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Gregoria Ruíz

  • Born: 1671, Ciudád de Méjico, Nueva España 239
  • Marriage: Antonio de Silva on 8 Nov 1688 in Santa Vera Cruz, Ciudád de Méjico, Nuevo Espána 250,451
  • Died: 8 Dec 1736, Alburquerque, Nuevo Méjico, Nueva España at age 65 ,279

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• Dates & Events. 252
Antonio de Silva, the son Salvador de Silva, joined the colonest who had returned to New Mexico after the Pueblo Revolt in 1693, when he was 23 years of age. He had a round dark face, large eyes, and a sharp nose. His wife was Gregoria Ruiz. Gregoria was the daugther of Juan Ruiz, and was born in Mexico City. She was 23 when they came to New Mexico. They brought their three year old daugther, Gertrudis, along with them.

Antonio was a blacksmith. He and his family first settled in Santa Cruz de la Cañada where he had received a land grant. He also bought additonal property between Santa Cruz and Chimayó.

By the early 1700s, he moved to Bernalillo first, and then to Alburquerque. He and his wife lived in Alburquerque until their death.

~Origins of New Mexico Families, p. 288

• Census: List of colonists from México City, 1 Sep 1693, Ciudád de Méjico, Nueva España. 287
Gregoria Ruiz, wife of Antonio de Silva, native of México City, twenty-two years old, sound body, a broad face, pockmarked from smallpox.

Royal Crown Restored, p. 277

• Death Record. 279
8 Dec 1736, Murio Gregoria Ruiz, española, viuda de Antonio de Silba.

Gregoria married Antonio de Silva, son of Salvador de Silva and Unknown, on 8 Nov 1688 in Santa Vera Cruz, Ciudád de Méjico, Nuevo Espána 250.(Antonio de Silva was born in 1670 in Querétaro, Nueva España 252 and died on 25 May 1732 in Alburquerque, Nuevo Méjico, Nueva España 252.)

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