- Born: 1672, Bernalillo, Nuevo Méjico, Nueva España
- Marriage: Catalina Varela Jaramillo
- Died: 17 Oct 1734, Alburquerque, Nuevo Méjico, Nueva España at age 62
Noted events in his life and other information:
Martín Hurtado was the first Alcalde Mayor of Alburquerque, New México and is considered on of its founding fathers.
• He served in the military. 287
Matín Hurtado was listed among the soldiers at the presidio in El Paso in 1693.
Royal Crown Restored, pg. 170
• Dates & Events. 252
Martín Hurtado appears to be the only son of Andrés Hurtado and Bernardina de Salas to return to New Mexico with the reconquest of 1693. Several of his married sisters also returned to New Mexico.
In 1694, he gave his age as thirty-five, and by 1709, he was captain. In 1714, In 1714, he was Alcalde Mayor of Alburquerque. He was married to Catalina Verala Jaramillom and several civil documents mention him. In 1723, he was involved in a paolitical fued between his son-in-law, Ramón García Jurado and Governor Bustamante. Martín died 17 Oct 1734 at tge age of "more than 50."
Martín Hurtado and his wife, Catalina Varela Jarmillo, are mentioned in several baptismal and marriage entries in Alburquerque during his life. They may have had more children, but only two of his daughters are known. One was María who maried Juan Fernández de la Pedrerea, and the other was Bernadina, the second wife of Ramón García Jurado.
~The Origins of New México Families, pg. 197
• Dates & Events. 269
From the Spanish Archives of new New México, Volume 2, pg. 192
Martín Jurtado, Santa Fé. 23 Apr 1722, Petition praying for justice relative to some accusations made against him by Jacinto Sánches for damage done by his cattle.
Martín Hurtado, 23 Feb 1722, Proceedings end upon his resignation as alcalde.
Martin married Catalina Varela Jaramillo, daughter of Pedro Varela Jaramillo Captain and Lucia de Madrid.