METHODOLOGY USED IN IDENTIFYING AND COLLECTING DATA ON SETTLERS


  1. Names, and variations of names, of each settler were gathered from three primary sources:
  2. Baptismal, marriage, and death records were reviewed for anyone listed as having lived in Carnué or San Miguel de Carnué between 1763 and 1771. Several children, spouses, and parents of settlers were identified and initial family groups were formed.
  3. For those settlers who were identified, various additional primary and secondary records (e.g. census, church records, SANM I and II, military enlistments, probate records, other land grant records, etc.) were reviewed and further family group information was collected. These family groups will be presented in this series.
  4. For those settlers who were not identified, the following methodology was applied:


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