- Born: Abt 1678, Nuevo Méjico, Nueva España
- Marriage: María Romero 248,252
Noted events in his life were:
• Family Connection. 248
26 Dec 1725, Alburquerque. Salvador Candelaria, native of New Mexico, son of Venutra Candelaia and Francisca Torres, both deceased, and María Durán, native of New Mexico, daughter of Luis Durán and María Romero. ~ Witnesses: José de Silva (notary), Josée Montaño (35), Felipe Gallegos (33).
~Diligencias Matrimoniales Vol. 2, p. 256
• Background Information. 252
Luis Durán asked for a grant of land in 1713, originally made to his mother, Ana de Archuleta. He was twenty years of age in 1698. He is in all likelihood the Luis Durán, husband of María Romero, both natives of New Mexico, whose daughter, María, married Salvador Candelaria in 1725.
~ Origins of New Mexico Families: A Genealogy of the Spanish Colonial Period, p. 171 or Kindle Locations 7402-7407
Luis Durán was a native of New Mexico and the son of Luis Durán, deceased, and Ana de Archuleta, and 22 when he married María Ramírez de Salazar, a native of New Mexico of unknown parentage, in Santa Fe, Oct. 27, 1697 . They had a son, Nicolás, who married Ana Sedillo in 1728; his mother also used the name "Romero."
~ Origins of New Mexico Families: A Genealogy of the Spanish Colonial Period, Kindle Locations 15580-15583
Luis married María Romero 248.,252 (María Romero was born in Nuevo Méjico, Nueva España.)