Juan Barragán

Brief Biography

Juan Barragán was not present at the 1540 muster. However, a document executed in Tiguex (NM) stated that he was a native of born Llerena which is located in the modern province of Badajoz. He apparently left his wife and children in Spain. He died in Colima in May 1547.

Gender
Male
Birthplace
Country of Origin
Spain
Place of Birth (City/Town)
Llerena
Place of Birth (modern province/state/region)
Badajoz
Date of Death
5/1547
Died on the Expedition?
No
Last Known Location
Colima, Mexico
Position on Expedition
Unknown
Within Viceroy Mendoza's Sphere
No
Pre-Expedition Occupation
Merchant
Residence After Expedition
Colima
Married
Yes
References-Documentary

1540-1550

“Disposal of the Juan Jiménez Estate,” in Flint & Flint, Documents, Document 27 [Tiguex, April 6, 1541, sold hose, shirts, and other things to Juan Jiménez for 50 pesos] [native of Llerena]

AGGEC, Juan de la Torre, Registro 3 [p.14-16:1547 June 26; regarding the will of Juan Barragán, deceased; the albacea, Juan de Oliveros, cura and vicario, Colima, gives Hernando de Alvarado a poder to collect from Juan de Villarreal money owed the deceased; wife and children of Barragán should get the debt and are in Spain]