Martin Martinez Gallegos
Monday 29 July 1743. Martin Martinez Gallegos, native of Villa of
Totana, diocese of Murcia, legitimate son of Alonso Gallegos and of Juana
de Crea married Victoria Escalona, native of this city, legitimate
daughter of Alonso Escalona and Sebastiana de Vargas and Widow of
Manuel Ronquillo. Witnesses, Pedro Gomez and Sebastian Herra.
Sponsors: Don Christobal de la Torre and Dona Francisca Azevedo.
(Francisco Xavier Arturo (priest)
S'2. SD 2604 (1752) Company of Artillery Artilleryman (#63) Martinez
Gallego, son of Alonso, of the villa de la b 14) 37 years old,
served since the 11 of February of 1748. Present (Birthdate 1715)
5. 1764 Puente Map
#75 Casa de ripio de Juan Garcia Martinez Gallegos 14 x 71.
6. SD2595 (1770) Artilleros
(p18) Martin Martines Gallegos
Puente map and key 1763
#75 Juan Garcia Martinez Gallegos, tabby house
6. 'D2505 (1770) Piquete de Dragones Desrnontados
-g Joaquin and Rosalia Martinez give power to their aunt Lucia Escalona
in order to claim the lot they own in St. Augustine, (Havana, March 10,
9S Joaquin Martinez, Rosalia Martinez and Lucia Escalona ask for a
certification that they did not sell their house and lot in St. Augustine.
(Havana, April 24, 1784)
S/ Juan Frias, native of Menorca and resident of St. Augustine, had received
a lot from a partition they said belonged to Don Luciano de Herrera
estate, and that Lucia Escalona says now it is her property. He is
ready to give it back to her if she canprove what she says and allow him
to collect the fruits he had planted. (St. Augustine, September 1, 1784)
| l Lucia Escalona presents writing as being in power of attorney of Joaquin
Martinez and Jose Jimenez, husband of Rosalia Martinez, giving proof
of their ownership and offering as witness three old residents of St.
Augustine. (St. Augustine, September 4, 1784)
f OW (Escrituras, 16 March 1787, 6 December 1790)
P. 70 Will, Sept. 24. Lucia Escalona, mentions house she owns (but
not the lot, except small part) situated on St. George St. near land gate
which bounds it W; lane to Castle square on N;.Antonia Perdomo S;
Castle Square #. The lot belongs to Joaquin and Rosalia Martinez, her
nephew and niece. (Block 7, Rocque 14.)
Rocque map, ll
Timber-frame house, in good condition, owned by Da. Lucia Escalona;
with deed and land that it cites. (%" T11 uUU dit ?l1i4.n
cornerjtt+ + .....-. pt 2ob bly kitchen back of house and to
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NOTE: Next south adjoi g it is a vacant lot banging to Ni lasa lomez,
ho owned e stone hou on the north lot of th ?"Port bloc" (F ?)
which is the bloc ` orihonf Par VFort?) Alley. Her tone house was
nearest t e City Gate d was tandi within memory o number
of reside of the oldest t 6e. Believe have been torn down in
the" 1870' s.
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1790 Quesada\ List
#41 Wooden house built by Lucia Escalona on King's lot, bounded: E.,
W., and N. by Royal Streets, S. by lots of the King and Antonia
Perdomo. 16 1/2 (N-S) x 77 1/2 varas at (?) xx sq. v.....639 3/4
(On margin: By Act of this day on petition of Lucia Escalona, this lot
was' declared in her favor, St. Augustine, 5/6/1800. Signed: Zubizarreta.)
14. t Escrituras, 12 January 1791, 20 December 1792
P. 513 Will. Aug. 3. Lucia Escalona (widow of John Darby (this is
the name as amended in margin in the MS. It looks more like Hardy.)
She owns house on King's lot and claims to have documentary proof 4b*c"but
obscured when it was transferred to the English", etc. Block 7, Rocque 14.
15. M Escrituras, 12 January 1791, 20 December 1792
P. 594 v. Mortgage Nov. 7 Lucia Escalona mortgages as security for
her annual payments house on King's lot #41, Block 7, measuring NS
16 1/2 yards, E-W 77 1/2. Lot is bounded E-W and N by Royal roads,
S by King's lot and Antonia Perdomo. (Block 7, Assessor's Inventory 41.)
16. 1793 Census, #134
Dona Lucia Escalona, daughter of Alonso and of Sebastiana Bargas, Widow
of 65 years.
Maria del Rosario, slave
Francinca daughter of the said slave
17. 1800 List of Appraisals.
#41 Wooden house built by Lucia Escalona on the King's lot, bounded E-W
by the Calle Real, S. by King's lot and of Dona Antonia Perdono: its
measurement in front N-S sixteen and a half yards and depth EW twenty-
seven (?) yards and a half, which amounts to ..................... 279
Note: By title of May (?) 1800 in proceedings (instituted ?) by Dona Lucia
this lot was (adjudged) in her favor and that of her
principals. St. Augustine.
18. St. Augustine. On April 28, 1800, the Order is issued to give back the
L lot to Lucia Escalona. (Source: Bundle 320, Doc. 79, Tallahassee)
I' i1TURTR m -OA.NA photostatt # 95)
17 Nov. 1724 baptised and gave holy chrism to Victoria,
born 9th of current month, legitimate daughter of Alonso
::d Sebastiana de Vargas. Godparent Pablo Perdomo.
Priest Pedro Lorenzo de Azevedo
Note: photostat does not show the mame Escalona as the
eige is torn.
statisticc card SAHS shows first marriage of Victoria to
Yanuel Ronquillo on Nov. 17 1739 photost No. X2 167).
second marriage in July / 29, 1743 to Martin M. Gallegos.
(no, 190). Priest Arturo.
,T.O..A -^lTANA photostatt # 139)
On Sept. 11, 1726 baptised and gave holy chrism to Lusia,
who was born on fifth of current month, legitimate daughter
of Alonso de Escalona and Sebastiana de Varga. Godparent -
Priest Pedro Lorenzo de Azevedo
JOAQUf]tMAI~ EZ photostatt 269)
Tues. 26 March 1748 baptised and gave holy chrism to a child
born on the 20th of current month, son of Martin Martinez
Gallegos, native of the villa of Totana of the diocese of
Murcia and of Victoria Escalona, native of this presidio, was
given the name Joaquin. Godmother Maria de Behelem (?)
Priest Francisco Xavier Arturo