Category Archives: Cemeteries

Jose Bernardo Gutierrez de Lara

On September the 26th I received an email by Ernesto Uribe with a newspaper cut out titled “Celebran el Natalicio de Jose Bernardo Gutierrez de Lara”. Jose Bernardo Gutierrez Lara is considered to be a hero of Texas independence. If you Google him you will find more information on him. What caught my attention was the last name Gutierrez de…

La Havana Texas Cemetery Historical Marker

The following is the Texas Historical Marker that is outside the Cemetery of La Havana Texas. You can check the names of the people buried in this cemetery up until 1976, cemeteries-of-tx.com. You can also check out La Havana Cemetery at findagrave.com. Permission to reuse photo is here granted as long as you link back to this page. Transcript of…

Cuevitas, Texas – Some Photos

Here are some pictures that I took while visiting Cuevitas, Texas. Corn or Sugar Cane field between Los Ebanos and Cuevitas, Texas. Entering the Community of Cuevitas, Texas. Main Street Cuevitas, Texas. Small entrance on side of Cemetery. Main Entrance to Cemetery. Main entrance to cemetery – sideways. Looking back, dirt road that Leads to Cuevitas Cemetery. Road from Cuevitas…

Cemeteries of Starr County, Texas

Are your ancestors from Starr County? If they are and you are currently doing research then this may be able to help you out. These are some resources when it comes to cemeteries in Starr County Texas. Find A Grave -They Have 55 Recorded Cemeteries but many don’t have any listings yet. US Gen Web Project – Lists Cemeteries compiled…

Cemetery of Los Trevinos, Tamaulipas, Mexico

The cemetery of Los Trevinos, Tamaulipas, Mexico is situated just a few miles away from town. As to why or how this location was chosen is unknown. This cemetery is simply known as “El Panteon”, “El Panteon de Los Trevinos”, or “El Panteon de Los Gatos”. The first one translates to “Cemetery”, the second to “The Cemetery of Los Trevinos”…

Artecitas Ranch Cemetery, Starr County, Texas

The following video was recorded by Jimmy Martinez and listed its description as “Lost Cemetery 4 miles East of La Grulla”. I thought to myself maybe I can find its name by doing some Genealogy research? After a few minutes I found it, Artecitas Ranch Cemetery, since it is now located in what used to be called Artecitas Ranch located…

Zamora’s Rancho La Mecca Cemetery

Years ago while driving by on our way to Rancho El Ebanito (the family ranch in Los Guajillos, Miguel Aleman, Tamaulipas, Mexico) I saw tombstones from the road. I asked my father Lauro Garza about them and he stated that that was the cemetery of Los Zamora’s and my mother San Juana Tanguma stated that my grandfather’s father Yldefonso Zamora…