* Source of the above names: Duaine, Carl Laurence. "With All Arms A Study of a Kindred Group"
* Additional Source: Himmerich Y Valencia, Robert. "The Encomenderos of New Spain 1521-1555"
* Additional Source: Thomas, Hugh. "Who's Who of the Conquistadors"Biographies
Rabanel, (?) - From: Santander. Came to Mexico with Cortes. Listed as
being killed by the Indians.
Ramirez, Diego - Parents: Alonso Fernandez Palomino and Juana Hernandez.
Settled in Mexico City. Married and recognized his natural children.
Ramirez, Francisco - the elder came to Mexico as captain of a ship of
40 soldiers with 10 horses. Settled in and held the post of alcalde
mayor in Santisteban del Puerto, Panuco. He brought his wife the former
Juana de Godoy of Cordoba and his children to Mexico. Daughter married
Juan de Tirado.Invested in bringing fruit plants to Mew Spain (Mx).
Ramirez, Gonzalo - Described as unmarried.
Ramirez, Rodrigo - From: Sevilla. Came to Mexico with Narvaez in 1520.
Settled in Antequera Mexico becoming a city official.
Ramos de Lares, Martin - From: Vizcaya. In Cuba in 1518 and to Mexico
in 1519. Settled in Mexico City.
Rangel, Rodrigo de - from Medellin. Settled in Mexico City serving as
mayor in 1523.
Rapalo, Batista - From: Modern day Italy (excluding Genoa). Came to
Mexico with Cortes. Settled in Colima.
Reina, Antonio - Came to Mexico with Cortes.
Retamales, Pablo - Settled in Mexico City. Married Ines de Contreras.
They had at least 1 son Melchor de Contreras.
Ribadeo, Francisco de - From: Ribadeo (Lugo). Settled in Mexico City.
Francisco married the widow of fellow conqueror Juan de Espinosa, Leonor
Osorio of Seville. Juan de Espinosa (Basque) died during the siege of
Tenochtitlan (Mexico City).
Ribadeo Gallego, Pedro - From: Rivadeo, Lugo Spain. Came to Mexico with
Cortes. Listed as being killed by the Indians.
Ribera (Rivera), Juan - From: Ribera, Badajoz. Came to Mexico with Narvaez in 1520.
Lived in Coyacan and Veracruz. Went back and forth to Spain and left
Mexico for Spain in 1529 where he died.
Rico de Alanis, Juan - From: Alanis, Sevilla. Came to Mexico with Cortes.
Known as a "good soldier". Natural death. Son: Antonio Ruiz de Castaneda.
Rijoles, Tomas - From: Italy. Settled in Mexico City with his wife
Beatriz Fernandez of Seville and their only daughter Elvira Fernandez.
Rio, Alonso del - From: Aguilafuente, Segovia. Mother: Catalina Martin.
To the Indies in 1517 and in Cuba by 1519 and to Mexico in 1520.
Robles, Gonzalo - Settled in Oaxaca. Married with 2 sons and a daughter.
Son: Juan de Robles. His grandson was don Juan de Robles. Another grandson
a namesake of his father don Garcia de Robles.
Rodas, Agustin de - Mariner by trade. Married an Indian woman. Daughter:
Catalina de Rodas.
Rodas, Nicolas de - From: Greece. Parents: Francisco Benbard Fracaci
and Maria Abramo. Grandsons: Francisco, Juan, Esteban and Geronimo de
Olalde. A granddaughter married Geronimo de Alcaraz who moved to Manila.
Great grandsons: Alonso and Juan de Vega.
Rodas, Pedro de - From: Greece. Parents: Pedro de Rodas and Juana
Fernandez. His mother was from Spain probably from Andaluza. Came to
Mexico with Narvaez in 1520.
Rodriguez, Fernando - From: Palos, Huelva. Came to Mexico with Cortes.
Rodriguez, Francisco - Settled in Zacatula. Married Ines Alvarez de
Gibraleon and had children.
Rodriguez, Gonzalo - Portuguese, settled in Puebla.
Rodriguez, Isabel - served as nurse or guard occasionally. Married Juan
Lorenzo then Miguel Rodriguez de Guadalupe.
