Juan Esteban de Benavidez
María de Diezma
Francisco Xavier Benavidez


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María Jacinta Romero

Francisco Xavier Benavidez

  • Born: Oct 1688, Durango, Nueva España 250
  • Baptized: 29 Oct 1688, San Pedro Apóstol, Durango, Nueva España 250
  • Marriage: María Jacinta Romero on 15 May 1708 in Santa Cruz de la Cañada, Nuevo Méjico, Nueva España 252

bullet  General Notes:

Aquí Se Comienza, p. 93 509
Herencia, Vol. 3, Issue 4, Oct 1995, p. 43-50

bullet  Noted events in his life were:

• Background Information. 252
Francisco Xavier Benavides, apparently a brother of Nicolás & therefore son of Juan Esteban de Benavides and María de Diezma, had a son, Juan Antonio, by his wife, Jacinta Romero.

~Origins of New Mexico Families: A Genealogy of the Spanish Colonial Period, Kindle Locations 6317-6319

• Background Information. 250
Francisco Xavier Benavides (ONMF: 147) and Jacinta Romero had another son in addition to the one (Juan Antonio) already identified. This second son was Francisco Benavides who was a citizen of El Paso. On 30 August 1758, Francisco Benavides made his last will at El Paso in which he named his parents and declared that he had been married three times and named a total of five children. Francisco was first married with Pascuala Ávalos, a daughter of Cristóbal Ávalos, and this couple had two sons: Santiago Benavides and Vicente Benavides.

Francisco's second wife was Juana Lucero with whom he had these two children: María Antonia Benavides and Isidro Benavides.

Francisco was married a third time with Juana Martín, and they had one daughter: Lorenza Benavides.

Researcher: Rick Hendricks, Ph.D.

Sources: Ciudad Juárez Municipal Archives, Roll 6, bk. 1, 1758, f. 596-98 (Will of Francisco Benavides, El Paso, 30 August 1758), in the microfilm collection of the University of Texas-El Paso (UTEP); also see brief extraction given in Rick Hendricks, Ph.D., "Wills from El Paso del Norte, 1754-1817," Nuestra Raíces (Quarterly Journal of the Genealogical Society of Hispanic America), Vol. 6, No.4, Winter 1994, 164.

Francisco married María Jacinta Romero, daughter of Baltasar Romero and María Francisca Montoya, on 15 May 1708 in Santa Cruz de la Cañada, Nuevo Méjico, Nueva España.252


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