Chavez family of New Mexico

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Chavez
Chaves/Chávez
CountryUnited States
Current regionNew Mexico
Earlier spellingsDurán y Chaves
Place of originSanta Fe de Nuevo México, New Spain
Foundedc. 1610s
FounderDon Fernando Durán y Chaves II and Ana María de Carvajal y Holguin
TraditionsHispanos of New Mexico

The progenitors of the Chavez family of New Mexico were Don Fernando Durán y Chaves II was born in 1610 in Nuevo México, New Spain, and he married his wife Ana María de Carvajal y Holguin in Santa Fe. Don Fernando was the son of Don Pedro Gómez Durán y Chávez of Valverde de Llerena and Isabel de Bohorquez Baca of Mexico City.[1]

Notable family members[edit]

Places named after the Chavez family[edit]

Footnotes[edit]

  1. ^ Chávez, Fray Angélico, Origins of New Mexico Families: A Genealogy of the Spanish Colonial Period, rev. ed. (Santa Fe: Museum of New Mexico, 1992)

Further reading[edit]

  • Fray Angélico Chávez, Origins of New Mexico Families: A Genealogy of the Spanish Colonial Period, revised edition. (Santa Fe Museum of New Mexico, 1992), (ISBN 978-0-89013-239-5).

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