Taos County, New Mexico

It does seem that they were enumerated twice,but it seems that Maria Francisca Bargas may have moved between 29 June the date of the first entry and 6th July 1860 the date of the 2nd entry.It seems that the family group moved because if the enumerator had visited the same house twice the neighbors would have also been listed twice,and the neighbors name are different on both entries.

Maria Francisca Vargas,daughter of Estevan Vargas and Maria Andrea Tafoya has 5 children baptised in Taos,father unknown could have been a Cardenas as the children listed in the 1850 Census.

1-Maria Perfilia Vargas Bapt 6-14-1840,6 days old.Father Unknown,Mother Maria Francisca (single)Vargas,Vecinos de San Francisco del Rancho.PGP:Estevan Vargas and Maria Luisa Tafoya (Other listing has her as Maria Andrea Tafoya).Pads:Felis Urisote and Maria Del Carmen Sanchez.

2-Maria Peregina Vargas,Bapt 9-28-1829,3 days old.Pads:Juan Cachindo Y Maria Josefa Tafoya.

3-Jose Rafael Vargas,Bapt 1-12-1833,2 days old.Pads:Manuel De Jesus Sena and Maria Candelaria Martin.

4-Jose Narciso Vargas Bapt 6-5-1835,3 days old.Pads:JJuan de Jesus Trujillo y Maria Nicolasa Trujillo.

5-Juan Julian Vargas Bapt 4-27-1845,4 days old.Pads:Jose Feliz Lontin Y Maria Dela Luz Trujillo.

The Marriage of Estevan Vargas and Maria Andrea Tafoya In Taos do not show the parents for either of them,But the marriage entries in the same time frame for all others also do not show the parents either.

4 May 1793 Estevan Vargas Soltero Con Andrea Tafoya,Vecinos del Rancho.Testigos: Antonio Martin,Jose Mirabal,Antonio Pino Y Julian Romero.

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