Juan Bautista Durán


Family Links

Bárbara Antonia Baca

Juan Bautista Durán

  • Marriage: Bárbara Antonia Baca on 2 Jul 1747 in Villa de Alburquerque, Nuevo Méjico, Nueva España 509

bullet  Noted events in his life were:

• Background Information. 252
Juan Bautista Durán was a "European," and, therefore, a Durán from Spain if not a Durand from France. He was also referred to, in one instance, as "alias, Bachicha" Sometime around the year 1740 he had married Antonia Mestas, daughter of Ventura Mestas and Catalina Jurado, by whom he had two daughters, Tomasa, born January 31, 1741; and María Guadalupe, February 6, 1744.

After his Mestas wife's death he married Barbara Antonia Baca, on July 6, 1747.5 Barbara was a daughter of Antonio Baca, sister of Diego Antonio Baca and Juan Antonio Baca, and grand-daughter of old Josefa Baca of Pajarito. Durán's trade was that of a merchant. During the last years of his life until his death in 1782, he was without the use of his mental faculties.

The children by his second wife are as follows:
María Ursula, born July 2, 1749
José Nicolás, December 9, 1750
María Gertrudis, February 19, 1753
Ana María, June 1, 1757 (father's name here given as "Don Juan Bachicha")
María Soledad, February 19, 1761
Ana María Antonia, March 9, 1766
Juan Manuel Antonio, October 15, 1772.

Of the girls, Ursula married Manuel Bernardo Sáenz de Garvizu, Gertrudis married Francisco Suárez Catalán, and Ana María Antonia was the wife of a certain Mestas.

Origins of New Mexico Families: A Genealogy of the Spanish Colonial Period, Kindle Locations 7431-7453

Juan married Bárbara Antonia Baca, daughter of Antonio Baca and Monica Duran y Chávez, on 2 Jul 1747 in Villa de Alburquerque, Nuevo Méjico, Nueva España.509


© Nancy Lucía López

Table of Contents | Surnames | Name List

This Web Page was Updated 15 Apr 2017