Juana Ramirez

8 January 1931–1 January 2010 (Age 79)
El Paso, Texas, United States

The Life of Juana

Juana Ramirez was born on 8 January 1931, in El Paso, Texas, United States as the daughter of Petra Ramirez. She married John Robert Buechter on 1 May 1954. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She died on 1 January 2010, in her hometown, at the age of 78, and was buried in Fort Bliss National Cemetery, El Paso, El Paso, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Robert Buechter
Juana Ramirez
Marriage: 1 May 1954
Mary Ann Buechter
Anthony James Buechter

Spouse and Children

    John Robert Buechter



1 May 1954


    Mary Ann Buechter


    Anthony James Buechter


Parents and Siblings

    Petra Ramirez




World Events (8)


Age 1

Amelia Earhart completes first solo nonstop transatlantic flight by a woman.
1949 · 1950s Texas Drought

Age 18

One of most intense, costly, and devastating droughts ever recorded in the state of Texas. The entire state was in a state of drought by the summer of 1951. Less than 30-50% of the normal rainfall was received during this period. The state was plagued with dust storms similar to those from the infamous Dust Bowl. The drought ended in a destructive manner throughout 1957; storms, hail, tornadoes, and deadly floods.
1954 · Right to Serve on Juries

Age 23

In 1954, women finally won the right to serve on juries.

Name Meaning

Spanish (Ramírez): patronymic from the personal name Ramiro, composed of the Germanic elements ragin ‘counsel’ + mari, meri ‘fame’.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Juana Ramirez, "Texas Birth Certificates, 1903-1935"
  • Juana Ramirez, "Texas Birth Index, 1903-1997"
  • Juanita N Ramirez in entry for Mary Jane Buechner, "Texas Birth Index, 1903-1997"

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