Rodriguez, Juan - There were 2 with this name. One was Juan de Rodriguez
Bejarano. Possibly settled in Mexico City. Granted a Coat of Arms in 1539.
Another was Juan Rodriguez de Salas. Settled in Mexico City. Married
and had at least 2 children. A daughter married the conquistador
Rodriguez, Sebastian - From: Olveira, Portugal. Parents: Juan Vaez and
Isabel Rodriguez. He was a crossbowman/crossbowman maker in Cortes' army.
Settled in Puebla. Married Maria de Villanueva and they had a son and
a daughter. Grandson: Augustin de Villasana. Another
daughter married: Juan Rodriguez.
Melchor de Alanes. A son was Sabastian de
Salas and a grandson was Cristobal de Salas. Another grandson was
Agustin de Salas. Granddaughter married: don Gaspar de Montufar.
Rodriguez de Avalos, Cristobal - Trumpeter in Cortes' army. Married and
had 2 sons and 3 daughters. One son was a namesake and a grandson was
Agustin de Villasana. His land holdings were still in the family in 1688.
Rodriguez de Escobar, Pedro - Was given land in Mexico to administer
but he established residence in Guatamala. His wife and children stayed
Rodriguez Magarino, Francisco - Settled in Zacatula. Married and had
four sons and a daughter. A oldest son was Juan Rodriguez Enriquez
Magarino. The other sons were Francisco, Gaspar and Melchor. Great
grandsons: don Juan and don Lorenzo Busto de Mendoza. Great granddaughter
married: Juan de Olarte. Given a Coat of Arms in 1537.
Rodriguez de la Magdalena, Gonzalo - Parents: Alonso Garcia de la
Magdalena and Constanza Rodriguez. Settled in Puebla. A coat of arms
was awarded to Gonzalo dated July 8th 1538. Owned an Inn. Gonzalo
married an Indian woman and they had 5 sons and 3 daughters. One son
was Alonso Coronado (Rodriguez). A grandson was Gonzalo Coronado.
Another son: Jose Rodriguez de Leon. Other grandsons: Diego Serrano,
Bernardino de Soria, Geronimo de Leon, Tomas and Damian de Aguilar.
Rodriguez de Ocana, Gonzalo - From: Toledo. Settled in Mexico City.
Possibly married with a daughter.
Rodriguez Sedeno, Juan (Xoan) - Settled in Oaxaca.
Rodriguez de Villafuerte, Juan - From: Salamanca. A Captain in
Cortes' army. Was made temporary Governor of Tenochtitlan (Mexico City)
just after the conquest. Sent by Cortes to found the settlement of
Zacatula on the Pacific coast. Married dona Juana, of Indian nobility
and had 1 daughter and 1 son: Gabriel. Then married Dona Juana de
Zuniga (related to Cortes' wife). Daughter: Aldonza. Had 2 brothers
in the Indies.
Rojas, (?) (Captain) - A Captain in Narvaez' army. Died in the battle
of Cempoalla when Cortes battled Narvaez. After this battle
Cortes found out the Mexica were at war with Pedro de Alvarado in
Tenochtitlan (Mexico City). Pedro had been left in
Tenochtitlan with 80 soldiers. He was convinced by his Indian allies
that the Mexica were going to kill him and his men after a festival.
He reacted by massacring many Mexica during this festival. The Mexica
involved were unarmed.
Rojas, Diego de - Narvaez's (rival conquistador) standard-bearer in the
battle with Cortes. Badly wounded at the steps of the great pyramid of
Cempoallan by Cortes' men. Died later of these wounds.
Rojas, Fernando de - From: Cuellar, Segovia. Came to Mexico with Narvaez
Rojas, Manuel de - Came to Mexico with Narvaez in 1520. He was a
cousin of the Governor of Cuba, Diego Velasquez. Narvaez had been sent
by Velasquez to arrest Cortes. Rojas settled in Cuba and was a
Conquistador of Peru.
Rolando, Jacome - From" San Remo, Genoa in modern day Italy. Parents:
Bartolomeo Rolando and Blanca Lomelina. Married daughter of Juan Penton.
Roman, Bartolome - Settled in Medellin. Son: Francisco de Reynoso.
