CANCIO SIERRA Y CIENFUEGAS, LORENZO

BID Number
17364
Birth
N.D.: ASTURIAS, ESPANA
Occupation
1761 Jul 24: SANTA ROSA DEL SACRAMENTO (PRESIDIO)/CAPT.,DON
1762 Sep 10 - 1764 Jul 18: COAHUILA/GOV. INTERIM, DON
1765 Apr - 1771 Mar: BUENAVISTA (PRESIDIO)/CAPT., DON
1763: MONCLOVA/CAPT., DON
1768 Jun - 1771 Mar: CERRO PRIETO/(NONE) (LED DETACHMENTOF TROOPS AGAINST SERIS AND SIBOBAPAS)
1755 May 28: N.P./DON, ALFEREZ ROYAL BATTALLION
Ethnicity
ESPANOL
Notes
1762-64 : (SEP 10-JUL 18) NAMED AFTER GOV. BARRIOS WAS CALLED TO MEXICO. INVOLVED WITH APACHE INCURSIONS INTO COAHUILA AND TEXAS AND WITH DEFENSE OF MISSIONS AND PRESIDIOS. 1765-71 : (APR-MAR) ESTABLISHED BY ROYAL ORDER OF MAY 2, 1764; PRESIDIO ALSO CALLED SAN MARCIAL; FIRST CAPT. OF PRESIDIO; UNDER SEVERAL INDIAN ATTACKS IN 1766; PREVIOUSLY A GUARDIA MARINA; A SUBLIEUTENANT OF THE BATTALLION OF ROYAL INFANTRY IN VERACRUZ; A SGT. MAJOR OF MILITIA IN PUEBLA FOR ONE AND A HALF YEARS; IN 1760 REQUESTED CAPITANCY OF A BORDERLAND PRESIDIO;
Source
NAVARRO GARCIA
Sources
MORFI: VIAJE DE INDIOS Y DIARIO DEL NUEVO MEXICO (1935) ALESSIO ROBLES: COAHUILA Y TEXAS ... (1938) WEDDLE: SAN JAUN BAUTISTA, GATEWAY TO SPANISH TEXAS (1968) NAVARRO GARCIA: DON JOSE DE GALVEZ Y LA COMANDANCIA ...(1964) BARNES, ET. AL.: NORTHERN NEW SPAIN (1981)
Variant Spelling
CANCIO, LORENZO
Rights
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