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 (modern province/state/region): 
Álava
Place of Birth (City/Town): 
?Luyando
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]