The Cedillo,Sedillo Family can be Easily traced to the area of the Reconquest of New mexico immediatly after the Indian Revolt
Pedro Cedillo ,Rico De Rojas was one of the Devout Members of the Confraternity of La Conquistadora. Sorce El Rio Abajo By
Gilberto Espinosa Bishop Publishing Capt.Pedro de Sedillo Rico de Rojas Was born 1611 Queretaro and came
to New Mexico some time after 1650. In 1680 ,he was a Captain in the Rio Abajo Area. He passed Muster in 1680. Capt. Pedro
Sedillo , Widower,with two Children named Juan Rico de Rojas Sedillo,age twenty -three who is absent and away from his land,and
Joaquin Rico de Rojas Sedillo ,seventeen :and an Indian Woman . He needs help in order to be able to move to enter the New
Kingdom of New Mexico. Fourth Household Two Sons One Female Dependent The El Paso Muster December 1692-January 1693 From The
Journals of Don Diego de Vargas 1692-1694 To The Royal Crown Restored Kessel, Hendricks, Dodge Library of Congress Catalog-in-
Title: AUTOS CONCERNING PUEBLO REVOLT OF 1680.
Author(s): OTERMIN, ANTONIO DE (GOBERNADOR)/GARCIA, ALONSO
(THENIENTE GOBERNADOR)/AND OTHERS
Documentation: ISLETA-SOCORRO, NM. AUGUST 14, 1680-JANUARY 30,
1681. 192P. AUTO. INFORME. SIGNED.
IMPORTANT DOCUMENTS CONCERNING PUEBLO REVOLT OF 1680.
TESTIMONY OF ALONSO GARCIA, OTERMIN AND OTHERS REGARDING
AND FLIGHT FROM SANTA FE. ALSO INCLUDED ARE
PROCEEDINGS OF THE JUNTA GENERAL AND PETITION FOR MORE FUNDS
FOR RECONQUEST OF NEW MEXICO. (J. CARPENTER,
Persons: GARCIA, ALONSO (THENIENTE GOBERNADOR)/OTERMIN,
DE (GOBERNADOR)/CATITI, ALONZO (INDIO)/LOPEZ, NICOLAS
(FRAY)/ GUADARRAMA, JOSEPH/CARBAJAL, AGUSTIN/MENDOZA,
DAMIANA DE/ HURTADO, NICOLAS/DOMINGUEZ DE MENDOZA,
ANTONIO/OLIVAN Y CHAVEZ, PEDRO/GRANILLO, LUIS (SARGENTO
NATURAL (INDIO)/ ENRIQUES, XPTOVAL/ROMERO,
PHELIPE (CAPITAN)/ROMERA DE PEDRAL, FRANCISCO/SANTIAGO, JUAN
LUIS DE/ORTEGA, PABLO DE/ ALBIQU, FELIPE
DE/ALBIQU, ANTONIO DE/MUNOZ, FRANCISCO/PARRAGA, DIEGO
DE/BONI, JOSEPH DE
(FRAY)/SIERA, ANTONIO DE (FRAY)/ HERRERA,
SEVASTIAN DE (SARGENTO MAYOR)/CHAVEZ, FERNANDO DE (SARGENTO
ANTONI DE (SARGENTO MAYOR)/MARQUES, PEDRO
(CAPITAN)/BACA, YGNACIO (CAPITAN)/TELLEZ XIRON, JOSEPH
PEDRO DE (CAPITAN)/DURAN Y CHAVES,
HERNANDO/ SOLIS MIRANDA, MARTIN (LICENCIADO)/VALDES,
GREGORIO DE/XAVIER, FRANCISCO/CARLOS
Places: SANTO DOMINGO/ZIA/COCHITI/SAN
FELIPE/SOCORRO/SEVILLETA/ACOMA/ SANDIA/YSLETA/BAPTISTA, SAN
(PARAJE)/ SONORA/EL PASSO
(PARAJE)/PARRAL, SAN JOSEPH DE (REAL)/
Ethnic Group: PIROS/APACHES/TIGUAS/MANSOS/YUTAS
Keywords: INDIANS (REBELLION)/INDIANS (INTERTRIBAL
RELATIONS)/INDIANS (REDUCCION)/INDIANS (BATTLE
First Location: AZTM, AGN, VOL. 037 FF. 299-397
Location: AGN, MEXICO CITY, PROVINCIAS INTERNAS VOL.
037 FF. 299-397
The surname Cedillo, Cedillos, Sedillo, or
Sedillos, has not been studied by Spanish genealogists or family historians. Its origins remain hidden in the remote past
at the present.
In a study of the top 1,600 surnames in use today among those of Hispanic origin living in the United
States, Cedillo ranks 625th. In a survey of the largest capital cities of Latin America, the surname Cedillo was unique to
Family histories have been written for the Cedillos in the Dominican Republic, and New Mexico.
of the surname in the United States appear to be from central Mexico for the most part. There were many Cedillo and Sedillo
in the state of Aguascalientes in the 1700-1800s.
One early family in this country was that of Pedro de Cedillo, who was
a native of Querétaro, Mexico. He arrived in New Mexico about 1670. By 1680 he was living in the Río Abajo district. He declared
his age as "about seventy" in 1681, stating that he had one twenty-year-old son and eight other children. His wife was Isabel
López de García. She died before 1692 and he between 1692-1698. Their known children were Isabel, who married Juan Varela
Jaramillo in 1692, Casilda, wife of Cristóbal Jaramillo, Felipa, married to Francisco Anaya, and son Joaquín, Juan and Pedro.
Joaquín raised a large family with his wife María Varela at their home in Río Abajo. Juan married María de la Concepción Gutiérrez
at Santa Fé in 1698. Pedro was alive in 1710 but it is not known if he married.