Saturday, December 22, 2012

LUIS FRANCISCO de LEIBA and JUANA GERTRUDIS de ARGUELLO

© Kathy Duncan, 2012

Luis Francisco de Leyba, son of Jose de Leyba  and Maria Bonifacio de Ontivero, was born 1711 in Santa Fe and died in 1773 in Las Trampas, New Mexico He married Juana Gertrudis de Arguello, daughter of Juan de Arguello and Juana Gregoria Brito. She was born 1715 in Santa Fe and died 1781 in Las Trampas, New Mexico.

Luis Francisco de Leyba headed one of the twelve original families of  Las Trampas, NM.

Children of Luis Francisco de Leyba and Juana Gertrudis de Arguello:

1. Juan Antonio Leyba born 1732 in Santa Fe. Married Rosalia Madrid 1754 Picuris.

2. Maria Antonia Nicolaza Leyba born 1739 in Santa Fe and died after 1777. Married Diego Antonio Garcia in 1754 in Picuris.

3. Maria de Loreto Leyba born in 1747 in Santa Fe. Married Juan Rubial in 1767 at Picuris.

4. Juan Francisco Leyba born in 1751 in Santa Fe.

5. Vicente Leyba born in 1753 in Santa Barbara.

6. Antonio de la Santisima Trinidad Leyba was christened in 1756 in Picuris

7. Antonia Manuela Leyba was chistened in 1756 in Trampas and died in 1756 in Picuris.

8. Manuela Gerturis Leyba was born in 1756 in Trampas and died in 175 in Picuris

9. Jose Baltasar Amador Leyba was christened in 1759 in Picuris and died in 1781 in Trampas
Source: www.lucerito.net/trampas.htm ]

Marriage record for Luis Francisco de Leiba and Juana Gertrudis de Arguello:

23 July 1731, Luis Francisco de Leiba, son of Joseph de Leiba and Maria Bonfacia (no surname) married Juana Gertrudis de Arguello, daughter of Juan de Arguello and Gregoria Brito, both of Santa Fe. Wit: Paschal Belasques and Gertrudis Montolla. Frame 13.
[Source: New Mexico Marriages Santa Fe - St. Francis Parish and Military Chapel of Our Lady of Light (La Castrense) 1728 - 1857 extracted by Maria J. Roybal and Lila Armijo Pfeufer, compiled by Margaret Leonard Windham]

1750 Santa Fe Census:

Eusebio Leiba; Maria Arguello; Luis Francisco Leiba; Juana Arguello; Juan Antonio, Maria Nicolasa, Ysidro Antonio
[Source: Spanish and Mexican Censuses in New Mexico 1750 - 1830 by Virginia Olmsted. Notation - This household is between the households of Juan de Arguello and Joseph Leiba.]

Death record for Luis Francisco de Leiba:

Luiz Leyba, buried 17 Jan 1773; deceased husband of Juana Gertrudes Arguello, residents. Buried at the Capilla de las Trampas. Died “despuesto.”
[Source: New Mexico Mission de San Lorenzo de Picuris Deaths 1728 - 1861 by Betty Pacheco]

Death record for Juana Getrudis de Arguello:

Juana Gertrudes (no surname), Santa Yglesia de Senor Jose de Garcia de las Trampas, buried 22 Feb 1781, parabula, parents unknown, resident.
[Source: New Mexico Mission de San Lorenzo de Picuris Deaths 1728 - 1861 by Betty Pacheco]

In 1781 a smallpox epidemic struck Las Trampas. Several of the Leiba/Arguello family members died during this time period.
[Source for epidemic: State Historian, New Mexico State Research Center and Archives]

Marriages witnessed by Luis Francisco de Leiba and Juana Gertrudis de Arguello:

20 May 1744 - Miguel Joseph de Apodaca married Maria Mathiana de la Pas (no surname), both mestisos. Witnesses: Luis Franco de Leiba and Juana de Arguello.AASF #31
[Source: New Mexico Marriages Santa Fe - St. Francis Parish and Military Chapel of Our Lady of Light (La Castrense) 1728 - 1857 extracted by Maria J. Roybal and Lila Armijo Pfeufer, compiled by Margaret Leonard Windham]

Godchildren of Luis Francisco de Leiba and Juana Gertrudis de Arguello:

12 Dec 1748 (baptized), Maria Guadalupe Martin, daughter of Xptobal Martin & Maria Eulalia Pineda; godparents: Luis Francisco Leiba and Juana Gertrudis de Arguello.
[Source: NM Baptisms of Santa Fe Parroquia de San Francisco de Asis vol. 1 5 Sept 1747 - 17 July 1791 compiled by Margaret Windham]

