- Born: Abt 1680
- Marriage: Pedro Sánchez de Iñigo in Jan 1698 in Santa Fé, Nuevo Méjico, Nueva España 510
- Died: After 13 Dec 1734, Nuevo Méjico, Nueva España
Noted events in her life were:
• Will. 250
María Luján, widow of Pedro Sánchez de Iñigo, recorded her last will and testament on 13 December 1734 she declared that during the course of their marriage they had a total of eleven children and were named in this order:
Francisca Xaviela Sánchez
Of these children, only Lugarda was deceased at the time when the will was recorded. She also mentioned that her husband was deceased. María Luján gave the following possessions to her children:
A crucifix from Michoacán to Cristóbal.
A painting of San Pedro to Francisca Xaviela.
A small painting of San Isidro to Juana.
A copper jar for drinking water and an iron roaster to Figenia.
A "colchon escoplo y asuela," the iron brand, and a door from the bedroom to Joseph.
The window and "una fresada Blanca" to Francisca Xaviela.
"Una fresada pinta" to Manuela.
~Beyond Origins, Vol. 2
Researchers: José Antonio Esquibel and James Moore
Source: Gov. Prince Papers, Ramón Vigil Grant, Will of María Luján, 13 December 1734; Spanish Archives of New Mexico (SANM), Series I, no. 828, and Roll #16 (frs. 1473-1496); Ralph Emerson Twitchell, comp. The Spanish Archives of New Mexico: Compiled and Chronologically Arranged…(Cedar Rapids, Iowa: Torch Press, 1914): no. 828.
María married Pedro Sánchez de Iñigo, son of Fray Francisco Muños and Juana López de Aragón, in Jan 1698 in Santa Fé, Nuevo Méjico, Nueva España.510 (Pedro Sánchez de Iñigo was born in 1673 in Santa Fé, Nuevo Méjico, Nueva España 248 and died in 1720 in Santa Cruz de la Cañada, Nuevo Méjico, Nueva España.)
Noted events in their marriage were:
• Diligencia Matrimonial. 248
27 Jan 1698, Santa Fe. Pedro Sánchez (25), soldier of Santa Fe, widowed of Leonor Baca killed at San Ildefonso in the Indian Revolt of 1696, the son of Juana López, and María Luján (18), daughter of Matias Luján and Francisca Romero, natives of New Mexico. ~ Witnesses Antonio Sisneros (30), Alcalde Mayor of Galisteo; Diego Durán (30), Salvador de Santisteban (20), soldier.
~ Roots Ltd., Diligencias Matrimoniales, p. 1697