José de Padilla Villasenor
- Born: 1647, Querétaro, Nueva España 252
- Christened: 10 Sep 1649, Querétaro, Nueva España 239
- Marriage: Maria López in 1694 in Santa Fé, Santa Fé, Nuevo Méjico, Nueva España 252
- Died: 1713, Senecu del Paso, Reyno de Nueva Méjico, Nueva España at age 66 252
Noted events in his life and other information:
• Dates & Events: 252
He had lived in New Mexico for more than 12 years before the Pueblo Revolt of 1680. He stayed in the present day region of El Paso/Ciudad Juarez, but some of his sons returned with Don Diego de Vargas, possibly in 1692.
He described himself as a native of Querétaro, and married in Santa Fé. He was described as having a robust medium stature. In 1889, he journeyed to Mexico City to escort a group of friars. He took this occastion to demand backpay. He delcared he was a resident of Guadalupe del Paso, where his wife and were, and that he had already served in New Mexico for 20 years.
~Origins of New Mexico Families pg. 84
José de Padilla's and his wife María López's known sons José, Diego, and most likely Juan Antonio. From the marriages of their children, we can tell that María was dead by 1711, and José died less than two years later.
~Origins of New Mexico Families, pg. 253
José married Maria López, daughter of Francisco de Valencia and Maria López Milán, in 1694 in Santa Fé, Santa Fé, Nuevo Méjico, Nueva España. 252 (Maria López was born about 1655 and died before 1711 in Guadalupe del Paso, Nuevo Méjico. Nueva España.252)