Roman, Pedro - Came to Mexico with Cortes.
Roman, Rodrigo - From: Sevilla. Came to Mexico with Cortes.
Romero, Alonso - Parents: Juan and Maria Romero. Settled in Veracruz.
Married but had no children.
Romero, Cristobal - From: Cordoba. Parents. First settled in Mexico City
then Guadalajara. Had 3 sons and 6 daughters. A daughter married
Francisco de Olivares and a son was named Miguel Romero.
Romo, Juan - From: Torrelaguna, Parents: Miguel Romo and Elvira Martinez.
Came to the Indies in 1511 and to Mexico with Narvaez in 1520.
Rosas, Nicolao de - Married a "woman of the land". A mariner by trade.
Rozas, Andres - Parents: Andres de Rozas and Elvira de Ormienta. Married
with 1 son and 2 daughters. Son: Andres de Rozas. Daughter married:
Manuel de Torres. Grandsons: Andres de Rozas and Beltran de Cetina
Granddaughter Married: Gaspar de Torres de Lagunas
Ruano, Juan - There were 2 with this name. One was known to be a valient
soldier and died in the battle known as Noche Triste.
The other fled to Honduras with Olid after Olid rebelled against Cortes
after the conquest. Juan ended up settling in Honduras.
Ruiz, Alonso - From: Badajoz. Came to Mexico with Cortes.
Ruiz, Cristoval - Came to Mexico with Cortes.
Ruiz, Diego - Parents: Diego Ruiz and Mari Sanchez. Settled in Zacatula
with a wife and 5 children (4 sons). His oldest son was Juan Ruiz de
Ruiz, Marcos - Parents: Andres Ruiz and Catalina Hernandez. Settled in
Mexico City. Marcos married twice and had at least 2 daughters.
Ruiz de Alanis, Juan - Parents: Juan and Juana Ruiz. Married and had
children. One son being Antonio Ruiz de Castaneda. Grandson: Juan de
Ruiz de Guadalcanal, Pedro - Parents: Juan Martin de Zepecero and Teresa
Arias. Settled in Zacatula with his wife and 5 daughters and son Pedro
Ruiz de Guadalcanal. Son in laws: Pablo de Alcaraz and Antonio de
Castrejon. Grandsons: Pablo, Hernando, Toribio and Pedro de Alcaraz
and Alejo, Juan and Diego de Castrejon.
Ruiz de Monjaraz, Martin (or Pedro) - Settled in Colima. 5 children.
Ruiz de la Mota, Jeronimo - Parents: Pedro de la Mota and Leonor de la
Pena. Settled in Mexico City and married the daughter of fellow conqueror
Francisco de Orduna. They had 6 daughters and 5 sons. One
daughter married a veteran of the wars in Africa. His oldest son and
a grandson were Antonio de Orduna. Son in law: Alonso de Nava.
Grandsons: don Antonio de la Mota. Jeronimo and Diego de Nava, don
Fernando de Portugal, Capitan Agustin de Sotomayor and Luis Cabrera.
Granddaughter married: Alvaro de Grado.
Ruiz de la Pena, Hernan - Believed to have served under Cortes. Settled
in Colima with a wife and daughter. His daughter married Gaspar de
Tapia and they had a son by the name of Diego de Tapia.
Ruiz de Requena, Pedro - From: Requena (Cuenca). Settled in Zacatula.
He left no heirs upon his death circa 1536.
Ruiz Sedeno, Juan - settled in Oaxaca.
Saavedra, Pedro - Came to Mexico with Cortes.
Saavedra, Andres Ceron - From: Extremenos. A cousin of Cortes he came
with him to Mexico in 1519.
Saez Marroquin, Francisco - had a son: Miguel Marroquin by a
Guatemalteca, dona Luisa.
Sahagun, Santiago de - From: Becerril de Campos, Palencia. Parents:
Santiago de Sahagun and Constanza Martinez.
Salamanca, Alonso - From: Zamora. Parents: Juan de Ledesma and Isabel
Fernandez de Ledesma. Came to Mexico in 1520 with either Narvaez or
under the authority of Garay.
