Taos County, New Mexico

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

Page 24.15 May 1800 Mision y Yglesia de Picuris: BELASQUEZ, Jose Antonio Rafael,son of Juan Antonio Belasquez and Barbara Martin,marrying LEYBA,Maria De Las Nieves, Daughter of Juan Antonio Leyba and Nicolasa Pando, Vecinos de San Jose de Gracia de Las Trampas.Wit:Balentin Lucero and Barbara Fresquis,Vecinos del Llano.

2nd marriage 7 Nov 1828 Mision de San Lorenzo de Picuris. Belasquez,Rafael,Widow of Maria Delas Nieves,Vecino del Chamisal,Marrying RENDON,Juana Maria,Widow of Antonio Chabes, Vecina de esta jurisdiction.Wit for groom:Francisco Barela, 57,and Nicolas Montoya,48,Both married.Wits for the bride: Bentura Lusero,60,wid.,and Antonio Lusero,Married,48, Vecinos del Chamisal.

Juan Antonio Belasquez married twice his first marriage was with Barbara Martin.From Microfilm Reel # 28 AASF,Frame # 0232.Picuris Marriages.23 Dec 1776 Juan Antonio Belasquez, yndio soltero con Barbara Martin.Fueron Testigos Blas Truxillo y Xptobal Truxillo.Parents names not listed...On the 2nd marriage Juan Antonio Belasquez is listed as Espanol.

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