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Jose Antonio Thomas Olivas

Hidalgo del Parral, Hidalgo del Parral Municipality, Chihuahua, Mexico
Death 9 Mar 1791 (aged 57–58)
San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, USA
Burial San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, USA
Plot 1414
Memorial ID 100156836 · View Source
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San Fernando Burials, translated by John Ogden Leal.,
Page 54., Burial # 1414. March 9, 1791.
OLIVAS, Jose Antonio, married to Josefa _______? [faded] who died at the age of 56 years.
Married two times:
[1] Teodora Martinez
[2] Maria Josefa Peres y Banos widower of Xavier Seguin
Marriage Petition & Permissions of San Fernando Church,
translated by John Ogden Leal, San Antonio, Texas, October 1978.

Page 15. Feb. 11, 1773

Petition of THOMAS ANTONIO de OLIVAS: He states he is Spanish, a native of the Real Mines of San Joseph de el Parral, a soldier of this precidio of Bexar, widower of TEODORA MARTINEZ, legitimate son JOSEPH JUACHIN de OLIVA and NICOLESA de ESCUDERA. He states he wants to marry MARIA JOSEPHA PERES BANOS, Spanish, a native from the ** city of Monterey, ** but now living in this villa of San Fernando. She is the ** widow of JAVIER SEGUIN, ** and the legitimate daugher of MANUEL ANTONIO PERES BANOS and ANTONIA MARGARITA ROMERO. The petition was signed by Thomas Oliva.

Declaration of MARIA JOSEPHA PERES BANOS: She states she has known OLIVA for 2 years and that she was the widow of JAVIER SEGUIN. She wants to marry THOMAS OLIVA of her own free will and has not given her word to marry anyone else. She said she was 27 years old. She did not sign the book, but it was signed by Martin Flores, the notary.

Declaration of THOMAS ANTONIO de OLIVA: He states he was the widower of TEODORA MARTINEZ who died in the villa of Coahuila. He says he wants to marry MARIA JOSEPHA PERES BANOS, widow of JAVIER SEGUIN, but is now free to mary to marry MARIA JOSEPHA PERES BANOS. He said he was 40 years old. He did not sign the book, but Martin Flores, the notary did.

There is a notation from Luis Antonio Menchaca, Depositions from Blas de Abila, Joseph Sanchez, Manuel de la Fuentes all saying that Oliva & Peres Banos are free to marry and both were widowers.

Father Pedro Fuentes married the couple on March 12, 1773 after three days of festivities and no one made objections to the coming marriage.
The book was signed by Father Pedro Fuentes y Fernandez.
After the death of Thomas Antonio de Olivas in 1791, his wife Maria Josefa Peres y Banos was listed in the Residents of Texas, Volume 1, Villa of San Fernando de Bexar in 1795, 1803 and the last time on Dec. 31, 1804.
She is not listed in the Residents of Texas, Volume 2 between 1817-1831 and her death is not recorded at San Fernando Cathedral nor Camposanto Burials.
Children born to the union of Thomas Antonio de Olivas & Maria Josefa Peres y Banos are:
Maria Petra de Olivas m. Juan Antonio Esparza
Maria Antonia Eulalia de Olivas
Jose Sacobo de Olivas
and Maria Polonioa de Olivas m. Francisco Xabier Hernandez

Family Members

Gravesite Details 56 years old, h/o of Josefa




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