Bernardo Bustamante y Tagle


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Bernardo Bustamante y Tagle

  • Born: 1708, España, Iberia
  • Marriage: Feliciana Vega Vique y Coco in 1721-1722 in España, Iberia 247

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• Census: Spanish, 1750, Santa Fé, Nuevo Méjico, Nueva España. 270
Don Bernardo de Bustamante; Doña Felician Lazo de la Vega; Josepha de Bustamante; Rosa de Bustamante; Joseph de Vaca; Calletano; Maria Josepha; Antonia.

Spanish and Mexico Censuses of NM 1750-1830
, p. 3

• Background Information. 252
Don Bernardo de Bustamante y Tagle was Lietenant Governor under Don Domingo de Bustamante. He was a native of Spain. He was either the younger brother or nephew of the Governor, if not a son. Bernardo was thirty-seven years old in 1745, and living in Santa Fé.

Bernardo's wife was Doña Feliciana de la Vega y Coca. They had two daughters who married in Santa Fé. Josega because the second wife of Nicolás Ortiz the 3rd in 1751, when she was specifically referred to as an "adopted daughter." Rosa married a son of Nicolás Ortiz the 3rd, Antonio José in 1754.

Bernardo was transferred to the Presidio of Goajoquilla in New Spain, where he and his wife were living in 1776.

~ Origins of New Mexico Families: A Genealogy of the Spanish Colonial Period, p. 50

Bernardo married Feliciana Vega Vique y Coco, daughter of Miguel José Laso de la Vega Vique y Coco and María Montoya, in 1721-1722 in España, Iberia.247 (Feliciana Vega Vique y Coco was born about 1710 in Santa Fé, Nuevo Méjico, Nueva España.)


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