Taos County, New Mexico
MUNIZ



Regarding your request for information on (JOSE)JUAN ANTONIO MUNIZ and MARIA DEL ROSARIO DURAN following is the information found:

From the book "New Mexico Mision De San Lorenzo De Picuris Marriages 1726-1837." By:Betty Pacheco.Extracted from LDS Microfilm Reel # 016869.

Page 28.23 Sept 1805 MUNIZ,JUAN ANTONIO,Single,Spanish,son of Juan Muniz and Josefa Martin;marrying DURAN,ZOSAXIO,Single,daughter of Miguel Duran and Dolores Venavides.Wits:Antonio Medina,Mariano Xodrigues,Miguel Gonzalez and Pedro Leyba,all married.

From the book "San Juan delos Caballeros Baptisms 1726-1870."By:Thomas D. Martinez.Page 424.

1-** JUAN ANTONIO MUNIZ baptised 5-4-1774,Father Juan Andres Muniz,Mother Maria Josefa Martin,Vecinos de Rio Arriba.Padrinos:Francisco Sanchez,Madrina Rita Rodalbo.

2-Juan Domingo (Coyote) Muniz,Bapt 5-7-1778,4 days old.Father Juan Andres Muniz,Mother Maria Josefa Martin,Vecinos del Embudo.Pads:Juan Padilla y Gertrudis Casados.

3-Mateo Rafael Muniz Bapt 9-23-1781,Born 9-20,Father Juan Andres Muniz,Mother Maria Josefa Martin,Vecinos del Embudo.Pads:Nicolas Leal y Maria Olaya Mondragon

4-Andres Corsino Muniz Bapt 2-8-1791,Born 2-4,Father Juan Andres Muniz,Mother Maria Josefa Martin,Vecinos del Embudo.Pads:Juan de Jesus Maese y Francisca Maese.

1790 New Mexico Spanish Colonial Census.Spanish Archives of New Mexico Microfilm Reel No.12.Compiled and Translated by:Virginia Langham Olmsted,G.R.S.

230-Juan Munis,M,48,Day Laborer;m.Juana Munos,S,42;1 son:__? 4 daughters 20,11,9,7.

238-Juan Andres Munos,S.30,Day Laborer;m.Juana Munos,s,24;2 sons:6,2.

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From the book "New Mexico Mission de Picuris Baptisms 1750-1867."By:Betty Pacheco.Extracted from LDS Microfilm Reel # 016868.

Page 129-13 June 1807 Maria Ascencion,Nacida el dia de la Ascencion,Daughter of Juan Antonio Muniz and Xosario Duran.Pads:Santiago Padilla and Reyes Aragon.

Page 150-2 March 1816 Pablo De Jesus,son of Juan Antonio Muniz and Maria Del Rosario (No Surname Listed),Espanoles.Pads:Andres Muniz and Tomasa Gonzalez.

Please note that the early Picuris Baptisms have many gaps.For example there is a gap from 17 March 1810 to 5 Sept 1814.Since the Priest that was assigned to the Taos Parish also handled the Picuris/Las Trampas Parish,one finds records pertaining to one Parish in another Parish records.

From the book "Taos Baptisms 1701-1852."By:Thomas D.Martinez.Page 453.

1-Jose Antonio Muniz Bapt 12-18-1811,4 days old,Father Juan Antonio Muniz,Mother Maria Rosalia Duran.Pads:Juan Muniz y Viviana Reyna.

2-Jose Rafael Muniz Bapt 11-26-1808,Father Juan Antonio Muniz,Mother Maria Duran.Pads:Lorenzo Cordova y Juliana Valerio.

From the book "New Mexico Mision de San Lorenzo De Picuris Deaths 1728-1861." By:Betty Pacheco.Extracted from LDS Microfilm Reel # 016869.

Page 68.MUNIZ,Jose Pablo,Buried 12 May 1816;2 months old,Son of Juan Antonio Muniz and Maria Del Rosario Duran,Vecinos de Santa Barabra.

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