CHILILI LAND GRANT

On March 8, 1841, the following eight petitioners (listed in alphabetical order), on behalf of themselves and twenty other individuals, asked for and were placed in possession of a land grant in Chilili, Bernalillo County, New Mexico:

RAFAEL GALLEGOS JOSE MANUEL PADILLA
Jose Manuel Padilla, son of Bernardo Padilla and Francisca Sanches, and husband of Maria Antonia Chaves (Otero), daughter of Santiago Chaves (Otero) and Manuela Padilla. [Isleta Marriages p. 67]
FRANCISCO PACHECO JUAN MANUEL PADILLA
Most likely the Manuel Padilla married to Consepcion Barela Padilla.
AGUSTIN PADILLA
Agustin Padilla, son of Jose Santiago Padilla and Antonia Rafaela Otero, grandson of Bernardo Padilla and Francisca Sanches, and husband of Maria Dolores Gonsales, daughter of Pedro Antonio Gonsales and Gertrudis Gurule. [Albuquerque Baptisms p. 477-8; and Isleta Marriages p. 62]
SANTIAGO PADILLA
Jose Santiago Padilla, son of Bernardo Padilla and Francisca Sanches, and husband of Antonia Rafaela Otero, daughter of Antonio Otero and Manuela Padilla. [Isleta Marriages p. 62]
JULIAN PADILLA
Julian Padilla, son of Bernardo Padilla and Francisca Sanches, and husband of Anna Maria Padilla, daughter of Francisco Padilla and Bernardina Garcia. [Isleta Marriages p. 67]
LUIS SALASAR

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On March 20, 1841 Governor of New Mexico, Manuel Armijo authorized the senior justice of the 3rd judicial district to place the above parties in possession of the land grant.

On March 29, 1841 the senior justice referred the matter to commissioned Don Antoñio Ruiz to place the settlers in possession of the land grant.

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On December 17, 1856, the following individuals, "heirs and actual settlers" (listed in alphabetical order) gave notice to the U.S. Surveyor General of their claim under the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo of the town and land grant at Chilili:

Atanasio Arias Luis Gonzalez Gabriel Moya
Jose Armenta Sabino Gonzalez Maria Moya
Ynes Armenta Juan Griego Jose Padilla
Dionisio Baca Simon Griego Antonio Abad Pena
Manuel Bachicha Marcelo Gurule Manuel Perea
Juan Antonio Candelaria Jesus Gutierrez Jose Romero
Maria Casillas Jose Maria Lucero Sicilio Romero
Jose Fierros Luis Mares Mateo Ronquillo
Tomas Fresquis Encarnacion Martin Vicente Sanchez
Vicente Fresquis Mariano Martin Juan Rafael Serna
Antonio Abad Gallego Francisco Medina Jesus Tafoya
Jesus Maria Gallegos Miguel Montano Salvador Tafoya
Jose Gallego Juan Montoya (1) Jose Torres
Pablo Gallego Juan Montoya (2) Alfonso Ysais (Sais)
Romualdo Gallego Julianita Montoya Juan Domingo Ysais (Sais)
Jesus Garcia Jesus Moya Jose Antonio Zamora

SOURCE: New Mexico Land Grant Records (NMLG), Surveyor General (SG), Case 11, "Chilili Land Grant" Spanish Archives of New Mexico (SANM) Vol. I, New Mexico State Research Center (NMSRC) Reel 13, Fr. 827-831.

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