Salamanca, Alonso de - From: Salamanca. Came to Santo Domingo in 1514
and to Mexico with Narvaez or under the authority of Garay.
Salamanca, Juan de - From: Avila. Settled in Coatzacoalcos and
received a coat of arms dated March 23, 1535.
Salamanca, Diego de - From: Salamanca. Parents: Payo Gomez de la Cabeza
and Beatriz Barrientos. Settled in Mexico City. Never married but claimed
3 natural children. He ended up leaving Mexico for Santo Domingo to
find a cure for an illness. Son: Alonso de Barrientos.
Salcedo, Juan de - Settled in Mexico City. Married the dona Catalina
Pizzaro a natural daughter of Cortes. They had a son Pedro who in turn
had at least a son named Ruy Lopez de Salcedo. A granddaughter married:
Captain Juan Pacheco Maldonado.
Saldana, Antonio de - From: Benavente, Zamora. Father: Rodrigo de
Saldana. Came to the Indies in 1517, was in Cuba in 1519 and to Mexico
with Narvaez in 1520.
Salinas, Jeronimo de - Parents: Bernaldo de Salinas and Petronila Garces.
A first settler of Cuidad Oaxaca. He married and had children. One son
Salvatierra, Alonso de - From: Burgos. Was a resident of Santiago Cuba
in 1518. Came to Mexico with Narvaez in 1520. Upon arrival
he took part in negotiations with Cortes on behalf of Narvaez. Cortes
ended up beating Narvaez in battle. Narvaez lost and eye and 5 men were
San Juan de Vichila, (?) - From: Gallegos. Came to Mexico with Cortes.
San Miguel, Melchor de - Parents: Hernando de San Miguel and Catalina
Velazquez. Settled in Antequera. Married Maria de Godoy and they had
San Sabastian, Juan de - From: San Sebastian, Guipuzcoa. Came to Mexico
with Cortes. Participated in the conquest of Guatamala with Pedro de
Alvarado and settled there.
Sanchez, Anton - Settled in Zacatula. Married and had children. One
being a namesake.
Sanchez, Bartolome - Parents: Pedro and Ines Garcia. Settled in Oaxaca
and was granted a coat of arms dated the 18th of Feb. 1562. Married
twice and had children. Had a namesake grandson. Son: Francisco Sanchez.
Sanchez, Diego - There were 2 with this name. One was from: Sevilla.
Parents: Pedro de Jerez and Leonora de Jerez. Came to Mexico with
Narvaez in 1520.
Sanchez, Garcia - From: Fregenal de la Sierra, Badajoz. Came to Mexico
Sanchez, Gonzalo - From: Portugal. Came to Mexico with Cortes in 1519.
Described as a valiant soldier. On Mexican records in 1521.
Sanchez, Hernan - Eventually settled in Zacatula. Returned to Spain to
bring his wife the former Leonor Vazquez de Vivanco and his 2 daughters
back to Mexico.
Sanchez, Juan - There were 2 with this name. One was from: Huelva Spain
and came to Mexico with Cortes in 1519.
Sanchez, Luis - There were 2 with this name. One Luis Sanchez had a son
with the same name.
Sanchez, Martin - on Mexican records in 1529.
Sanchez de Aguilar, Fernando - From: Leoneses. In Puerto Rico in 1512
and to Mexico in 1517 with Fernando Cordoba. Came again to Mexico in
1520 during the Conquest. Settled in Oaxaca Mexico.
Sanchez Colmenares, Gil - Survived the conquest. On Mexican records in
Sanchez de Corral, Gaspar - From: Cuellar, Segovia. Parents: Francisco
de Cuellar and Catalina de Corral. A brother Alonso Sanchez de Corral
settled in Mexico City in 1547 after living in Cuba since 1522. Gaspar
came to Mexico with Cortes.
Sanchez Farfan, Pedro - from Seville. Married to Maria de Estrada. They
had no children.
Sanchez Galindo, Juan - From: Carmona (Seville). Parents: Anton Sanchez
de Rueda and Catalina Dominguez Galindo. Had been with many expeditions
to Florida, Gulf Coast and the Antilles before coming to Mexico. Settled
in Mexico City and married Elvira Rodriguez in 1530. They had 1 son and
3 daughters and he claimed 3 natural children.
