Estefania de Ayala y Manríque
- Born: Abt 1620
- Marriage: Alonso Moreno de Trujillo on 4 Oct 1637 in Tacubaya, Santa Vera Cruz, Ciudada de Méjico, Nueva España 247
Noted events in her life were:
• Background Information. 247
Alonso Moreno de Lara (aka Moreno de Trujillo) was married 4 Oct 2638 with doña Estefánia de Ayala y Manríquez. The marriage took lace in the town of Tucubaya, in the jurisdiction of the Santa Vera Cruz Church (in Mexico City). The presiding priest was Juan de Espinosa, who entered the information that Alonso was a native of Chalco, but a resident of Tababuya since he was a boy. Doña was a native of Tacubaya, a daughter of Gerónimo de Ayala and doña Lucía Manríquez.
Estefánia was a widow by the spring of 1652. At that time she married Alonso Benites Dorado, native of a village near Mérida, Estremadura, Castilla, España, who had been in Mexico City since 1643. The couple married in Santa Vera Cruz Church, Mexico City, 14 Apr 1652. Their marriage record also named Alonso Benites Dorado as the son of Esteban Rodríguez and Inés Jiménes.
Estefánia, along with her second husband and children from her previous marriage lived in Tacubaya until hey moved to Mexico City about 1559. In early 1662, María Ana Moreno stated that she had been living in Mexico city for one and a half year when she recorded banns of matrimony in the Catedral de México, Mexico City, 2 Feb 1662. María Ana Moreno married Francisco de Torres, native of Mexico Ciy son of the Accountant don Francisco de Torres y Turcios and doña Catalina de Cárcamo. The couple married at the Catedral de México on 15 Feb 1662. They were to become the parents of doña Juana de Torres who married Pedro de Aguilera with whom she volunteered to go as a colonist to New Mexico in 1693, but she, along with her family, fled the expedition near Zacatecas and returned to Mexico City.
~ The Spanish Recolonization of New Mexico, p. 380
Estefania married Alonso Moreno de Trujillo, son of Francisco Trujillo de Villanvicencio and Mariana de Salas Orozco, on 4 Oct 1637 in Tacubaya, Santa Vera Cruz, Ciudada de Méjico, Nueva España.247 (Alonso Moreno de Trujillo was born about 1615 in Chalco, Valle de Méjico, Nuevo España and died Before the Spring of 1652 in Nueva España 247.)