When Maria Gertrudis Verduzco de Sotomayor was born in 1721, in Mocorito, Sinaloa, Mexico, her father, Nicolás Verduzco, was 33 and her mother, María Nicolasa De Sotomayor, was 31. She married Francisco Martín Castro de Sotomayor on 18 October 1745, in San Benito, Mocorito, Sinaloa, Mexico. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Agua Caliente, Sinaloa, Sinaloa, Mexico in 1760. She died on 28 September 1760, in Mocorito, Sinaloa, Mexico, at the age of 39.
Some characteristic forenames: Spanish Jose, Carlos, Juan, Jesus, Luis, Miguel, Pedro, Guadalupe, Manuel, Rafael, Ramon, Raul.
Spanish: from verdusco ‘dark green’, hence possibly a nickname for someone who habitually wore dark green clothing. This surname is rare in Spain; it is most common in Mexico.