Juan de Gaztaca

Brief Biography

Juan de Gaztaca was present at the 1540 muster as a horseman. There is only one Pasajero record for a Juan de Gaztaca and he was born in Luyando (Álava) to Juan Ortíz de Carraztacho and Mari Hernández. This is most likely the expeditionary.

Gender
Male
Birthplace
Country of Origin
Spain
Place of Birth (City/Town)
?Luyando
Place of Birth (modern province/state/region)
Álava
Last Known Location
Tepic, Mexico (Muster)
Position on Expedition
Horseman
Relatives
?father: Juan Ortíz de Carraztacho; ?mother: Mari Hernández
References-Documentary

1530-1540:

AGI, Pasajeros, L.2, E.3585 = Boyd-Bowman, Indice geobiográfico, II:42 [April 27, 1537, Gastaca son of Juan Ortíz de Carraztacho and Mari Hernández, from Luyando: Álava: Pais Basco]

1540-1550:

1540,Feb: Muster in Flint & Flint, Documents, Document 12 [horse, elk hide jacket, native arms]