Antonio Durán y Armijo
- Born: Abt 1677, Zacatecas, Nueva España 248
- Marriage: María de Quirós on 17 Oct 1695 in Santa Fé, Nuevo Méjico, Nueva España 248,252
- Died: 22 Jun 1753, Santa Fé, Nuevo Méjico, Nueva España about age 76 252
Noted events in his life were:
• Background Information. 252
Antonio Durán de Armijo, eighteen, born in Zacatecas, the son of José de Armijo and Catalina Durán, was residing in Santa Fe when he married María Quirós on October 17, 1695. She was also eighteen, the daughter of José de Quirós and María de la Cruz, natives of Sombrerete. A literate man and versed in medicine, Antonio appears in many documents either as a notary or a physician, being known as "el Maestro Barbero." In this capacity he is met either in Santa Fe or in Santa Cruz. As early as 1695 he gave his office as that of a "barber." By 1731 he was a sergeant of the militia, then fifty-eight years old. He belonged to the Conquistadora Confraternity. His burial entry refers to him as the "Master Barber" when he died on June 22, 1753, more than eighty years old. His known children were Antonio II and Juan, and a girl Ynez, who is mentioned in a document of 1724.
~ Origins of New Mexico Families: A Genealogy of the Spanish Colonial Period, Kindle Locations 5841-5854
Antonio married María de Quirós on 17 Oct 1695 in Santa Fé, Nuevo Méjico, Nueva España 248.,252 (María de Quirós was born in 1677 in Sombrerete, Nueva España 248.)
Noted events in their marriage were:
• Diligencia Matrimonial. 248
11 Sep 1695, Santa Fe. Antonio Durán de Armijo (18), native of Real y Minas de Zacatecas, son of Josée de Armijo and Catarina Durán, and María de Quiros (18), native of Sombrerete, daughter of José de Quiros and María de la Cruz. ~ Witnessea: Francisco Montes Vigil (32), native of Real y Minad de Zacatecas; Miguel Tenorio de Alba (22), native of Zacatecas; Juan Bautista de Olivas (48), also native of Zacatecas; and José López (48), native of Jilla de os Lagos. Pair married 17 Oct 1695, with witnesses Francisco Montes Vigil and María Jiménez de Ancisco.
~ Roots Ltd., Diligencias Matrimoniales, p. 1695