FERNANDEZ DE RETANA, JUAN

BID Number
19778
Birth
N.D.: MANCLARES DE GAMBOA, ALAVA, SPAIN
Death
1708 Feb 24: SAN FRANCISCO DE CONCHOS, NUEVA VIZCAYA
Occupation
1678 - 1684: PARRAL/GENERAL
1684: PARRAL/ALCALDE MAYOR, GENERAL
1684: CONCHOS (PRESIDIO)/GENERAL, COMANDANTE
1708: SANTA EULALIA (MINAS)/ALCALDE MAYOR, GENERAL
Ethnicity
ESPANOL
Family
FERNANDEZ DE RETANA, JUAN (F)
MARTINEZ DE MENDUVAL, MARIA (M)
Notes
1678-84 : MINER, DIPUTADO DE MINERIA, TENIENTE GOBERNADOR. 1684 : CAPITAN A GUERRA. HE FOUNDED THIS PRESIDIO, DATE IS APPROXIMATE. FROM THIS TIME UNTIL HIS DEATH HE WAS THE MAYOR MILITARY FIGURE IN NUEVA VIZCAYA, CONSTANTLY ENGAGING HOSTILE INDIANS. 1708 : FIRST ALCALDE MAYOR, DATE IS PROBABLE.
Source
PRIMARY SOURCE
Sources
AZU FILM 318, PARRAL 1688 B, FR. 0935-0937 NAVARRO GARCIA: SONORA Y SINALOA ... (1967) ALMADA: DICCIONARIO CHIHUAHUENSES (1968)
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