Fray Angelico Chavez in his book "Origins Of New Mexico Families,A Genealogy Of The Spanish Colonial Period."Revised Edition.Published by the Museum Of New Mexico Press.Page 426 and 427.Says that Francisco Mitote (Metotes) was French from Canada.
The 1850 Taos County Census lists a Maria Josefa Metote F Age 50 and a Juan Maria Age 12 M Born NM.
Other METOTE families are listed as follows:
1-Bautista Metote Age 25 M Born Mexico,Maria de Jesus Gonsales Age 20 F Born NM,Pedro Metote Age 6 M Born NM and Juan Age 4 M Born NM.
2-Manuel Mitotes Age 25 M Born NM,Juana Gregne Age 16 F Born NM,Juana Mitotes Age 3 F Born NM.
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