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Capitán Juan Navarro, II

Spanish: Capitán Juan de la Garza Falcon Treviño, II
Also Known As: ""El Vizcaino"", "Juan Navarro Sanchez"
Birthplace: Reino de Navarra, España
Death: Died in Probably Santiago del Saltillo, Nueva Extremadura, Reino de Nueva España
Immediate Family:

Son of Conquistador Juan Navarro and Isabel Suarez
Husband of María Isabel Rodríguez and Isabel de Pedraza de Vera
Father of María Beatriz Navarro Rodríguez; Úrsula Inés Catarina Martínez Navarro Rodríguez; Mariana Úrsula Juana Navarro Rodríguez; Melchora Ursula Catarina Navarro Rodríguez; Martín Navarro Rodríguez and 3 others

Occupation: Capitán, Conquistador/ Founder of Pueblo Hibernia, Original Colonizer of Saltillo
Managed by: Javier De la Fuente Garza
Last Updated:

About Capitán Juan Navarro, II ... Martha Duron Jimenez and Ignacio Narro Etchegaray. DICCIONARIO BIOGRAFICO DE SALTILLO, Mayo 1995, page 128: Juan NAVARRO, a founder of Saltillo, native of Navarra, was known by the nickname El Vizcaino [a reference to his Basque origins]. He married Dona Maria RODRIGUEZ, daughter of Capitan Baltasar de SOSA and Dona Ines RODRIGUEZ. Their children were: Beatriz, whose first marriage was to Capitan Alonso ALBORNOZ and second marriage was to Capitan Bernabe de las CASAS; Ursula, who married Capitan Diego SANCHEZ; Melchora, who married Capitan Martin SANCHEZ; Ines, who married Capitan Francisco MARTINEZ GUAJARDO; Maria, who married Capitan Jose de TREVINO; Francisca, who married Capitan Juan TARANCO VALLEJO; Martin, who married Maria ROJO de las RUELAS; and Mariana NAVARRO RODRIGUEZ, who married Capitan Marcos GONZALEZ HIDALGO.


in 1561 was owner of "estancia" in the valle of Sichu. Was given land in 1578 in Parras, Coah. On Sept 2 1591 was made Alcalde of Santiago de Saltillo;pz=tomas;nz=sanchez+garza;ocz=0;p=juan;n=navarro+sosa


  • Beatriz Navarro Rodríguez
  • Mariana Navarro Rodríguez ca 1571
  • Úrsula Inés Catarina Navarro Rodríguez

Juan NAVARRO765 was born (date unknown).

Spouse: Maria RODRIGUEZ. Maria RODRIGUEZ and Juan NAVARRO432 were married. Children were: Beatriz NAVARRO, Ines (Ursula) Rodriguez NAVARRO (aka Ursula Catarina Navarro), Melchora (Ursula Catarina) NAVARRO, Mariana (Juana) NAVARRO.

Children of Juan Navarro and Maria Rodriguez are:

  • 1. +Mariana Navarro Rodriguez, b. 1571, ,,,Mexico, d. 1615.
  • 2. +Beatriz Navarro Rodriguez, b. 1604, Nuevo Leon280, d. 1701, Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico280.

From the work of Miguel A. Ayala (webcached 12/28/2012):

Juan Navarro (son of Juan Navarro #1 and Maria Navarro)

  • was born Abt. 1533 in Navarre, Spain (unlikely, given that his father had arrived and settled in the New World after the failed attempt by Narvaez to stop Cortes in 1520), and
  • died 1594.
  • He married (1) Maria Rodriguez Sosa, daughter of Baltazar Castano de Sosa.
  • He married (2) Maria Rodriguez Montemayor on Abt. 1574, daughter of Baltazar Castano de Sosa and Inés Rodriguez de Montemayor.

Notes for Juan Navarro:

Juan Navarro, in 1556 was one of the discoverers and first settlers of the mines of San Martín [347] and in 1561 he was the owner of a farm in the valley of Sichú and was “one of the five on horseback who accompanied Pedro de Ahumada Sámano in the very dangerous entry into Malpaís, in the war against Guachichiles and Zacatecos, and he was wounded on one side.[348]

In 1577 he entered with Alberto del Canto into the founding of Saltillo.[349] On April 1, 1578, Juan Navarro, who is called here Juan Sánchez Navarro, received from Martín López de Ibarra a grant of land in the valley of el Pirineo (Parras, Coah.).[350]

September 2, 1591, he was the mayor of the town of Santiago del Saltillo[351] and on December 15, 1593, deputy of the magistrate of the first mayor.[352] In 1604 we encountered two people with the name of Juan Navarro, one a young bachelor, inhabitant of Cuencamé and the other, an inhabitant of the valley of Santa Bárbara (Chih.)[353]

More About Juan Navarro:

  • Date born 2: 1523, Portugal.
  • Date born 3: Abt. 1533
  • Juan Navarro and Maria Rodriguez Montemayor Marriage: Abt. 1574

Children of Juan Navarro and Maria Rodriguez Montemayor are:

  • 1. +Ines Rodriguez Navarro.
  • 2. +Mariana Ursula Navarro, b. 1571, Mexico.
  • 3. +Beatriz NAVARRO Rodriguez, b. Abt. 1564, d. December 1674, Nuevo Leon, Mexico.

Information provided by Crispin D Rendon: Born 1533 in Vizcaya, Spain; died 1594 in Mexico; buried 1594 in Mexico.

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Capitán Juan Navarro, II's Timeline

Reino de Navarra, España
Age 31
Monterrey, Nuevo Reino de León, Reino de Nueva España
Age 33
Monterrey, Nuevo Reino de León, Reino de Nueva España
Age 33
Saltillo, Nueva Extremadura, Reino de Nueva España
Age 37
Monterrey, Nuevo Reino de León, Virreinato de Nueva España
Age 51
Saltillo, Nueva Extremadura, Reino de Nueva España
Age 61
Probably Santiago del Saltillo, Nueva Extremadura, Reino de Nueva España
Age 61
Saltillo, Nueva Extremadura, Reino de Nueva España