Location: Albuquerque, Nuevo México, Nueva España
Surnames/tags: Albuquerque New_Mexico Sources
In 1706, Francisco Cuervo y Valdés, the governor of the Spanish province of New Mexico, founded the fourth villa in New Mexico. He named it La Villa de Alburquerque de San Francisco Xavier del Bosque, in honor of the viceroy of New Spain, the Duque de Alburquerque.
This fully indexed and documented book includes historical and genealogical information on the known founders of present-day Albuquerque. Three generations of descendants are also included for each founder. This essential work for students of New Mexico history highlights and documents the perseverance and determination of these early New Mexican settlers.
Aqui Se Comienza: A Genealogical History of the Founding Families of la Villa de San Felipe de Alburquerque
- Author: Gloria M. Valencía y Valdez, José Antonio Esquibel, Robert D. Martínez, and Francisco Sisneros, Editors
- Publisher: New Mexico Genealogical Society, Albuquerque, New Mexico, 2007
- Source Example:
- <span id=‘Valencía’></span>Valencía y Valdez, Gloria M. , José Antonio Esquibel, Robert D. Martínez, and Francisco Sisneros, Editors. ''[[Space:Aqui_Se_Comienza|Aqui Se Comienza]]'' (New Mexico Genealogical Society, Albuquerque, New Mexico, 2007).
- Inline Citation Example:
- <ref>[[#Valencía|Valencía]]: Page 134</ref>
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- Not available online.
- List of library copies: WorldCat
- Marcie Ruiz owns a copy and would be happy to help with any research queries.
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