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David (#47395650)
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Bio Photo I was born and raised in Donna, Texas. (Rio Grande Valley of Texas) I have been married 40 years and have one grown son.

My military service was with the U. S. Marine Corps from 1967 to 1970. I graduated from Pan American College with a teaching degree and retired from the teaching profession in 2002.

We have lived in Houston, Texas since 1982.

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Sylvia Y Stankewich (born Moreno)
Anselmo Gonzalez
Hi David,

I think you and I have emailed before on another ancestor but this time I need your help on another.
I have been trying to find information on Anselmo (anselino) Gonzalez who owned, I believe, Rancho Viejo, next to the Ramirez's tracts in Jim Hogg county. In a census report I saw, it says his birthday is Jan 1853 but I cannot locate ANY anselmo born in that year or within a couple of years. No death certificate, birth, or baptismal records indicating his family or parents. I do know one of his wives was "Maria Rafaela Vidaurri Lasulde Gonzales" He is my second great grandfather and my mother passed away last year before I could get any information from her. He had about 9 children from 2 spouses, his children being josefa, Antonia, Inez, adela, maria, adelina, francisca and jose and pedro.
Anselmo married Rafaela in 1888 in starr county, tx.
I cannot find out who his parents or sibling were. Do you have him in your tree? I believe he may be the same anselmo as the one you have listed in the Ramirez cemetery born in 1860-1922 but am not sure. Can you help? Any information would be a great help to me...please.

I wait patiently for your reply. You may email me at aklabtech@hotmail.com

Thanks,
Sylvia Moreno Guerra, daughter of Yolanda G. Guerra-Moreno, granddaughter of Idolina B Gonzalez-Guerra.
Added by Sylvia Y Stankewich (born... on Apr 20, 2015 8:29 PM
Desertthorn
Guerra Cemetery
I added a memorial to Guerra Cemetery and I see you have taken pictures of Guerra Texas Cemetery and I'm thinking they are one and the same. I'm going to delete my memorial and then ask for a merge of the two but before I do, I want to be sure they are both the same cemetery. Any help you can give would be great and is the official name Guerra Texas Cemetery?
Lynne
Added by Desertthorn on Apr 10, 2015 8:31 AM
Sarah Locklin Taylor
RE: Lorenzo
Forgot to say ... 2 of his grandchildren are my great nephews - Blayne and Taran Hernandez :)
Added by Sarah Locklin Taylor on Jan 14, 2015 11:11 PM
Sarah Locklin Taylor
RE: Lorenzo
Thank you, David. I did not know he was your Uncle. I went to school with most of his children in Thorndale. He was a good man and has a wonderful, loving family.

Sarah
Added by Sarah Locklin Taylor on Jan 14, 2015 11:08 PM
Sarah Locklin Taylor
Lorenzo "Pancho" Hernandez Photos
Hello David!

I appreciate the photo of the headstone you posted on Pancho's memorial. I am about to transfer his memorial to his youngest daughter and wanted to ask you if you would considering removing 2 of the photos you added. The headstone photo posted 3 times. I would like for her to have room to add a couple more photos if she chooses to do so. You kind and unselfish work is much appreciated.

His Memorial is #:103782890

Thank you for your time!

Best Regards,
Sarah
Added by Sarah Locklin Taylor on Jan 13, 2015 10:52 PM
Carolann Arthur
Thank you so much!
David, thank you so much for finding my great grandfather's grave and posting a photo of his headstone! You are the BEST. I can never repay your kindness, but I greatly appreciate all your help. CArthur
Added by Carolann Arthur on Nov 14, 2013 11:54 AM
Cindy Meinen
Laurel
Hello,
May I ask how you are related to the Laurel family?
Thanks, Cindy
Added by Cindy Meinen on Nov 12, 2013 10:26 PM
mbarrera
Juanita Gutierrez headstone
Hi. My husband is Juanita Gutierrez's Great-Great-Great grandson and I am doing research on his side of the family. I know she was born in 1861 and died in La Casita. If I can have some more information on her, I would really appreciate it. Her full birth date or the date when she died. I also found her marriage record with Jesus Lopez. Looking into the past is fun, but it's also difficult.
Added by mbarrera on Sep 17, 2013 7:54 PM
blackie2010
Catholic Cemetery
Thank you for ur response...I checked both sites you recommended but I don't see that they have information on finding burial plots for the people buried at Catholic Cemetery...who would have this information? Also I don't see the layout of the cemetery to help me locate the burial site even if I had the plot numbers? Someone has to have that info..the city?
Added by blackie2010 on Aug 02, 2012 2:51 PM
blackie2010
Catholic Cemetery
Hi do u have an address for this cemetery or can you add on the intersections to be able to find it? Also is there a map of this cemtery to locate graves (the layout)? Is this the only Catholic Cemetery in Rio Grande City? Who can I contact to find a person buried there and plot numbers?
Added by blackie2010 on Aug 02, 2012 12:49 PM
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