Juaquina Aida Barrera

Female16 January 1934–23 January 2013

Brief Life History of Juaquina Aida

Juaquina Aida Barrera was born on 16 January 1934. She had at least 3 sons with Enrique Sevila Gaitan. She lived in Bakersfield, Pecos, Texas, United States in 2005. She died on 23 January 2013, at the age of 79, and was buried in Bakersfield, Kern, California, United States.

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Enrique Sevila Gaitan
Juaquina Aida Barrera
Lucio Gaitan
Rick Gaitan
Elias Barrera Gaitan

Sources (6)

  • Joaquina Aida Gaitan in entry for Enrique Zavala Gaitan Sr, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"
  • Goaquina Aida Barrera in entry for Elcas Barrera Gaiton, "Texas Births and Christenings, 1840-1981"
  • Joaquina Aida Barrera in entry for Enrique Jr. Gaitan, "Texas Birth Index, 1903-1997"

Spouse and Children

Children (3)

World Events (8)

1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 1

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

1949 · 1950s Texas Drought

Age 15

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.

1955 · The Civil Rights Movement Begins

Age 21

The civil rights movement was a movement to enforce constitutional and legal rights for African Americans that the other Americans enjoyed. By using nonviolent campaigns, those involved secured new recognition in laws and federal protection of all Americans. Moderators worked with Congress to pass of several pieces of legislation that overturned discriminatory practices.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Spanish Jose, Juan, Carlos, Manuel, Jorge, Jesus, Mario, Luis, Roberto, Pedro, Alfredo, Miguel. Portuguese Anatolio, Catarina.

Spanish and Catalan: topographic name for someone who lived near a gate or fence, from barrera ‘barrier’, or a habitational name from one of the numerous places called Barrera, named with the same word.

Spanish: topographic name for someone who lived by a clay pit, Spanish barrera, barrero (a derivative of barro ‘mud, clay’).

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

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