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
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
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Bibliographic ID: UF00090506
Volume ID: VID00014
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 GomezJ Born or Baptized September 2, 1733 in Saint

Parents Pedro Gomes oFArchbishopric of Erisa, Sevilla, Spain

Harried March 12, 1727 to

Getrudis Perigurino (must be error for Rodrigues) /two out of three
Cathedral Parish documents gave her name as Maria Gertrudis Lorenzc
of Saint Augustine, daughter of Francisco "orenzo of France and
Michaela Rogriguez of Saint Augustine, while the third document gave
her name as Getrudis PerigurinoJ Mother was born in 1712 in Saint

Marriage Catharina /GatarinaQ Perdomo, February 11, 1754. Her parents were
Francisco Perdomo and Ana Castaneda.

Sponsors Joseph Perdomo, Nicolasa Gomes

'Witnesses Juan Perdomo
Joseph Reseo
Simon de Hita

Juan Urisa, Friar

Gomes had been a soldier in Saint Augustine. In 1763 when Great Britain took control
of Florida Don Pedro Gomes went to Havana with his children. Lorenzo, who would have
been thirty, apparently settled in Havana too.

SOURCES: Cathedral Parish Records; Saint Augustine Historical Society, Biographical
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. (Although his Biographical
Card at the Saint Augustine Historical Society has the date 1752--which
indicates he should be on the muster included in the document, he is not);
Don Juan Joseph Elijio de la Puente, to /?, May 8, 1770, 70 pp., University
of Florida, Stetson Collection, AI 87-1-5/4-5-6, Santo Domingo 2595. (The
name of Gomes appears in a comprehensive list of persons who made up the
garrison and town of Saint Augustine, Florida).

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

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