Pedro Varela
Pedro Varela
Señorita de Losada

Pedro Varela de Losada
(1608-Abt 1667)


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Ana Ortiz Olguín

Pedro Varela de Losada

  • Born: 1608, Nuevo Méjico, Nueva España 252
  • Marriage: Ana Ortiz Olguín about 1630 252
  • Died: Abt 1667, Nuevo Méjico, Nueva España about age 59 252

bullet  Noted events in his life were:

• Background Information. 252
Pedro Varela de Losada was an Alférez, thirty-six years old in 1644, and was referred to as a native of New Mexico in 1660. His wife was Ana Hoguín, and they lived in the Sandía district. It was at his estancia, somewhere in the present site of Alburquerque, that a meeting was held in 1664 for founding an official settlement in the valley of Atrisco. Capitán Pedro was at death's door sometime prior to 1667, but it cannot be ascertained if he died then. He and Juan Varela had been condemned to death for treason in 1643, but escaped execution. It is very likely that Lucía Varela de Losada, wife of Francisco Jurado de Gracia, was his daughter.

~Origins of New Mexico Families p. 110

• Land. 509
In 1664, Pedro's and Anna's estancia was in the Sandia District in the area that would later become Albuquerque.

~Aqui se Comeienza, p. 231

Pedro married Ana Ortiz Olguín, daughter of Juan López Olguín Villasaña and Catalina de Villanueva, about 1630.252 (Ana Ortiz Olguín was born about 1610 in Nuevo Méjico, Nueva España.)


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