Juana D. Lucero

20 October 1892–7 October 1924 (Age 31)
Mesilla, Doña Ana, New Mexico Territory, United States

The Life of Juana D.

When Juana D. Lucero was born on 20 October 1892, in Mesilla, Doña Ana, New Mexico Territory, United States, her father, Jose De La Luz Lucero Abalos, was 63 and her mother, Tomasa Duran, was 38. She died on 7 October 1924, in Mesilla, Doña Ana, New Mexico, United States, at the age of 31.

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Pablo C. Gonzales
Juana D. Lucero

Spouse and Children

    Pablo C. Gonzales



Parents and Siblings

    Jose De La Luz Lucero Abalos





    Narziso Lucero


    Dolores Lucero


    Jose De La Luz Lucero



    Jose Abelino Lucero Duran


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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 4

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 6

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 9

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.

Name Meaning

Spanish: nickname from lucero, a derivative of luz ‘light’, which has variety of meanings including ‘morning or evening star’, ‘star or blaze marking on a horse’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Sources (3)

  • Juanita Lucero in household of Roberto Buttler, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Juanita D Lucero in household of Roman Montis, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Church records - Juana Lucero (Pablo Gonzales" wife)

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