don Juan de Tovar was the son of don Miguel de Alvarado Oquiztzin; don Juan worked at the main friary of the Franciscans in Mexico City; his mother was a resident of Santa María Cuepopan and she was a merchant's daughter; this don Juan would have two daughters, doña María Egipciaca (she married a Spaniard named Blas Vásquez, a merchant in San Juan Ohtlipan) and doña Bárbara (who married her uncle, don Antonio Valeriano, governor and judge in Azcapotzalco and had a son don Nicolás Valeriano).
(central Mexico, seventeenth century)
Codex Chimalpahin: Society and Politics in Mexico Tenochtitlan, Tlatelolco, Culhuacan, and Other Nahuatl Altepetl in Central Mexico; The Nahuatl and Spanish Annals and Accounts Collected and Recorded by don Domingo de San Antón Muñón Chimalpahin Quauhtlehuanitzin, eds. and transl. Arthur J. O. Anderson and Susan Schroeder (Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1997), vol. 2, 102–103.
Juan de Tovar was a "celebrated Jesuit nahuatlato"
See Sell's comments in Bartolomé de Alva, A Guide to Confession Large and Small in the Mexican Language, 1634, eds. Barry D. Sell and John Frederick Schwaller, with Lu Ann Homza (Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1999), 23.