Bernardino de Jesús Chávez
- Born: 11 May 1777, Los Chaves, Nuevo Méjico, Nueva España 438
- Baptized: 1 Jun 1777, San Augustín de la Isleta, Isleta, Nueva Méjico, Nueva España 438
- Marriage: María Gertrudis Gutiérrez 438
Noted events in his life were:
• Baptism, 1Jun 1777, San Augustín de la Isleta, Isleta, Nueva Méjico, Nueva España. 438
On 1 Jun 1777 in Isleta Pueblo, fray Joaquín de Jesús Ruiz baptized twenty-one-day-old Bernardino de Jesús, the legitimate son of Santiago Chaves and Margarita Varela, españoles. His padrinos were José Chaves and María Isabel Aguirre.
~New Mexico Prenuptial Investigations From the Archivos Históricos del Arzobispado de Durango, 1800-1893, p. 29
Bernardino married María Gertrudis Gutiérrez, daughter of Juan Isidro Gutiérrez and Victoria Salazar.438 (María Gertrudis Gutiérrez was born on 8 Sep 1784 in Bernalillo, Nuevo Méjico, Nueva España 438 and was baptized on 12 Sep 1784 in Santa Ana, Nuevo Méjico, Nueva España 438.)
Noted events in their marriage were:
• Diligencia Matrimonial. 438
Bernardino de Jesús Chaves, 25, español, is the legitimate son of Santiago Chaves and the late Margarita Varel, citizens of the first plaze of los Chaves. María Gertrudis Gutiérrez, 18, española, the legitimate daughter of Juan Isidro Gutiérrez and Victorial Salazar, citiaen of San Antonio del Sabinal. The couple was related in the fourth degree of consanguinity on a traverse line.
In Belen, the coule told Father Bernal they had the approval of their arents and knew they were related.
Witnesses: Torbio García Jurado, 72, of the plaza of los Garcías.
Pedro Padilla, 71 from el Sausal.
Nicolás Chaves||brothers||Pedro Chaves|
Antonio Chaves ||1st cousins || Nicolasa Chaves|
Santiago Chaves || 2nd cousins || Juan Isidro Gutiérrez|
Bernardino de Jesús Chaves || 3rd cousins || María Gertrudis Gutiérrez|
In Durango on 16 Sep 1802, Canon Fernández Valentín stated that a dispensation on the basis of angusti loci was not justified by the witnesses, but given the great distance from New Mexico to Durango he approved the marriage proceed on the condition that the parish riest reexamine the witnesses concerning angusti loci and that such a procedure should be followed in all future cases.
On 30 Jun 1803, Father Bernal redid the proceedings . Gernardino reeated his prvious statements. María Gertrudis added that she had been born in Bernalillo, but had lived in the Belen jurisdiction for more than twelve years.
Witness: José García Jurado, 79, citizen of the plaza of Belen.
Father Bernal forwarded the documents to Durango. On 20 February 1804, Visitor General Pedro Millán Rodríguez.
~New Mexico Prenuptial Investigations From the Archivos Históricos del Arzobispado de Durango, 1800-1893, pp. 27-28