Census of the Military Spanish Soldiers of the Presidio of

San Antonio de Béxar in the Province of Texas

 

 

 

By Royal Order of November 10, 1776. 

This Census was Taken on  December 31, 1784

 

 

Officials

 

1.            Domingo Cabello, Captain of the Presidio and Governor of Texas.  He is Spanish and has 3 male slaves in his household.

2.            Bernardo Fernandez, the first Lieutenant, Spanish, married has one son 14 years or under.

3.            Thomas Mungia, the second Lieutenant, is Spanish, a widower.

4.            Marcelo Valdes, the Alférez, (second Lieutenant) is Spanish and is married.

5.            Don Francisco Amangual, the Alférez, Spanish, is married.

6.            The position of the military Chaplin is vacant.

Troops

7.            Manuel de Urrutia, a sergeant, Spanish, married.

8.            Domingo Peres, Spanish, married, has one son under 14 and 2 daughters, one under 14 and the other over 14 years of age Peres is a sergeant.

9.            Mari[a]no Rodrigues, Spanish, a sergeant, married, has one female slave.

10.       Juan Jose Calderon, the drummer, Spanish, single.

11.        Pedro Peres, a corporal, Spanish, married.

12.        Andres del Valle, a corporal, Spanish, married, has 2 sons who are 14 years old or under.

13.        Prudencio Rodrigues, a corporal, Spanish, married has one son 14 years old or under.

14.        Francisco Xavier de Sosa, a corporal, Spanish, married, has one son 14 years old or under.

15.        Francisco de los Santos, a corporal, Spanish, married, has 2 sons who are 14 years old or under and one daughter, 14 years old or under.

16.        Juan Casanova, a corporal, Spanish, married, has one daughter 14 years old or under.

17.        Domingo Diego Acosta, a carabineer,  Spanish, married, has 2 sons who are 14 years old or under and one daughter, 14 years old or under.

18.        Martin de Castro, Spanish, married, a carabineer, has one son 14 years old or under and one daughter, 14 years old or under.

19.        Antonio Gonzales, Spanish, a carabineer, married, has one son 14 years old or under.

20.       Alejandro Ydalgo, Spanish, a corporal.

21.        Juan Maria de la Cerda, Spanish, a cavo, (Corporal) married, has one son 14 years old or under.

22.       Facundo Mansolo, Spanish, a corporal, married, has one son 14 years old or older, has 2 sons who are 14 years old or under.

23.       Don Nicolas Leme, Spanish, the Cadet, is single.

24.       Xavier Zepeda, a soldier, Spanish, married.

25.       Fernando Arocha, a soldier, Spanish, married.

Soldiers

26.       Carlos Hernandes, Spanish, married.

27.        Juan Chirino, Spanish, married, has 2 daughters who are 14 or under.

28.       Pedro Mansolo, Spanish, married.

29.       Juan Antonio Urrutia, Spanish, single.

30.       Francisco de Castro, Spanish, married.

31.        Jose Farias, Spanish, married

32.       Manuel Ramon, Spanish, married, has one son 14 years old or under.

33.       Francisco Losoya, Spanish, married, has one son 14 or under and two daughters, 14 or over and 2 daughters who are 14 years old or under.

