• Sunlight illuminates the top of historic Mission San José de Tumacácori church.

    Tumacácori

    National Historical Park Arizona

Jacobo Sedelmayr

San Pedro y San Pablo de Tubutama

Tubutama

Padre Sedelmayr first came to Tubutama in 1736. He made a number of exploratory entradas to the north and withstood the siege with Padre Nentvig at the church in Tubutama during the Pima revolt of 1751. He escaped to Santa Ana but soon returned to Tubutama. He was at Guevavi from 1752 until the end of 1754. He was briefly at Huasabas in 1755 but was transferred to Tecoripa about 1756, where he stayed until 1763. He was then asigned to Mátape where he continued until the expulsion. He died at the aldea de Avila, Spain.



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Small Pox Epidemic

Small pox and measles epidemics on numerous occasions killed far more people than all the Apache wars combined.