It is possible to see various groupings of people in one search – for example, all those killed in the Pima Rebellion
of 1751, or all the Franciscan priests who served in the Pimería Alta. To see any of the groupings listed below,
simply type the bolded words or letters on the left into the “Title” box on the search page.
Large Numbers of Baptisms
During the northern – Father Campos made a trip to the north, traveling 160 leagues, in the early spring 1724 because the O’odham were sick with smallpox and requesting baptism. Along the road and at the villages of Cocóspera, Guevavi, Xona, Comac, Toaqui, Cuituaboca, San Xavier del Bac, Tres Álamos, Quiburi, Tuhto, Bacarica, Babaquiburica buhvi, and Ímuris he baptized 175 people.
– In the summer of 1743, Father Keller made a trip northward as far as the
1748 at Guevavi – With license from José Garrucho, Padre Joaquín Feliz Díaz baptized ten children from Toac, Sópori, and Guevavi on November 26th. Feliz Diaz recorded their names, parents and godparents. Later, Padre Garrucho recorded where they were from.
Pipiac in February – Padre Garrucho
baptized nine children at this Ranchería on
Pipiac in March – Padre Garrucho was
back at Pipiac on
– Father Miguel de la Vega was sent to Tres Alamos on the
The following are Apache attacks in which several (or many) people were killed
October 31, 1784
Sacred Datura Poisoning
Sacred Datura – lists people poisoned by ingesting some portion of the Sacred Datura plant
1723 epidemic – killed fourteen people at the Janos Presidio in a month-and-a-half, six of whom were employees or children of employees of Captain Antonio Bezerra Nieto.
Smallpox epidemic of 1724 – Traveling 160 leagues, Father Campos made a trip to the north in the early spring 1724 because the O’odham were sick with smallpox and requesting baptism. Along the road and at the villages of Cocóspera, Guevavi, Xona, Comac, Toaqui, Cuituaboca, San Xavier del Bac, Tres Álamos, Quiburi, Tuhto, Bacarica, Babaquiburica buhvi, and Ímuris he baptized 175 people, many of whom were sick and dying.
epidemic of 1728-29 – Over sixty people of all ages died from the measles
Small pox epidemic of 1737 – The summer of 1737 saw a devastating small pox epidemic in the Pimería. At least thirty people died in San Ignacio-Ímuris area, alone. Communities at least as far north as Suamca and as far south as Guaymas were effected. Captain Juan Bautista de Anza of Fronteras had the following to say about it: "...I went to several Indian villages that had been deserted but were now the most crowded. People were lying in the open where some, unfortunately, were dying, having contracted smallpox..."
1743 epidemic – this epidemic occurred at Sópori in December of 1743 and appears to have been characterized by such devastating symptoms as "yellow vomit, urine retention, and swollen throat"
1744 epidemic – devastated the community of Guevavi in December of 1744, killing at least sixteen people, two of whose burials Manuel José de Sosa recorded twice in the confusion of so many deaths in such a short amount of time
1748 epidemic – was devastating Janos, Nueva Vizcaya, in the summer and fall. It is possibly the same one that started up at the first of 1749 in the Pimería Alta.
1749 epidemic –started in January and ran into May but was in full force during the months of February, March, and April. 91 people died at San Ignacio and Ímuris. Guevavi and Sonoitac lost at least 50.
1751 smallpox – the outbreak seems to have started in Ímuris in mid-may, moving quickly to San Ignacio and was at its worst during the months of July, August, and September in those two places. Guevavi was hit hard in late summer and Sonoitac was devastated in October.
1770 measles – this "epidemia de sarampión" began in December of 1769 in San Ignacio and lasted through February, killing nineteen people in that mission and one of its natives who had traveled to Tubutama
1800 epidemic – an epidemic of unknown cause that killed four children and two youths in the month of April at Tumacácori
1805 epidemic – this disease, which struck Tumacácori in May of 1805, seems to have been characterized by "green vomit" (vómitos verdes)
epidemic – this "plague" (peste) appears
to have begun in September of 1816 and did not let up until after
1826 epidemic – killed nine children at Cocóspera in April of 1826
ofm – see a list of the Franciscan priests who served in the Pimería Alta
ihs –lists the Jesuit priests who served in the Pimería Alta
Pima Uprising of 1751
house of Luis – see a list of the two women and nine children who were burned to death in Oacpicagigua's house at Saric the evening before the main uprising began
rebellion – records of people killed in the Pima Rebellion of 1751
revolt – list of those who died in the aftermath of the Pima Rebellion of 1751
uprising – lists the officials who were involved in the aftermath of the Pima Rebellion of 1751.
Troop Reviews and Censuses
– lists 162 active and retired soldiers and officers of the Presidio of
Terrenate-1775 – lists 56 soldiers, officers, and scouts of the Presidio of
– lists 54 non-military residents of Tubac on
– lists 56 soldiers, officers, and scouts of the Presidio of Tubac on
– lists 43 soldiers and officers of the “Flying Company” stationed at the
Presidio of Terrenate on