Diego Gerónimo Márquez
- Born: Abt 1602, Sanlucar de Barrameda, España 327
- Marriage: Bernardina Vásquez
- Died: 21 Jul 1643, Santa Fé, Santa Fé, Nuevo Méjico, Nueva España about age 41
- Buried: 1646, La Castrense, Santa Fé, Nuevo Méjico, Nueva España
Noted events in his life were:
• Background Information. 252
Gerónimo's five sons were: Francisco, Pedro, Juan, Hernando, and Diego. A daughter, María, became the wife of Francisco de Madrid.
~Origins of New Mexico Families: A Genealogy of the Spanish Colonial Period, p. 69 (Kindle Locations 3196-3204)
• Dates & Events. 252
Diego Márquez was accused as a major accomplice in the death of Governor Rosas, and was beheaded in Santa Fe with seven other captains in 1643. His widow, Doña Bernardina Vásquez, was still living at the estancia of Los Cerrillos in 1660 with her daughter Margarita. Their children were: Cristóbal, Pedro, Bernabé, Margarita, wife of Gerónimo Carvajal, and, perhaps, Catalina. Diego also had a natural half-breed son, who lived as an Indian at Santo Domingo by the name of Alonso Catiti.
~Origins of New Mexico Families: A Genealogy of the Spanish Colonial Period , p. 69 (Kindle Locations 3232-3241)
Besides the children he had with Bernardina Vasquez, he also had a son named Alonso Catiti who was born in Santo Domingo Pueblo, New Mexico.
Diego married Bernardina Vásquez, daughter of Francisco Vásquez and Unknown. (Bernardina Vásquez was born Jan 1599 or Jan 1600 in Santa Fé, Nuevo Méjico, Nueva España 327 and died after 1660 in Estancia of Los Cerrillos, Nuevo Méjico, Nueva España 252.)