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Juan Fresqui

Also Known As: "Fresco", "Alferez"
Birthdate:
Birthplace: Santa Fé, Provincia de Nuevo México, Reino de Nueva España
Death: 1667 (36-45)
Ysleta Pueblo, Rio Abajo, Provincia de Nuevo México, Reino Nueva España
Immediate Family:

Son of Juan Fresco and Unknown Fresco
Husband of Luisa Fresqui
Father of María Magdalena Fresquis; Francisco Fresqui; Juana Fresqui and María Ana Fresqui

Occupation: Alcalde (Mayor) Isleta Pueblo, New Mexico, Spain Employer: Crown of Spain
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About Juan Fresqui

Alférez Juan Fréqui gave his age as 36 on 10 Oct 1661.

Juan Luján ("el viejo") gave tesitmony on 29 Oct 1661 refuting an accusation by Governor Diego López Mendizábal that Juan Fresqui's mother was a black slave. Luján testified that Juan Frésqui's father was "flamenco," meaning Flemish, and that Fresqui's mother was "blanca" or white.

~Beyond Origins, Vol. 1, Part 1

Researcher: José Antonio Esquibel

Source: AGN, México, Galeria, Concursos de Peñalosa, Vol. I. F. 62 & 209. Microfilm copy of rolls #1-3 (Vols. I-III) of the "Concursos de Peñalosa" located at the New Mexico State Records Center and Archives.

Capítan Juan Frésqui was dead by 1667, and had been Alcalde Mayor of Isleta. Although there were no adult male Frésqui in the 1680-1681 Revolt lists, several people of this name after the Reconquest give proof that some minor children or grandchildren of his escaped the massacre.

Two of his daughters were Juana Frésqui and Magdalena Frésqui. Juana who was married to José de Leyva and was killed in the Pueblo Revolt of 1680. Her two daughters were rescued from captivity in 1692 by a relative, Juan Holguín...

~The Origins of New México Families, pg. 30

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Juan Fresqui's Timeline

1626
1626
Santa Fé, Provincia de Nuevo México, Reino de Nueva España
1637
1637
Provincia de Nuevo México, Reino de Nueva España
1638
1638
Santa Fe, Santa Fe County, New Mexico, United States
1652
1652
San Lorenzo, Grant County, New Mexico, United States
1655
1655
Provincia de Nuevo México, Reino de Nueva España
1667
1667
Age 41
Ysleta Pueblo, Rio Abajo, Provincia de Nuevo México, Reino Nueva España