Juan de Luján
(1573-After 1632)
Francisca Jiménez
(1583-After 1632)
Juan Luján Captain
(Abt 1602-1663)
Matías Luján
(1648/1650-After 1716)


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Matías Luján

  • Born: 1648-1650, San Cristobal de la Cañada, Nuevo Méjico, Nueva España 252
  • Marriage: Francisca Romero
  • Died: After 1716, Nuevo Méjico, Nueva España

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• Dates & Events: 252
Matías Luján was a soldier who passed muster with a family of eight. This included his wife, children and brothers-in-law. In 1681, he is described as a native of New México, twenty-five to twenty-nine years old, married, having a good stature, slender, with a dark complexion, thick, black hair and a beard. He was born in the la Cañada area, where he lived before the Pueblo Revolt of 1680. He, his wife and their children returned to New México with the reconquest.

~ Origins of New Mexico Families: A Genealogy of the Spanish Colonial Period, p. 63

Matías Luján, described in 1680-1681, came back to his pre-Revolt lands at Santa Cruz. He had been born and reared at the place called "San Cristóbal" after the Reconquest. In 1693-1695 he gave his age as fifty. His wife was Francisca Romero. His known children were: Miguel, María, Antonia, and Juana. María was married to Pedro Sánchez, Antonia to José Trujillo, and Juana was the author of a unique family.

~ Origins of New Mexico Families: A Genealogy of the Spanish Colonial Period, Kindle Locations 9364-9371

• He appeared on the Diego de Vargas census on 22 Dec 1692-2 Jan 1693 in Pueblo la Ysleta del Sur, Nuevo Méjico. Nueva España. 287
Third houshold, four sons, five daughters

Matías Luján, married to Francisca Romero, with nine children named, Felipe, eleven; Juan, six; Pascual, five; Miguel, two; Catalina, eighteen; Antonia, sixteen; María, thirteen; Juana, eight; and Manuel, one. He states that as his majesty's loyal vassal, he will go to settle this kingdom whenever I (Vargas), the governor and captain general, enter.
Royal Crown Restored, p. 60

Matías married Francisca Romero, daughter of Bartolomé Romero and Josefa Archuleta. (Francisca Romero was born about 1660 in Nuevo Méjico, Nueva España.)


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