Rosa Gertrudis Durán y Chávez
- Born: 1714, Atrisco, Nuevo Méjico, Nueva España
- Marriage: Francisco Silva on 12 Sep 1729 in San Felipe de Neri, Alburquerque, Nuevo Méjico, Nueva España 248
- Died: 17 Apr 1763, Alburquerque, Nuevo Méjico, Nueva España at age 49 247
Noted events in her life were:
• Background Information. 247
Francisco Silva married Rosa Gertrudis Durán y Chávez. Rosa was born about 1720 and died 7 Apr 1763 in Alburquerque. She was the daughter of Juana Montaño by a man named Urbán, but raised by Nicolás Durán y Chávez.
~The Spanish Recolonization of New Mexico, p. 368
• Background Information. 438
Antonio Chaves, 60, alias El Largo, stated that the couple was not related. His father, Nicolás Chaves, had had a son named José by Juana Montaño before he married her, but after he had left New Mexico. When he returned he found that Juana Montaña had given birth to another son, Nicolás, and that she was pregnant with Gertrudis, grandmother of José Manuel Silva. Antonio stated that when he returned to New Mexico, the justicia forced Nicolás Chaves to mary Juana Montaño. Antonio declared that his father, Nicolás Chaves, had told him these facts many times. He had asked his mother, Juana Montaño, whether she certain that the two children, Nicolás and Gertrudis, were not Nicolás Chaves's children, and she responded to him that they were not, but were the children of a decent man named Urbán.
~New Mexico Prenuptial Investigations From the Arcivos Históricos de Arzabispado de Durango, 1760-1799. pp. 38-39
Rosa married Francisco Silva, son of Antonio de Silva and Gregoria Ruíz, on 12 Sep 1729 in San Felipe de Neri, Alburquerque, Nuevo Méjico, Nueva España.248 (Francisco Silva was born circa 1699 in Nuevo Méjico, Nueva España.)
Noted events in their marriage were:
• Diligencia Matrimonial. 248
24 Apr 1729, Isleta. Francisco Silva (20), native of New Mexico, son of Antonio de Silva and Gregoria Ruiz, natives of Mexico City, and Doña Gertrudis Chaves (15), daughter of Don Nicolás de Chaves and Doña Juana Montaño, natives of New Mexico living in Atrisco. ~ Witnesses: Ysidro Sánchez, notary; Bernable Baca (36) and Sebastian Marcelino Ladron de Guevara. Francisco Antonio Gonzales, notary in Alburquerque; Nicolás Durán (27), and Antonio Modesto García Jurado.
~ Roots Ltd., Diligencias Matrimoniales, p. 1828
~NMG, Jun 1982, Vol. XXI No. 2, p. 45 429