11 Feb 1750 (baptized), Maria Antonia Leiba, daughter of unknown, godparents: Luiz Francisco de Leiba and Juana Gertrudis de Arguello. Frame 22.
[Source: NM Baptisms of Santa Fe Parroquia de San Francisco de Asis vol. 1 5 Sept 1747 - 17 July 1791 compiled by Margaret Windham]

1 Nov 1751 (baptized), Maria Antonia de la Luz Martin, Spanish, daughter of Christoval Martin and Maria Pineda; godparents: Luiz Francisco de Leiba and Juana Gertrudis de Arguello. Fram 43.
[Source: NM Baptisms of Santa Fe Parroquia de San Francisco de Asis vol. 1 5 Sept 1747 - 17 July 1791 compiled by Margaret Windham]

Baptisms of children of Luis Francisco de Leiba and Juana Gertrudis de Arguello:

26 Dec 1747 (baptized), Maria de Loreto Leiba, daughter of Luis Francisco de Leiba and Juana Gertrudis de Arguello; godmother:  Merchora (sic) de los Relles Baldeza.
[Source: NM Baptisms of Santa Fe Parroquia de San Francisco de Asis vol. 1 5 Sept 1747 - 17 July 1791 compiled by Margaret Windham]

16 Feb 1751 (baptized), Francisco Leiva, coyote, son of Luis Francisco de Leiva and Juana Gertrudi(s) de Arguello; godparents: Juan de Apodaca & Catarina Balenzuela
[Source: NM Baptisms of Santa Fe Parroquia de San Francisco de Asis vol. 1 5 Sept 1747 - 17 July 1791 compiled by Margaret Windham]

19 Apr 1753 - Vicente de Leiba, son of Luis de Leyba and Juana Arguello, residents of Ranchos de Santa Barbara. Godparents: Santiago Hurtado and Luisa Martin..
[Source: New Mexico Mission de San Lorenzo de Picuris, Baptisms 1750 - 1867 by Betty Pacheco]

13 Apr 1756 - Antonia Manuela de Leiba, daughter of Luis de Leiba and Juana Arguello. Godparents: Pedro Pablo Barela and Rita Lujan.
[Source: New Mexico Mission de San Lorenzo de Picuris, Baptisms 1750 - 1867 by Betty Pacheco]

6 Jan 1759 - Joseph Baltasar Amador de Leiba, son of Luis de Leiba and Juana Gertrudes Arguello. Adopted by Melchor Rodriguez and Ana Maria Arguello. Godparents: Melchor Rodriguez and Ana Maria Arguello.
[Source: New Mexico Mission de San Lorenzo de Picuris, Baptisms 1750 - 1867 by Betty Pacheco. Notation - Is this “adoption“ correct?]

Marriages of the children of Luis Francisco de Leiba and Juana Gertrudes Arguello:

22 Apr 1754 - Juan Antonio de Leiba, single, son of Luis de Leiba and Juana Gertrudes Arguello, residents of Rancho de Joseph de Garcia del Rio de Las Trampas, married Rosalia Madrid, coyote, daughter of Nicholas Madrid, deceased, and Antonia Luxan, residents of Santa Barbara. Witnesses: Eusebio de Leiba, Juan Richardo Martin, and Manuel Vegil.
[Source: New Mexico Mission San Lorenzo de Picuris, Marriages 1726 - 1837 by Betty Pacheco]

22 Apr 1754 - Diego Antonio Garcia, son of Antonio Garcia and Teodora Gonzales, both deceased, married Maria Antonia Nicolasa de Leiba, daughter of Luis de Leiba and Gertrudes de Arguello, residents of Rancho de San Joseph de Garcia. Witnesses: Eusebio de Lieba, Juan Richardo Martin, and Manuel Vigil.
[Source: New Mexico Mission de San Lorenzo de Picuris, Baptisms 1750 - 1867 by Betty Pacheco]

Deaths of the children of Juan Antonio de Leiba and Juana Gertrudes Arguello:

Luis Miguel Leiba, buried 7 Nov 1737, parbulo, child of Luis Francisco de Leiba, de limosna.
[Source: New Mexico Burials Santa Fe - St. Francis Parish and Military Chapel of Our Lady of Light (La Castrense) 1726 - 1834 by Henrietta M. Christmas]

Manuela Gertrudis de Lieba, buried 24 Dec 1757, parbula, daughter of Luis de Leiba and Juana Arguello. Buried at the Church in Los Picuries.
[Source: New Mexico Mission de San Lorenzo de Picuris Deaths 1728 - 1861 by Betty Pacheco]

Jose Baltazar Leyba, Santa Iglesia de Senor San Jose de Garcia Rio de Las Trampas, buried 7 Jan 1781, adult, son of Luis Leyba, deceased, and Juana Gertrudes Arguello.
[Source: New Mexico Mission de San Lorenzo de Picuris Deaths 1728 - 1861 by Betty Pacheco]

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