Group Title: Historic St. Augustine: Block 7 - Lot 2
Title: Lorenzo Joseph Gomes (also spelled Gomez)
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 Material Information
Title: Lorenzo Joseph Gomes (also spelled Gomez)
Series Title: Historic St. Augustine: Block 7 - Lot 2
Physical Description: Report
Language: English
Creator: Harman, Joyce Elizabeth
Publication Date: 1972
 Subjects
Subject: Saint Augustine (Fla.)
27 Saint George Street (Saint Augustine, Fla.)
Gomez House (Saint Augustine, Fla.)
Spatial Coverage: North America -- United States of America -- Florida -- Saint Johns -- Saint Augustine -- 27 Saint George Street
Coordinates: 29.896934 x -81.313342
 Record Information
Bibliographic ID: UF00090506
Volume ID: VID00012
Source Institution: University of Florida
Holding Location: University of Florida
Rights Management: All rights reserved by the source institution.
Resource Identifier: B7-L2

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Lorenzo Joseph Gomes [also spelled Gomez] Born or Baptized September 2, 1733 in
Saint Augustine.


Parents Pedro Gomes of the Archbishopric of Ersija [?] Erisa [?] Eussa [?],
Sevilla, Spain. Pedro Gomes was in the artillery in 1752. Forty-
nine years old at that time--he had served since August 2, 1721.
The 1770 document (cited below) lists him as an infantry soldier
and states that he died in Havana.

Getrudis Perigurino [?] (must be error for Rodriguez). Two out of
three Cathedral Parish documents give her name as Maria Gertrudis
Lorenzo [y Rodriguez] of Saint Augustine, daughter of Francisco
Lorenzo of France and Michaela Rodriguez of Saint Augustine, while
the third document gives her names as Getrudis Perigurino [?].
She was born in 1712 in Saint Augustine and married Pedro Gomes on
March 12, 1727. 0oL - --- 1eO 1 ,- E s <


Children
(of Pedro
and Maria
Gertrudis)


Nicolasa born 1730 7 2 -3
Lorenzo born 1733 E -7
Manuel 'born 1736
Manuel Antonio born 1740
Jacinto Maria and Joseph Maria Jacinto (twins) born
Francisco born 1747


Marriage Lorenzo Joseph married Catharina [Catarina]
She was a native of Saint Augustine and
Perdomo and Ana Castaneda.


Sponsors

Witnesses


Perdomo on February 11, 1754.
the daughter of Francisco


Joseph Perdomo, Nicolasa Gomes


Juan Perdomo
Joseph Reseo
Simon de Hita


Juan Urisa, Friar


Maria Catarina born
Antonio Joseph born
Maria de la Trinidad


1754
1758
born 1759


Lorenzo Gomez [Gomes] was an Infantry soldier. In a 1766 document (see below) he
appears on a list of individuals and heads of families, who are found without
position, destination or work. The document gives the position the person former-
ly had in the Presidio of Saint Augustine--in the case of Lorenzo, the infantry.
The 1770 document (cited below) also lists him as an infantry soldier.

SOURCES: Cathedral Parish Records; Saint Augustine Historical Society Biograph-
ical File; Don Joseph Antonio Gelabert, Representative of the Council
of the Indies to the Crown, 1752, 186 pp., University of Florida,
Stetson Collection, AGI 87-1-14/2, Santo Domingo 2604; Don Juan Joseph
Elijio de la Puente, to [?], May 8, 1770, 70 pp., University of
Florida, Stetson Collection, AGI 87-1-5/4-5-6, Santo Domingo 2595;


1744


Children
(of
Lorenzo
and
Catharina
Perdomo)





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Don Jose Elixio de la Puente to Don Antonio Maria Bucarelli,
September 26, 1766, 51 pp., University of Florida, Stetson
Collection, AGI 87-1-5/3, Santo Domingo 2595.


Joyce Elizabeth Harman
Historian
Historic Saint Augustine
Preservation Board
December 11, 1972




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