Sargento Mayor Hernán Martín Serrano
(1558-After 1632)
Sebastián Rodríguez de Salazar
(1582-Bef 1642)
Lucía Díaz
(Abt 1597-After 1642)
Luis Martín Serrano Captain
(Abt 1610-1661/3)
Catalina de Salazar
(Abt 1615-After 1662)
Luis Martín Serrano
(Abt 1628/33-1697/1707)


Family Links

1. Antonia de Miranda

2. Melchora de los Reyes González

Luis Martín Serrano

  • Born: Abt 1628-1633, Nuevo Méjico, Nueva España
  • Marriage (1): Antonia de Miranda 1465
  • Marriage (2): Melchora de los Reyes González
  • Died: After 1697 & Before 1707, Nuevo Méjico, Nueva España

bullet  General Notes:

Herencia, Volume 3, Issue 2, April 1995, p. 2 332

bullet  Noted events in his life were:

• Background Information. 248
Louís Martín Serrano the Second and his wife, Antonia de Miranda, had these children, as well as they can be distinguished and sorted out: Luis III (not heard of again after the Reconquest), Domingo (?), Antonio, Francisco, María, wife of Antonio Luján, and María Rosa, married to Nicolás López.

~ Origins of New Mexico Families: A Genealogy of the Spanish Colonial Period, Kindle Locations 9848-9850.

Louís Martín Serrano the Second, husband of Antonia de Miranda, gave his age as 50 in 1681 and 60 in 1689 [DM, 1681, no. 6; 1689, no. 5]. Some children by this wife were Antonio, Hernando, Francisco, Cristóbal, and María, who were suing the children by a second wife in 1711 at Santa Cruz. Another daughter was Antonia, who had married Juan Roque Gutiérrez on Feb. 18, 1692 [DM, 1690, no. 4]. María, widowed of Antonio Luján, married Domingo de Herrera in 1683 [DM, 1683, no. 1].

Luis' second wife was Melchora de los Reyes (González?), by whom he had a daughter, Polonia, who married Domingo Laureano (Gómez) in 1722 [DM, 1722, no. 5], and a son, Diego, who married Josefa de Torres in 1716, by whom he had a son, Nicolás, Nov. 3, 1721 [DM, 1716, no. 21; Gen., 1721, no. 5]. Children of this second marriage mentioned in the 1711 suit were Rosa and Catalina [loc. cit.]. Rosa was the wife of Nicolás López, while Catalina married Alonso Fernández in 1695 [DM, 1695, no. 19. A son, Manuel, married María Josefa de la Candelaria Montaño in Santa Fe, Aug. 25, 1730 [DM, 1730, no. 3].

~ Origins of New Mexico Families: A Genealogy of the Spanish Colonial Period, Kindle Locations 16165-16180

• Background Information. 1465
Luis Martín Serrano son of Luis the elder was listed as Mestizo and was born in la Cañda, New Mexico. He is described as "slender with swarthy complexion, black hair and beard, and a mole on his left check." His firs wife was Antonia de Miranda, a Castiza born at la Cañada liker her husband. She was dead by 1683. Luis's second wife was Melchora de los Reyes, born in New Mexico.

Luis's children with his second wife, Melchora de los reyes were:
María de la Rosa Martín Serrano, b. cir. 1680
Manuel Martín Serrano, b. cir. 1683
Catalina de Salazar, b. cir. 1683, m. to Alonso Fernández, 26 Jan 1695, la Cañada, son of Juan Fernánez and Melchora de los Reyes.
Sebastián Martín Serrano, b. cir. 1686
Polonia Martín Serrano, b. cir. 1689
Madgalena Martín Serrano, bur. 6 May 1755
Antonia Martín Serrano
Diego Martín Serrano, b. cir. 1697; m. Josefa de Torres in 1716, Santa Cruz, New Mexico; b. circa 1694, daughter of Cristóbal Torres and Angela de Leyba.
Apolonia Martín Serrano, b. circa 1704; buried 29 Jul 1746, Santa Cruz, New Mexico, m. Domino Laureano Gómez, 26 Jun 1722, Santa Cruz, native of New Mexico, son of Agustín Laureano Gómez and Josefa de la Cruz, natives of Sombreréte, Nueva Galicia.

~ Descendants of Hernán Martín Serrano in New Mexico, pp. 7-9

Luis married Antonia de Miranda.1465 (Antonia de Miranda was born in Santa Cruz de la Canada, Nuevo Méjico, Nueva España and died By 1683 in Nuevo Méjico, Nueva España.)

Luis next married Melchora de los Reyes.


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