IMPORTANT TOPICS

Starr County, Rio Grande City,and
Surrounding Areas

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The following is a partial list of topics relating to Starr County, Rio Grande City, and the surrounding areas found in the Online Handbook of Texas. This is not a complete list, however. I give full credit to The Texas State Historical Association for the information listed below.

Topics of Interest

  • Land Grants Of South Texas
  • McAllen Ranch
  • Merchants War
  • Mexican-American Land Grants
  • Mexican-Americans and Repatriation
  • Mexican Texans in the Civil War
  • Mier Expedition
  • Oblate Fathers Trail
  • Old Military Road
  • Ranching In Spanish Texas
  • Republic of the Rio Grande
  • Rio Grande-Falcon Thorn Woodland
  • Rio Grande City Riot of 1888
  • Rio Grande City Railway
  • Sisters of Mercy
  • Somervell Expedition
  • Texas Palms
  • Texas Rangers
  • Tin Horn War
  • Treaty of 1884
  • Names of Interest

  • Closner, John
  • Cortina, Juan Nepomuceno
  • Benavides, Refugio
  • Escandon, Jose de
  • Esparza, Jose
  • Garcia.Don Esteban
  • Garcia, Manuel Marius
  • Garcia de Falcon,Dona Elida
  • Garcia Valverde, Antonio
  • Garza, Catarino Erasmo
  • Garza Falcon, Blas Maria de la
  • Garza Falcon, Jose Antonia de la
  • Garza Falcon, Maria Gertrudes de la
  • Garza Falcon, Miguel De La
  • Garza, Gilberto A.
  • Garza, Higinio, Jr.
  • Gonzalez de Mireles,(Dona) Jovita
  • Guerra, Gustavo A.
  • Guerra, Manuel
  • Kelsey, John Peter
  • Perez Alvarez, Casimiro
  • Perez, Lino, Sr.
  • Portscheller, Heinrich
  • Ramirez, Emilia Wilhemina Schunior
  • Scott, Florence Johnson
  • Starr County Strike
  • Starr,Judge James Harper
  • Starr, Franklin Jefferson
  • Vazquez Borrego, Jose
  • Indian Tribes in and around Starr County

  • Clancluiguyguen Indians
  • Comecrudo Indians
  • Concugayapem Indians
  • Cotoname Indians
  • Cuero Quemado Indians
  • Garza Indians
  • Lugplapiagul Indians
  • Pajarito Indians
  • Parampamatuju Indians
  • Peupetem Indians
  • Perpepug Indians
  • Sumi Indians
  • Tepemaca Indians
  • Venado Indians
  • Nuevo Santander- Other Great Sources
    Camargo (under Spanish Rule)
    Guerrero Viejo
    Baptismal Register of Guerrero Viejo
    TXGenWeb Starr County: Land Grant Information

    STARR COUNTY (communities):

  • Arroyo Quiote
  • Garcias Creek
  • El Garceno, Texas
  • El Salineno, Texas
  • El Sauz, Texas
  • Escobares, Texas
  • Fronton, Texas
  • Garciasville, Texas (Garcias' Camp)
  • Los Arrieros, Texas
  • La Casita, Texas
  • La Gloria, Texas
  • La Puerta,Texas
  • La Rosita, Texas
  • La Santa Cruz, Texas
  • Las Escobas, Texas
  • Lopeno, Texas
  • Los Arrieros, Texas
  • Los Olmos Creek
  • Los Villarreales, Texas
  • Ramireno,Texas
  • Ratcliff, Texas
  • Rincon,Texas
  • Santa Anna, Texas
  • Santa Catarina, Texas
  • San Carlos, Texas
  • San Isidro, Texas
  • (Las) Viboras, Texas
  • Other Surrounding Communities

    Rio Grande City

  • Do any search for maps of Rio Grande City and surrounding areas
  • ROMA:

    LA GRULLA:

    Genealogical Societies

    Other Excellent links and Information

  • Sons of DeWitt Colony Texas(**Texas History)
  • Demographic Data-Rio Grande City, Texas
  • The IIs of Texas: Rio Grande City, Texas
  • Texas Online: Rio Grande City, Texas
  • El Mesteno--Eustorigio Ramon Story
  • BorderLands History

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