Francisco de Pobares was a native of Sabiote (Jaén province) and the son of Francisco de Pobares and Quíteria de Vera. Francisco was present at the 1540 muster as an unassigned horseman. Pobares's was one of the few deaths recorded in some detail in the documentary record.
AGI, Pasajeros, L.2, E.2673 [May 17, 1536, Pobares, son of Francisco de Pobares and Quíteria de Vera, citizens of Sabiote [Jaén], to New Spain]
1540, Feb: Muster in Flint & Flint, Documents, Document 12 [3 horses, elk hide jacket, chain mail vest, native arms];
Castañeda in Flint & Flint, Documents, Document 28 [Pobares, hidalgo, died];
Tello, Libro Segundo [p.423: Pobares shot in eye at Tiguex? and dropped dead]