Juana Burden

Display Name: 
Juana Burden
Sort Name: 
Burden, Juana
Race: 
White
Gender: 
Female
Class: 
Lower Class
Rank: 
Minor
Vitality: 
Dead
Origin: 
Mexico
Biography: 

Juana is the Hispanic wife of Nathaniel Burden and the mother of Calvin Burden II. Born in Mexico, willing to wait a dozen years to get married and legitimize her child, she comes to Jefferson with her husband and father-in-law in 1866. She dies not long after her son is killed by Colonel Sartoris, though in her account of her family Joanna does not mention the cause of death. Joanna is named after her.

Ethnicity: 
Hispanic
Individual or Group: 
Individual
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