b. before 1728

Nicolas Giron was added to the list of petitioners in granting order of 1763

He was also named in the cattle theft investigation of 1768 as an eye-witness who testified regarding cattle stolen by Francisco Garcia and Gregorio Montoya. He did not state his relationship to his son-in-law, Leonardo Gutierrez, nor Leonardo's father,Gregorio Gutierrez, but he did state that his age was more than 40 years, which would make his date of birth at least 1728. [SANM II 1767-1779 Reel 10, Frames #405-445, Twitchell #636, LDS 0581468]

Nicolas Giron also signed the petition to abandon Carnue in 1771

He was the father-in-law of Leonardo Gutierrez, son of Gregorio Gutierrez and Pascuala de la Candelaria.

He married MARIA MOLINA - unknown connection to Molina family of Carnue.

He uses surnames XIRON and JIRON also.

NICOLAS GIRON and MARIA MOLINA had the following:

1..... MARIA GERTRUDIS DOLORES GIRON who married Leonardo Antonio Gutierrez, the son of Gregorio Gutierrez and Pascuala de la Candelaria on May 3, 1764 in Albuquerque. [AM NMG XXI:4 p. 90] Her parents were listed as Nicolas Giron and Maria Molina, who is deceased in her marriage record of 1764. Witnesses were petitioner Antonio Molina and Lusia Molina.

(See Leonardo Gutierrez for children)