Juan González Bernal
Nicolasa Josefa Zaldívar Jorge
(1644-Abt 1679)
Josefa de la Asencion González
(Abt 1667-After 1693)
Ana María Bernal
(Bef 1682-1762)


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Luís López

Ana María Bernal

  • Born: Bef 1682 252
  • Marriage: Luís López before 7 Sep 1703 in Nuevo Méjico, Nueva España 252
  • Died: 3 Mar 1762, Nuevo Méjico, Nueva España 252

bullet  Noted events in her life were:

• Background Information. 252
Luis López was married to Ana María Bernal as early as 1704. She was at least a half-sister to Tomasa Martín González, wife of Bernardino de Sena, since López considered himself an uncle of Sena's son, Tomás.) María de la Concepción, to whom he had been married for thirty years. They had one daughter, Micaela Antonia. His age was given as fifty-one and fifty-seven in 1731. Ana María died on March 3, 1762, being more than eighty years old; and Luis followed, June 4, 1772, aged more than ninety-seven years.

~ Origins of New Mexico Families: A Genealogy of the Spanish Colonial Period, Kindle Locations 9141-9153

Melchora Gonzáles had a niece, Ana Bernal, the wife of Luis López. She lived with Diego González, and a Juan González was also Ana Bernal's uncle. Juan testified in 1691 as "Juan González Bernal" that he was a native of New Mexico and twenty-three years old. In short, both Diego and Juan seem to be brothers of Antonia and Melchora.

~ Origins of New Mexico Families: A Genealogy of the Spanish Colonial Period , Kindle Locations 8246-8255

Ana married Luís López, son of Nicolás López and Ana Luján, before 7 Sep 1703 in Nuevo Méjico, Nueva España.252 (Luís López was born about 1674-1675 in Nuevo Méjico, Nueva España 252 and died on 4 Jun 1772 in Nuevo Méjico, Nueva España 252.)

bullet  Noted events in their marriage were:

• Law Suit. 248
7 Sep 1703, Santa Fé. Luis López os Pojoaque, sued by wife Ana Bernal de Cabrera for amltreatment in connection with his brother Juan López. Luis López and his brothers Juan & Carlos López are the sons of Ana Luján (50). Also mentioned are Juan de Ribera, Ana's uncle, and his wife María Garía (23). Cristobal de Gongora is given as Ana's attorney, and others mentioned in testimonies are Juan de Apodaca and daughter María Apodaca, both relatives of Luis López.

~ Roots Ltd., Diligencias Matrimoniales, p. 919

11 Feb 1704, Santa Fé, Case of Luis López, native of New Mexico and wife Ana Bernal, brought up by her attorney, Cristobal de Gongora. Couple resides in Santa Fe, but her petition is made at San Ildefonso, with witnesses Capt. Matias Luján and Capt. Critobál Arellano. Her husband promises to to live with her as man and wife, but in their own home apart from both their relatives. Governor Vargas orders Juan Paez Hurtado to effect the reunion. Mentions of Ignacio de Roybal as Capt. and Justicia Mayor of Tiguexs of San Ildefonso. If the couple continues to squabble, Luis López will get 10 years service in the Philippines, and Ana Bernal to be jailed until she can be sent to Santa Monica de la Puebla. Don José Manuel Giltomé, witness. Pair swears to live together before withnesses Francisco de Barcelon, Juan de Mestas, Balasar Trujillo, Luis López, Matías Luján.

~ Roots Ltd., Diligencias Matrimoniales, pp. 919-920


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