Son in Law: Gaspar Navarro. Grandsons: Luis Antonio Baldovinos, Juan
Galindo, Agustin Perez Galindo, (another) Juan Galindo and Cristobal de
Sanchez de Sopuerta, Diego - Settled in Mexico City, Married possibly
to an Indian woman. Had 2 sons Miguel and Diego.
Sandoval, Alvaro de - Came to Mexico with Narvaez. Married a woman from
Spain. Sons: Jose de Sandoval. Grandsons: Alvaro de Sandoval, Juan
Lozano and Diego de Nava.
Sandoval, Gonzalo - After the conquest he acted as Governor of New Spain
and was its Chief Constable. Instrumental in the conquest. No family
information. Returned to Spain in 1528 fell ill and was robbed in Palos.
Died that same year. Had a cousin in Mexico named Juan de Sandoval.
Santa Clara, Bernardino - From: Salamanca. A converso (a converted Jew).
Had settled in Cuba before coming to Mexico. His father or uncle had
been a royal treasurer in Hispanola. Came to Mexico with Narvaez as
his treasurer. Father: Pedro Gutierrez de Santa Clara. Settled in
Mexico City a widower with 3 daughters. Had 4 natural
children with a Spanish woman and 3 natural children with Indian women.
A granddaughter married: don Gutierre de Padilla. Natural son: Pedro
de Santa Clara. Another son: Vicente de Santa Clara.
Santa Cruz, Francisco de - Parents: Francisco de Santa Cruz and Catalina
de Salamanca. Settled in Mexico City and became an employee of Cortes.
Married the daughter of fellow conqueror Francisco de Orduna.
They had 10 children (7 daughters). A son was named Alvaro. One
daughter married: Luis Sanchez. Grandson: don Antonio Polanco.
Santaren, Jorge - From: Portugal. Came to Mexico with Narvaez in
Santiago, Bernardino - Came to Mexico with Garay in 1520. Conquistador
of Panuco, Guazacualco and Guatamala. Married a Spanish woman and
settled in Puebla but returned to Spain in 1547. Died poor. Father:
Francisco de Santiago.
Santiago, Gregorio de - From: Huelva. Eventually returned to Spain a
Santo Domingo, Miguel de - From: Santo Domingo de la Calzada, Logrono
Spain. Came to Mexico with Narvaez in 1520.
Santos, Francisco - Probably settled in Colima. Had at least 2 sons.
Saucedo, Francisco de - Came to Mexico as Captain of a ship with 10
soldiers. He also brought a mare as horses were instrumental in the
Sedeno, Juan - Settled in Veracruz and married an Indian woman named
Isabel. They had 3 children. Grandson: Antonio Sedeno.
Segura, Rodrigo de - Parents: Ruy de Segura and Francisca de Frias.
Veteran of wars in Italy, France and Africa. Settled in Puebla. Married
but had no children with his wife. Over the age of 95 when he died in
Sepulveda, Martin de - From: Segovia. Believed to have served
under Cortes. Settled in Mexico City. Married Maria de Guzman and had
1 son, Baltasar de Sepulveda. Martin died in 1547.
Sepulveda, Pedro de - From: Sepulveda, Segovia. came to Santo
Domingo in 1514. Later that year he went on an expedition to Panama.
Went to Cuba in 1519 where he joined Narvaez and arrived in Mexico in
1520, joining Cortes. Listed as a blacksmith and he ran a foundry in
1524 and 1525. He was manufacturing gun powder in Mexico City in 1529.
From there he moved to Nueva Galicia (parts of Aguascalientes, San Luis
Potosi and Zacatecas), probably the city of Zacatecas. Probably the
father of Ana de Sepulveda (possibly a grandparent). Married and had
Serna, Alonso de la - Settled in Mexico City with a wife and a number
of children. Sons: Esteban de la Serna (settled in the Philippines) and
Bartolome de la Serna. Son in Laws: Luis del Castillo and Bernardino de
Laraza Grandson: don Pedro de Lara
Sevilla, Martin de - From: Palos, Huelva Spain. Pilot to Puerto Rico in
1513. Came to Mexico with Narvaez in 1520.
Siciliano, Juan - From: Nerbin, Sicily. Parents: Micer Francisco Garbin
and Madona con Paula (?). A Sailor. Married a Spanish woman and had a
son and daughter. He founded the town of Titliaquila. His daughter
married the Conquistador Bartolome Gonzalez. Great Grandsons: Martin
Lopez de Gauna, Juan Gonzalez, Geronimo Gonzalez, Bartolome Gonzalez
and Bartolome Dominguez. Great Granddaughter married: Baltasar de
Simancas, Pedro de - From: Simancas. Settled in Colima.
