Ysabel Baca de Bohórquez
- Born: Abt 1586, Ciudád de Méjico, Nueva España 252
- Marriage: Pedro Gómez Durán y Chávez in Nuevo Méjico, Nueva España
- Died: Abt 1637, Arroyo del Tunque, Nuevo Méjico. Nueva España about age 51
Herencia Oct 1997 p. 16
Noted events in her life were:
• Dates & Events, 1600. 274
Isabel Baca de Bohórquez came to New Mexico with her father. They were among the first settlers of New Mexico.
Oñate lead a party into Kansas to search for the legendary Gran Quivara. Upon his return, he found that 400 colonists had deserted San Gabriel, the Spanish colony begun by the Oñate party. Those who remained were considered loyalists, and stayed on to raise their families in New Mexico. Isabel Baca de Bohórquez was among the Loyalists who stayed in New Mexico.
• Dates & Events, 1626. 252
Isabel was 40, more or less, in 1626, was literate, and she, along with her sister, owned a hacienda at a placed called Arroyo del Tunque in the area near the San Felipe Pueblo. She was likely Pedro's second wife since she was 20 years younger than he. We know her last name because it had been written that Don Pedro Durán y Chávez was the brother-on-law of Antonio Baca.
~ Origins of New Mexico Families: A Genealogy of the Spanish Colonial Period, p. 19
Ysabel married Pedro Gómez Durán y Chávez in Nuevo Méjico, Nueva España. (Pedro Gómez Durán y Chávez was born between 1550 and 1556 in Valverde de Llerna, Estremadura, España 252 and died before 1630 in Arroyo del Tunque, Nuevo Méjico. Nueva España 252.)