My little lads are going well. I heard off Crow at christmas your youngest daughter has a baby on the way?
So you and Lelani will be grandparents again.
That will be grandchild number?
I do not post much these days by after reading such endless baseless claims going around in circles.
I Felt a one and only reply in order. As a mum separating the boys fighting in the sand box. My 2 and 4 year boys play better than some people on this forum. :laughing7:
I think you have to...
I also did see several websites claiming that Paititi means "Home of the Jaguar Father".
However out of curiosity I checked various Quechua dictionary sources.
In Quechua "otorongo" means jaguar. " Tayta" mean father. "Wasi means Home/ house/ abode in Quechua.
I am not sure about documents pertaining to pre 1611? That 50 odd year window of time many documents most likely never survived from that date. Its good to know that record keeping and indexing of those records evolved over time. Many records was badly stored rotted away with damp and...
Thank you for the reply. Arizpe, Mexico rings bell but I cannot quite remember seeing a document. But I read through thousand of documents all as you can imagine are difficult to read. I will keep eye on any Peraltas from that area.
Two things to be aware when looking at original documents. Archaic Place name in context to Century in question and Spanish language. Most is written in fact dictated secretarial Spanish and few formal Spanish. Depending on Author and like old English with older documents, some...
Rightly so Parral was a rich sliver mining district in its own right. Lugar meaning place. Parral was the place of registration. As was other places under the title of lugar but not necessary the location of the of mine. Many indeed was in Parral as you right pointed out. Many...
I do not know if this is relevant to Dutch hunters?
But in course of researching through old Colonial Spanish mining records for some thing else. I came a cross a document dating back to 1668. Mentioning a mine owned by Pablo de Molina Ordaz y Peralta?
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Hello Don Jose.
It been a long time. I am sorry to read about your loss.
I am on quick visit to show some documents that can be found in the Archivo Históricos Municipal de Hidalgo del Parral (Parral Archive)
The archive spans a period between 1611 and 1821 and contains the civil colonial...
Hello Mdog your observations right or wrong could be as correct and valid just as the many other 1 million and one versions of such a enigmatic puzzle? Sadly it may well be forever open to speculation? And that is problem of many treasure legends they taunt us of what if? While its fun to...