Simon, Rodrigo - From: Moguer, Huelva. Parents: Pedro Roldan and Ines
Liximano. Came to Mexico with his father under the command of Narvaez
in 1520. Participated in the conquests of Panuco, Nueva Galicia and
was on Coronado's expedition. Married and was on the records till 1547.
Solis, Francisco de - from Santander. Had the nicknames "of the orchard"
and "of the silk jacket" suggesting agricultural as well as urban
qualities. Parents: Francisco de Solis and Beatriz Suarez. Married with
17 children (4 daughters). Son: Jose de Solis. Grandsons: Francisco,
Cristobal Marin, Gaspar, Pablo and Alonso de Solis and Tobias Marin.
Solis, Pedro de - from Burgos. A Horseman in Cortes' army. Had the
nickname "behind the door Solis" because he was always looking secretly
at what was going on in the street. The town constable of Villa Rica
near modern day Vera Cruz. Settled in Mexico City. Married a daughter
of fellow conqueror Francisco de Orduna and had 8 children.
Sons: Francisco de Solis Orduna and Gaspar Solis. Son in law: Benito
de Antequera. Grandsons: don Francisco and don Matias de Solis and don
Alonso Briseno (resident of Guadalajara Mx.) and don Alonso Calderon.
A granddaughter married: don Luis de Contreras.
Soltero, Alonso - Came to Mexico with Cortes. Grandsons: Juan Alonso,
Nicolas de Castaneda, Melchor de Castaneda, Gaspar Hurtado and Francisco
Soltero. Daughter: Leonor Soltero. Granddaughters married: Domingo de
Artasa, Diego Perez Granillo and Francisco de Salas.
Soria, Diego de - Settled in Mexico City. Participated in other conquest
and explorations in Mexico. He had at least 3 sons by the names of
Alonso, Manuel and Diego de Soria. Diego being a grandson of the
Conquistador Jeronimo Lopez. Son in law: Domingo de Cebreros.
Grandsons: Diego de Soria, Juan Alonso de Peralta and Hernando de Soria.
Great Grandsons: Hernando de Soria and Francisco de Soria.
A granddaughter married Hernando de Trejo.
Soto, Cristobal de - Settled in Puebla. Married the daughter of Alonso
Martin a new settler to Mexico. Had 2 daughters and a son.
Grandsons: Francisco de Montealegre, Juan de Carvajal Obregon and
Baltasar de Obregon.
Soto, Diego de - from Toro. Cortes made Diego his majordomo after the
Suarez, Diego - Came to Mexico with Cortes in 1519.
Suarez, Lorenzo - From: Ebora, Portugal. Settled in Mexico City. Married
Maria Salazar (from a minor noble family). They had 1 son named Gaspar.
Suarez, Mendo - From: Benavente, Zamora. Parents: Pedro de Canaval and
Urraca Xuarez. Came to Mexico with Narvaez in 1520.
Talavera, Alonso - From: Talavera de la Reina, Toledo. Came to Mexico
with Cortes. Listed as being killed by the Indians.
Tapia, Andres de - A Captain in Cortes' army. Settled in Mexico City.
Married dona Isabel de Sosa then used the name Tapia y Sosa. They had
3 sons and a daughter. Son: Pedro Gomez de Caceres, who married dona
Francisca Ferrer. Son: Cristobal de Tapia. Daughter: Maria de Sosa.
Grandsons: don Andres de Tapia Sosa, don Cristobal de Tapia and don
Andres Ferrer de Tapia.
