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José Marcos Baca Captain
María Magdalena Jaramillo de La O
Ygnacio Antonio Durán y Chávez
Ana Gregoria Maése
José Antonio Baca
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Juana María de la Concepción Chávez
María Guadalupe Baca


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Domingo Sánchez

María Guadalupe Baca

  • Born: 1767 or 1768, Los Cháves, Nuevo Méjico, Nueva España 34
  • Marriage: Domingo Sánchez on 29 Mar 1797 in Tomé, Nuevo Méjico, Nueva España 34

María married Domingo Sánchez, son of Juan Cristóbal Sánchez and Juana Tomása Durán y Chávez, on 29 Mar 1797 in Tomé, Nuevo Méjico, Nueva España.34 (Domingo Sánchez was born in 1772 in Los Cháves, Nuevo Méjico, Nueva España 34.)

bullet  Noted events in their marriage were:

• Marriage Record. 34
DMs 11 Mar 1797, married 29 Mar 1797, Domingo Sanches (25), son of Juan Christóbal Sanches and Junaica Chaves, deceased, married María Guadelupe Baca (20), daughter of José Baca, deceased, and Juana Chaves, all of Los Chaves. Padrinos: Antonio Chaves and his wife, Bárbara Sanches of Los Chaves. Tests: Antonio Chaves and his wife, Bárbara Sanches of Los Chaves. Tests: Toribio García (65), José Anastacio Chaves (62) José García (62).
~Tomé Marriages, pg. 15

• Diligencia Matrimonial. 438
Domingo Sanches, 23 , español. the legitimate son of Juan Cristóbal Sanches and Juana Chaves, citizens of the puesto of Nuestra Señora de Guadalupe de los Chaves in the Belén jurisdiction. María Guadalupe Baca, 21, española, the legitimate daughter of the late José Baca and Juan María Cháves, citizens of San Antonio del Sausal in the Belén jurisdiction. The was related in the fourth degree of consanguinity. Father Bernal at Belén found no baptismal records for them, but stated that Torbio Chaves and María Gertrudis Chaves testified that fray Manuel Rojo had baptized Domingo Sánches at the chapel in Tomé in 1773, and that Miguel Antonio Chaves, 62, a citizen of Sausal, had attened the baptism of María Guadalupe Baca in 1772 with Bernardo Chaves and María Isabel Armijo as godparents.

Domingo Sanches stated that he knew he and María Guadalupe Baca were related, but was ignorant as to the degree. Since 1793, he had been in love with her and no other. There were few women in the area to whom he was not related. He added that he had deprived her of her virginity, she was poor and had no other man to marry, and almost everyon in the Río Abajo was related. María Guadalupe Baca stated that she had lost her father, and while they had begun the prenuptial investigations in 1793, they had not completed them.

Witnesses: Toribio García Jurado, 65, stated that the couple was related in the prohibited degree as follows:

Fernando Chávez married to Lucía Hurtado
Nicolás Chávez 1st degree, brothersFrancisco Chávez
(illegible) Chávez2nd degree, 1st cousinIgnacio Chávez, the first cousin of Josefa Chavez
Juana Chávez3rd degree, 2nd cousin Juana María Chávez, the second cousin of Domingo Sánches
Domingo Sánchez 4th degree, 3rd cousin María Guadalupe Baca

Pedro Padilla, 64, citizen of Sausal, had lived in the area for fifteen years.
Joquín Torres, more than 50, citizen of Belén

On 21 Nov 1796, Father Bernal sent the proceedings to Durango. On 3 Jan 1797, Bishop Olivares y Benito granted a dispensation.

~Durango Prenuptial Investigations, Vol. I, p. 125-126

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