Upcoming Events (continued)
Sat, Jun 15|
Las Vegas CCHP Baca Heritage Days
Time & Location
Jun 15, 2019, 8:00 PM – Jun 16, 2019, 5:00 PM
Ilfeld Auditorium, New Mexico Highlands University, University Avenue, Las Vegas, NM, Las Vegas, NM 87701, USA
About The Event
CRISTÓBAL BACA (Vaca) was one of the captains who came to reinforce the Oñate colony in 1600. He was the son of Juan de Vaca, born in Mexico City, of good stature, dark complexioned, well-featured, and thirty-three years of age. He brought his wife, three grown daughters, and a small son. His wife was Doña Ana Ortiz, daughter of Francisco Pacheco, also born in Mexico City - Chavez, Fray Angelico. Origins of New Mexico Families: A Genealogy of the Spanish Colonial Period.