddy aquiline face, black eyes, and small nose; Nicolas, ten years old, born in Mexico City, having a freckled aquiline face, a high forehead, and a board nose; Antonio, eight, born in Mexico City, reddish, with rather thick nose and large eyes; Luis, six years of age, born in Mexico City, also reddish, with big eyes and a small flat nose; and Francisco, one year old native of Mexico City, white and ruddy, with an aquiline face and large eyes.
~ Origins of New Mexico Families: A Genealogy of the Spanish Colonial Period, p. 247
• Original Settler, 1695, Santa Cruz de la Cañada, Nuevo Méjico, Nueva España. 1510
Nicolás Ortiz was the first lieutenant alcalde mayor of Santa Cruz, and along with his wife, Mariana Barba Coronado & their children, were among the very first settlers of the villa.
Early Settlers of Santa Cruz de la Cañada, p. 3
Nicolas next married Catalina de Castro on 23 May 1660 in Catadral Ciudád de Méjico, Nueva España. (Catalina de Castro was born about 1645 in Ciudád de Méjico, Nueva España and died before 1667 in Ciudád de Méjico, Nueva España.)
Nicolas next married Maríana Coronado de Vargas Barba, daughter of Francisco Hernández de Salas and Juana Bárbara Coronado, on 26 May 1676 in Ciudád de Méjico, Nueva España. (Maríana Coronado de Vargas Barba was born in 1655 in Izmiquilpa, Nueva España 367.)