Captain José Téllez Girón

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Captain José Telles Jiron (Téllez Jirón)

Birthdate: (64)
Birthplace: Los Altos de San Jacinto, Cuyoacan, Reino de México, Virreinato de Nueva España
Death: 1695 (60-68)
Ysleta, (near El Paso), Provincia de Nuevo México, Virreinato de Nueva España (Census Catalina Romero — View this family 1692 (Age 61 years) Nuestra Senora de Guadalupe del Paso del Rio del Norte, New Mexico, Spain )
Immediate Family:

Son of Bartolome Telles Jiron and Leonor de la Garza Falcón González
Husband of Private and Catalina Romero
Father of Isabel Telles Jiron; José Téllez Girón; Catalina Téllez Girón; Rafael Téllez Girón; Lucia Téllez Girón and 4 others
Half brother of Capitán Nicolas de la Serna de la Garza and Capitán José de la Serna y Alarcón de la Garza

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About Captain José Téllez Girón

José Téllez Girón aka José Télles Jirón born 1631 died 1695, age 64


  1. Catalina Romero

Children of José Téllez Girón and Catalina Romero:

  1. José Téllez Girón
  2. Jacinta Téllez Girón
  3. Juan Téllez Girón
  4. Rafael Téllez Girón
  5. Isabel Téllez Girón
  6. Catalina Téllez Girón
  7. Lucia Téllez Girón
  8. Maria Zapata
  9. Juana Téllez

José Téllez Girón is the son of Bartolome Téllez Girón


He appeared on the Don Diego de Vargas census 22 Dec 1692 to 2 Jan 1693 in El Paso del Norte, Nuevo Méjico. Nueva España.

Fifth household, five daughters, five dependents

Captain José Téllez Girón, married to doña Catalina Romero, with one daughter named Jacinta Téllez Girón and another named Maria Zapata. He states that he has a daughter, a young woman named Juana José Téllez, with his brother, Juan Téllez Girón. She writes to his son to bring her. He also states that he has two other children, Lucia and Catalina, and five dependents, named Gertrudis, Maria, Josefa, and Isabel, and Nicolas. As a loyal vassal of his majesty, he is quite ready to enter whenever I, the governor and captain general, enter to settle this kingdom.

To The Royal Crown Restored, pg. 39


Kessell, John L. and Hendricks, Rick, editors, To The Crown Restored, The Journals of Don Diego de Vargas, New Mexico, 1692-1694, University of New Mexico Press. 1995, ISBN 0-8263-1559-3

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Captain José Téllez Girón's Timeline

Cuyoacan, Reino de México, Virreinato de Nueva España
Age 24
Cochiti Pueblo, Provincia de Nuevo México, Reino de Nueva España
Age 29
Cochiti, Bernalillo, New Mexico, United States
Age 33
Senecu, Rio Abajo, Provincia de Nuevo México, Reino de Nueva España
Age 34
New Mexico, United States
Age 37
Age 37
Santa Fe, NM, United States
Age 39
Santa Fe, NM, United States
Age 43