Juana Apolonia de Argüello
(1648-After 1718)


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Juana Apolonia de Argüello

  • Born: 1648, Nuevo Méjico, Nueva España 1465
  • Marriage: Pedro Martín Serrano y Salazar about 1664 in Santa Cruz de la Cañada, Nuevo Méjico, Nueva España 1465
  • Died: After 1718, Santa Fé, Nuevo Méjico, Nueva España 287,1465

bullet  Noted events in her life were:

• Background Information. 1465
Pedro Martín Serrano de Salazar's wife, Juana de Argüello, returned to Santa Fé in 1693 to re-settle the ancestral La Cañada country. He was already dead, since Juana is listed as a widow on the El Paso Muster Roll of 1692-1693. Juana, seventy years old in 1718, was still living with her daughter, Josefa, the widow of Andrés Archuleta, in Santa Fé.

• Census: Diego de Vargas El Paso Area Muster, Jan 1692-Jan 1693, Pueblo de Socorro, El Paso del Norte, Nuevo Méjico, Nueva España. 287
Juana de Argüello, widow, with five children named Antonio, eighteen; Francisco, twelve; Miguel, five; Micaela, fourteen; and Josefa, twelve.

~The Royal Crown Restored, p. 63

Juana de Argüello was the widow of Pedro Martín Serrano, who had died in 1691. Juana returned to New México and was living in Santa Fé with her daughter Josefa.

Royal Crown Restored, p. 95

• Background Information. 1465
Alférez Pedro Martín Serrano married Juana de Argüello, born about 1648. Juana was a resident of Santa Fe who died after 1718 in New Mexico. In a petition dated 15 Feb 1718, Juana declared that she was seventy years old, more of less, indicating she was born around 1678 [SANM I, 505]. The petition was made to transfer title of her house and lands on the "other side of the river," (south side) to her widowed daughter Josefa de Archuleta. Juana de Argüello was referred to as a native of New Mexico by her son, Antonio Martín, in 1709 [NM Roots, Ltd., 1098-99, no. 24, Santa Cruz].

~ Descendants of Hernán Martín Serrano in New Mexico, p. 20

Juana married Pedro Martín Serrano y Salazar, son of Luis Martín Serrano Captain and Catalina de Salazar, about 1664 in Santa Cruz de la Cañada, Nuevo Méjico, Nueva España.1465 (Pedro Martín Serrano y Salazar was born about 1610 in Santa Cruz de la Cañada, Nuevo Méjico, Nueva España 1465 and died By Sep 1691 in El Paso, The Pueblo de Nuestra Senora de Guadalupe del Paso, Nuevo Méijico, Nueva España 252.)


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