Francisco Durán y Chávez
- Born: Dec 1681, El Paso del Norte, Nuevo Méjico, Nueva Espańa 250
- Baptized: 21 Dec 1681, El Paso del Norte, Nuevo Méjico, Nueva Espańa 250
- Marriage: Juana Baca la Moza on 15 May 1713 in Alburquerque, Nuevo Méjico, Nueva Espańa 248
- Died: 1744/1750, Alburquerque, Nuevo Méjico, Nueva Espańa at age 63
Noted events in his life were:
• Background Information. 252
Francisco Durán y Chaves married Juana Baca, "the younger," daughter of Juana Baca, "the elder." In his brother Pedro's will, he is mentioned as having adopted Pedro's three minor children by his first wife.
Juana and he had at least eight children: Miguel Antonio, born 26 Nov 1735, who married Francisca Baca on 29 Aug 1781; José Vicente, born 14 Feb 1730; Agustín, who died young of 7 Jan 1741; Ygnacio who married, as his first wife, Gregoria Maese, and as his second wife, Ursula Sánchez in 1770; Margarita, born 3 Jan 1734, and married Salvador García in 1761; Juana, born 10 Jan 1744; María who died young on 9 May 1744; Lucía, who was most likely the daughter of his brother Pedro, and became the wife of Miguel Montoya.
~The Origins of New Mexican Families, pp. 162-163
• Dates & Events. 287
Francisco came to New México with his family when they returned in 1693 with Diego de Vargas.
~ The Royal Crown Restored
• Padrinos: Baptism. 250
21 Dec 1681: baptized Francisco, Spaniard, legitimate son of don Fernandes de Chaves and dońa Lucía de Salazar. Godparents: Bartolomé Gómez and dońa Theresa Barela.
Beyond Origins, Volume 3
Researchers: Walter V. McLaughlin and John B. Colligan
Sources: Walter V. McLaughlin, Texas Western College, August 1962 (University of Texas at El Paso Library); and John B. Colligan, "Spanish Surnames Found in the First Book of Baptisms of Nuestra Seńora de Guadalupe del Paso del Río del Norte"
Francisco married Juana Baca la Moza, daughter of Unknown and Juana Francisca "la vieja" Baca, on 15 May 1713 in Alburquerque, Nuevo Méjico, Nueva Espańa.248 (Juana Baca la Moza was born in 1698 in Nuevo Méjico, Nueva Espańa 270.)
Noted events in their marriage were:
• Diligencia Matrimonial. 248
1713, April 26, Bernalillo. Francisco Durán y Chávez (20+), son of Captain Fernando Durán y Chávez and Dońa Lucia Hurtado of Atrisco, and Dońa Juana Baca (14) of Bernalillo of unknown parentage. Pair dispensed, 3rd degree consanguinity. Witnesses: Antonio de Silva, Alburquerque notary; Nicolas Lucero (60), Francisco Candelaria (50), both of Alburquerque; José de Quintana, Bernalillo notary; Captain Diego Montoya, espańola, Diego Padilla, espańola, both of Alburquerque. Pair married 15 May 1713, with witnesses Antonio de Ulibarri and wife Dońa María de Cháves Hurtado, José de Quintana and Captain Diego Montoya.
Roots Ltd., Diligencias Matrimoniales, p. 305