Pedro de Alcántara

Brief Biography: 
Pedro Alcántara was possibly from Córdova, if his father was Juan de Alcántara and his mother was María de Pedrosa. He may have come to New Spain with Cortés. Pedro was present at the 1540 muster as a footman.
Gender: 
Male
Last Known Location: 
Tepic, Mexico (Muster)
Position on Expedition: 
Footman
Relatives: 
?Bartolomé de Alcántara
References-Documentary: 

pre 1530:

?Orozco y Berra in Dorantes de Carranza, Sumaría  relación, 361 [Pedro, came w/Cortés];

?Schwaller, First Letter [signature, page 88]

1530-1540: 

?AHP, Legajo 9.142, Oficio 15, 1535 I [çesyon e vendida; Pedro de Alcántara, son of Juan de Alcántara, bonetero and María de Pedrosa, vecinos who were from Córdova in collación of San Nicolás, estante in Sevilla, parents dead, delivers (otorgo) to Pedro Ruiz his uncle, vecino of Almodóvar del Río; apparently underage to handle his inheritance; 15 Feb.; did not know how to write [fol. 84r]; Debt: Juan Garay, uncle to Pedro de Alcántara, owes him money [87v]

1540-1550:

1540, Feb: Muster in Flint & Flint, Documents, Document 12  [footman, crossbow, sword, native arms]

Relatives:

?Icaza, Diccionario, #496 = Himmerich, Encomenderos, 116 [Bartolomé de Alcántara, parents: Hernán Martinez and Ana González, 1523 to New Spain from Bembibre: León, 4 sons (inheritor Daniel)]