Natural Grandsons: Juan de Tapia and Pedro de Arboleda
His account of his time with Cortes in Cuba to leaving the island city
Tenochtitlan (Mexico City) to battle Narvaez is detailed in the book
"The Conquistadors First-Person Accounts of the Conquest of Mexico".
The Genealogy of The Conquistador Andres de Tapia.
Tarifa, Fernando - Son: Diego de Vargas.
Tarifa, Francisco - Came to Mexico with Narvaez. Sons: Francisco de
Tarifa and Diego de Vargas. Son in law: Diego Miguel.
Tarifa, Gaspar - Settled in Mexico City. Married with several children.
Grandsons: Melchor, Diego and Baltasar de Vargas and Melchor de Robles.
Tavira, Bartolome de - From: Tavira, Vizcaya (Basque area of Spain).
Came to Mexico with Cortes in 1519.
Tellez, Francisco - A businessman by trade. Married a Mestiza.
Tello de Medina, Juan - Parents: Luis Tello and dona Isabel de Mechua.
Settled in Mexico City. Married with 2 children.
Terrazas, Francisco - Father: Diego de Terrazas. Settled in Mexico City.
A son came from Spain and married the daughter of the Conquistador
Bernardino de Santa Clara, Maria Gutierrez. Francisco married
Ana de Castro (a widow with 5 children) and they had 3 sons and a
daughter. A namesake son became a poet. Francisco also had 3 natural
children. A daughter married: Sebastian Vazquez. Grandsons: Francisco,
Luis and Pedro de Terrazas. Natural grandsons: Hernando de Terrazas,
Diego Marquez and Hernando de Castro. With natural great grandsons
being Hernan Gutierrez de Terrazas and Cristobal de Aguilar.
Terrazas de Mayorga, (?) - From: Mayorga, Valladolid. Came to Mexico
with Narvaez in 1520.
Tirado, Juan - Settled in Mexico City. Married Andrea Ramirez, a daughter
of fellow conquistador Francisco Ramirez. They had 2 sons and a daughter.
Tirado was granted a coat of arms dated April 12, 1527. Son: Pedro
Tirado. Grandson: Gaspar Ramirez. Granddaughter married Cristobal
Ramirez. Resident of Puebla.
Toro, Juan de - From: Toro, Zamora. Parents: Nicolas and Ines Rodriguez.
To Santo Domingo in 1512 and was in Cuba in 1518 and came to Mexico with
Torres, Diego - Settled in Panuco.
Torres, Hernando - Parents: Alonso de Torres and Juana Hernandez. Settled
in Mexico City. Married Juana de Loaysa. They had a daughter by the name
of Bernardina de Torres, who married Pedro de Osorio.
Torres, Juan - from Cordoba. Lame and apparently considered somewhat
old at the time of the conquest. The average Conquistador was in his
early twenties. Served in wars in Italy (in defense against the French).
Sicily was part of Aragon.
Torres, Pedro de - From: Salamanca. Parents: Gonzalo Torres and Juana
Fernandez. Came with his wife to Santo Domingo where he settled for
awhile. Went to Cuba then to Mexico with Narvaez in 1519. On Mexican
records in 1529.
Tovar, Juan de - Parents: don Pedro de Tovar and dona Francisca de Guzman.
Brother: Fernando de Tovar. Settled in Mexico City and was granted a
coat of arms in 1541 listing his accomplishments. Married the
granddaughter of the Conquistdor Diego de Colio (Luisa Cervantes), They had
several children. One son was named Juan Hipolito de Tovar. Another son:
Mendo Cervantes de Tovar married Juana Cano de Moctezuma.
Tovilla, Andres de la - From: Cazorla, Jaen. Came to Mexico with Narvaez
in 1520. Participated in the conquest of Chiapas also.
Trejo, Rafael de - A noted horseman amoungst the nobles of Plasencia
where he was from. Settled in Mexico City with a wife and a number of
children. Son: Rafael de Trejo Carvajal. Grandson: don Francisco de
Trejo Carvajal (married the granddaughter of another conquistador and
was himself also the grandson of Juan de Jaso). A natural granddaughter
married Rafael de Trejo Mendoza.
Trujillo, Andres de - on the records of Mexico in 1540 (well after the
Conquest) but was killed by the Indians.