Juan López de Ocanto
Juan López de Ocanto
Domingo López de Ocanto


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Domingo López de Ocanto

  • Born: 1634, Santa Fé, Nuevo Méjico, Nueva Espańa 252
  • Marriage: Juana de Mondragón
  • Died: 1682, route to Nuevo Méjico at age 48 252

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• Background Information. 252
Domingo López de Ocanto, was twenty-seven in 1661, and the clerk of the Cabildo of Santa Fé. At this time he held the rank of Alférez, and his wife was Juana de Mondragón. In this year he complained that Governor Mendizábal had taken his Nambé and Jémez encomienda, which had belonged to his conquistador father Juan López de Ocanto. Mendizábal retorted that Nambé had been given to Domingo's elder sister, since he was but a child when his father died. Father Bernal referred to Domingo as a man of virtue in 1669. At he time of the Pueblo Revolt of 1680, he held the rank of Segarento Mayor.

Domingo was Sargento Mayor, forty-two years old in 1680. He claimed to be ill at the time, declaring he was married and had six children. The following year he was in good health and took part in the Otermín campaign. In 1682, he is mentioned as having died en route to New Mexico.

~Origins of New Mexico Families, p. 57

Domingo married Juana de Mondragón, daughter of Juan Alonso de Mondragón and Juana Sánchez de Monroy.


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