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The two Lujan Sisters

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  • Juana Luján (1684 - 1762)
  • María Juana Luján (c.1677 - c.1734)
    Matías Luján and Francisca Romero, parents of Juana Luján #1, were in the area of San Ildefonso by 1701 when they were padrinos for Indian child baptized at San Ildefonso on 18 Dec...

Maria Juana Lujan was born in 1679 in San Ildefonso, New Mexico (Herencia vol. 9, issue #4 p.6). She married Pedro Sanchez de Inigo in Jan.1698 he was the son of Fray Francisco Munos and Juana Lopez de Aragon. In her will Dated 13 Dec.1734 she named her 11 children, Antonia, Manuela, Antonio, Maria, Olaya, Joseph, Juana, Efigena, Lugarda, Francisca Xaviera and Cristobal. 9 of them used Sanchez de Inigo as a last name, Francisca and Manuela used Sanchez.* Alot of the info out there has these two woman as the same person.

  

Juana Lujan her younger sister was born in 1684 in El Paso del Norte,NM. and died in 1762 in San Ildefonso, New Mexico.Married Francisco Martin 20 Apr,1732.. Her children born between 1700 to 1715 were Luisa, Francisco and Juan they were somtimes called by the name Lujan but mostly by Gomez del Castillo a name which became prominment. Juana's three children could be by Antonio Gomez Robledo son of Francisco Gomez Robledo and Juana Lopez del Castillo She states in her will that she had no children from Francisco Martin but declared all 3 as her carnal children to be her heirs. She acquired large holdings which became known as Rancho de San Antonio that were passed on to her children. *