Maria Hurtado Naranjo
- Born: 1674, Zia Pueblo, Nuevo Méjico, Nueva España
- Marriage: Juan Alejo Gutiérrez 252,269
I've often wondered if some of the women who were taken captive right around the time of the Pueblo Revolt were not so much captive, but individuals with Native American heritage that other Native Peoples wanted to resecue before the revolt took place. María's heritage was Afro-Españo, Spanish, Zia, Santa Clara and Méxian Native American. Her mother, Juana was a mestizo of Spanish and Zia heritage.
Noted events in her life were:
• Background Information. 252
Alejo Gutiérrez, a soldier in Bernalillo, married María Naranjo, or Hurtado, in 1699; six years previously she had been rescued from Indian captivity, a witness testififed. She was, therefore, the fourteen-year-old girl rescued with her mother, Juana Hurtado, by her uncle Martín Hurtado.
~ Origins of New Mexico Families: A Genealogy of the Spanish Colonial Period, p. 194 (Kindle Locations 8509-8516)
• Census: Spanish, 1750, Villa de Alburquerque, Nuevo Méjico, Nueva España. 270
Household #66, María Narano, Spanish (in fact only 1/4th Spanish), 70, widow of Juan Alejo Gutierres, Spanish; daughter, Josepha, 32, Widow of Francisco Gonzales; 4 children José Antonio, 12; Francisco, 10; Antonio, 6; natural daughter, 13.
Spanish & Mexican Census 1750-1830, p. 78
Maria married Juan Alejo Gutiérrez, son of Roque Gutiérrez and María de Tapia 252.,269 (Juan Alejo Gutiérrez was born in 1678 in Nuevo Méjico, Nueva España and died after 1727 in Nuevo Méjico, Nueva España.)