34.       Francisco Sales de la Cerda, Spanish, married, has one daughter 14 or under and one daughter 14 years or over.

35.       Patricio Rodrigues, Spanish, married, has one son under 14 and one daughter 14 years old or under.

36.       Juan Antonio Casanova, Spanish, married.

37.        Jose Manuel Granados, Spanish, single.

38.       Antonio Martines, Spanish, single.

39.       Manuel Salinas, Spanish, married.

40.       Manuel de Castro, Spanish, single.

41.        Jacinto Ramon, Spanish, married, has one son 14 years old or under.

42.       Pedro Flores, Spanish, married, has one son 14 years old or under and one daughter 14 years old or under.

43.       Manuel Flores, Spanish, married.

44.       Jose Gil de Leyba, Spanish, married, has one daughter 14 years old or under.

45.       Pedro Hernandes, Spanish, married, has one daughter 14 years old or under.

46.       Mathias de la Garza, Spanish, single.

47.        Bonifacio Hernandes, Spanish, married, has one son 14 years old or under.

48.       Eusebio de la Garza, Spanish, a widower.

49.       Mariano de la Garza, Spanish, married, has 2 sons 14 or under and one daughter, 14 years old or under.

50.       Jose Joaquin Peres, Spanish, single.

51.        Juan Jose Cordova, Spanish, married, has 3 daughters 14 years or under.

52.       Francisco Antonio Leal, Spanish, single.

53.       Jose Antonio Basques, Spanish, married.

54.       Jose Maria Olivarri, Spanish, married, has one son and one daughter, both 14 or under.

55.       Jose Mansolo, Spanish, married.

56.       Juan Cadena, Spanish, married, has one son 14 years old or under.

57.        Ygnacio Flores, Spanish, single.

58.       Ygnacio Peres, Spanish, single.

59.       Thomas de Luna, Spanish, married, has one son 14 years or under, and 2 daughters, 14 or over and 4 daughters, 14 years old or under.

60.       Jose Flores, Spanish,

61.        Jose Antonio de la Garza, Spanish, married, has one son 14 years or under.

62.       Pablo de el Rio, Spanish, single.

63.       Pedro Jose Enrrique, Spanish, married, has one daughter, 14 years or under.

64.       Juan Jose Cadena, Spanish, single.

65.       Manuel Berban, Spanish, married.

66.       Diego Carmona, Spanish, married.

67.        Pedro Montalbo, Spanish, married.

68.       Alejando de la Garza, Spanish, single.

69.       Pedro Chirino, Spanish, single.

70.       Jose de Sosa de Rosas, Spanish, married, has one son and one daughter both 14 years old or under.

71.        Francisco Xabier Peres, Spanish, single.

72.        Marcelo Borrego, Spanish, married, has 2 sons 14 years or under.

73.        Jose de Arocha, Spanish, married, has 2 sons 14 years old or under.

74.        Ramon Flores, Spanish, married.

75.        Don Andres Curbier, Spanish, married, has one son and one daughter, 14 years or under.

76.        Nicolas Carabajal, Spanish, married, has 3 sons, 14 or under and 1 daughter, 14 years old or under.

77.        Francisco Granados, Spanish, single.

78.        Francisco Menchaca, Spanish, single.

79.        Jose Manuel Galban, Spanish, single.

80.       Juan Galvino Delgado, Spanish, married.

81.        Jose Maria Hernandes, Spanish, married, has one son and one daughter, both 14 years old or under.

82.       Jose de Luna, Spanish, single.

83.       Jose Mariano Games, Spanish, married, has one son 14 years or under

84.       Jose Leandro de Sosa, Spanish, single.

85.       Jose Losoya, Spanish, single.

86.       Lorenzo Peres, married, has one daughter, 14 years old or over.

87.        Jose Miguel de Castro, Spanish, single.

88.       Francisco de Sales Gomes, Spanish, married, has 2 daughter, 14 years old or under.

89.       Jose Maria Martines, Spanish, single.

90.       Hermeregildo Seguin, Spanish, married.

91.        Manuel Martrines, Spanish, married.

92.       Jose Miguel de Sosa, Spanish, single.

93.       Juan Jose Martines, Spanish, married, has 2 sons, 14 years or under and 3 daughters 14 years old or under.

94.       Francisco Orendain, Spanish, the gunsmith, married.

Invalid Soldiers

95.       Don Luis Antonio Menchaca, a Captain, Spanish, married, has one female slave.

96.       Don Juan Jose Ydalgo, the alferes, Spanish, married.

97.        Don Balthasar Peres, the alferes, Spanish, married, has one son, 14 years old or over and one son under 14 and 2 daughters, one 14 or over and one 14 or under years old and 4 male slaves.

98.       Pedro Minon, Spanish, married, has 2 sons, one over 14 and one under 14 and one daughter over 14 years old.

 

END OF CENSUS

Translated by:

John Ogden Leal

San Antonio, Texas

May 4, 1979

(From the Bexar County Archives in this city.)

 

 

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