The Baca / Douglas Genealogy and Family History Blog

21 July 2013

Eduarda Yturrietta - a strong New Mexican woman

My cousin Maurine Pool posted this article in her blog:

Torres Family NM Genealogy and History Blog: Young Woman's Dowry Dispute: One woman in 1700s New Mexico named Eduarda Yturrieta represents so many other women’s stories of the time. She married young, was widowed t...

It's about one of our common ancestors who sued her father-in-law over her dowry - and won! This is an unusual, and fascinating story. The second part of the article is at this link:

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