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 (modern province/state/region): 
Badajoz
Place of Birth (City/Town): 
Llerena
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]