Hernando de Barahona

Brief Biography

The Hernando de Barahona that we favor is the son of Hernando Baraona (sic) and María Chacón, who was from Fuente del Maestre (Badajoz). He obtained a license to travel to New Spain on April 16, 1539, the same day as fellow expeditionary Juan Martín. Hernando was present at the 1540 muster as a member of Maldonado's company.

Gender
Male
Birthplace
Country of Origin
Spain
Place of Birth (City/Town)
Fuente del Maestre
Place of Birth (modern province/state/region)
Badajoz
Last Known Location
Tepic, Mexico (Muster)
Position on Expedition
Horseman
Within Viceroy Mendoza's Sphere
No
References-Documentary

1530-1540:

Boyd-Bowman II, 1244 = Pasajeros III, #235 [Hernando de Varona (sic), son of Hernando Baraona (sic) and María Chacón, vecinos of la Fuente del Maestre, to Nueva España, April 16, 1539];  [Pasajeros for same day as Juan Martín de la Fuente del Maestre #236];

1540-1550:

1540, Feb: Muster: horse, native arms, in Maldonado's company