Glossary

Adoptiva/o Adopted
Albacea Trustee/Executor of a will
Capitan Captain
Casada/o Married
Coyote Spanish, Indian and NegroSpanish, Indian and Negro
Criada/o Servant
Defunta/o (abbreviation) Deceased
Dfta/o (abbreviation) Both Deceased
Doncella Young female
Esclava/o Slave
EspaƱola/o (Esp.) Spanish female/male
Esposa/o Spouse
HL=Hija/o Legitimate daughter/son
HN=Hija/o Natural daughter/ son of Unmarried parents
Huerfana/o Orphan female/ male
India/ols de la mission Indians of the Mission
Libre Free
Manceba/o Young female/male
Mestisa/o, Mest Spanish and Indian
Mija (Mij) Daughter
Mujer Woman
Mulata/o Spanish & Negro
Padres no conocidos Unknown parentage
Padrinos Godparents
Parbula/o, parba/o Small female/male
Pardo Spanish, Indian and NegroSpanish, Indian and Negro
Pobresissima/o Very Poor
Sirvienta/e Servant
Soldado Soldier
Soltera/o Single female or male
Testigos (test.) Witnesses
Todos All of them
Viejo Old
Viuda/o Widow / widower
Viejissma/o Very old
Viejissma/o y Pobresissima/o Very old and poorVery old and poo