Cristóbal de la Serna
- Born: 1675, Nuevo Méjico, Nueva España
- Marriage: Josefa Madrid on 13 Jun 1694 in El Paso del Norte, Nuevo Méjico, Nueva España 248
Noted events in his life were:
• Background Information. 252
Cristóbal de la Serna married Josefa Madrid at Guadalupe del Paso in 1694. He led an expedition against the Navajo as a captain in 1716. In 1748 he applied for a land grant in the valley of Taos. A daughter, María, married Nicolás Jacinto Martín at Santa Cruz, December 25, 1712.
~ Origins of New Mexico Families: A Genealogy of the Spanish Colonial Period, Kindle Locations 12922-12928
Cristóbal married Josefa Madrid, daughter of Roque Madrid and Juana de Arvid López, on 13 Jun 1694 in El Paso del Norte, Nuevo Méjico, Nueva España.248 (Josefa Madrid was born about 1676.)
Noted events in their marriage were:
• Diligencia Matrimonial. 248
2 Jun 1694, El Paso del Norte. Cristóbal de la Serna, español, Presidio soldier, son of Felipe de la Serna and Isabel López (or Luján according to groom), and Josefa Madrid (18), daughter of Capitán Roque Madrid and Juana de Arvide. ~ Witnesses: Rafael Telles Jiron (33), Capitán Reformado and Cabo of the Presidio, and soldiers Cristobal Trujillo (30), Bartolomé Trujillo (29), Pedro de Avalos (39). Pair married 13 Jun 1694 with witnesses Rafael Telles Jiron and Mariana de Esparza.
~ Roots Ltd., Diligencias Matrimoniales, pp. 1813-1814