Category Archives: Churches

Holy Family Catholic Church of La Grulla, Texas

Many people have deep roots in La Grulla, Texas as is the case with my wife’s family. Her ancestors arrived at or near La Grulla back in the 1860’s starting with her 2nd great grandfather Jose Encarnacion del Refugio Perez whom was born in General Teran, Nuevo Leon. It is unknown if he returned back to Mexico but what is…

Los Ebanos, Texas – Some Pictures

Here are some pictures of Los Ebanos, Texas that I took with my cell phone. I forgot the camera. Oh well. From Sullivan City to Los Ebanos, Texas Going down the hill towards Los Ebanos, Texas Rail Road Crossing just before Los Ebanos, Texas Sign at the entrance of town. San Miguel Arcangel Church in Los Ebanos, Texas. Another picture…

La Grulla, Texas, San Roque Catholic Church

San Roque church lies in the center of La Grulla, Texas. According to Raul Longoria the San Roque Catholic Church was built in 1891 by Juan and Yrinea Longoria in memory of their son Eugenio who was killed in 1870. Longoria mentions that Eugeino never came back after leaving to go visit some friends and relatives in a nearby Las…