Hidalgo County New Mexico
Virden Mexican Cemetery Index




“The names and the information following were taken from the little Mexican Cemetery located beside the remains of the Catholic Church, which is located at the head of the Virden valley. At one time there was a settlement there known as San Antonio. It was founded before 1887.”  Information by: Myrtle J. Nelson.

 

Graves with headstones or other markers:

 

1. Descanza En. JesusCandido TellezMurio El 3 De Nob. 1896Ala Edad De 54 Anos6 Mezes 20 DiasQuerido Esposo Lote Dedico Esta Memoria ParaNunca Olvidarte.

 

2. Joe Gonzalez Born July 31, 1913 Died Sept 10, [Abt 1937 Or 1938]

 

3. Martin Telles Nacio Nov 11, 1862Murio Oct 25, 1899.

 

4. Baby Manuela Bejarano, Junio 11, 1910Julio 1, 1910

 

5. At Rest Juanita Herrera Nacio Marzo 6, 1850Murio Sept 25, 1898Mi Inolvidable Madre.

 

There are 4 other graves in the cemetery that have no marker.

 

Other Graves In The Virden, New Mexico Area:

There Is A Soldiers Grave On The Hill East Of The Old Virden, New Mexico Public School Grounds.

 

1. Eugene L Morrisco. H ALA. Inf. C. S. A.

 

2. Stone found on the north side of the Sunset canal near the farm of Le Ross Jones. Julius S. Ruckerborn

20 Nov 1804 died 22 Aug 1884.

 

3. A second grave marker next to # 2 reads: born 14 Oct 1885 died 28 Aug 1896-Bessie D. White-Father M. E. White.

 

4. A little north and west of the old Robert T. Johns home, [some little distance North of the San Antonio Cemetery] the Robert T. Johns buried twin babies: Melvin and Marvin Johns. No dates [reported to MJN by Floyd Johns], son of Robert T. Johns.

 

5. Also in this little cemetery, there is a grave of a young man. It is enclosed with a cement curbing and has a good marker: In memory of John C. Jackson Born 27 Feb A D 1875 died 4 March 1901.

 

6 Floyd Johns also reported there are two black men buried on a hill a little further east from the above cemetery, he did not know the names of the men.

 

 

Virden, New Mexico MTC (Mexican Town Cemetery)

Grave#  Name                                                              Birth                                        Death

 

A   1 Blancarte, Ricardo Alejandro                                                                                1991

A   2 Martinez: Armando                                              3 Mar 1947                              4 Nov 1990

A   3 McCurdy: Max Donald                                        9 Dec 1921                              12 Jun 1988

A   4 Unknown

A   5 Unknown

A6W Zuniga: Maria B.                                                 24mar1913                              9 Aug1985

A6E  Zuniga: Fillipe                                                      1 May 1900                             6 Jul 1987

A   7 Monares: Ricardo                                                1958                                        1983

A   8 Monares: Alberto H.                                            1931                                        1982

A   9 Monares: Albert A.                                              1962                                        1981

A 10 Rodriguez: Jesusita C.                                          15 Oct 1906                            2 Jun 1975

A 11 Rodriguez: Pablo V.                                             15 Jan 1903                             26 Nov 1973

A 12 Villalba: Domingo B.                                            23 Dec 1923                            29 Apr 1971

A 13 Villalba: Lionarda                                                                                                 1946

A 14 Unknown

A 15 Ruiz: Isidoro                                                        1908                                        1940

A 16 Unknown

A 17 Unknown.

A 18 Romero:Tiofila                                                     0                                              0

A 19 Bejarano: Maria Peru                                           1880                                         Dec 1945

A 20 Burrola: Domingo R.                                            9 Jun 1912                               6 Apr 1950



Row B


 

B1   Garcia, Mercedes H.                                             Sept 1906                                19 Jan 1989

B2   Unknown

B3  Unknown

B4   Unknown

B5   Manares, Albert Angel

B6   Unknown

B7W Unknown

B7E Unknown

B8   Unknown

B9   Unknown

B10 Unknown

B11 Unknown

B12 Unknown

B13 Unknown

B14 Unknown

B15 Unknown

B16 Crencio, Lara O.

B17 Blank

B18 Rodriguez, Petra V.                                               1878                                        1944

B19 Unknown

B20 Unknown

B21 Unknown

B22 Unknown

B23 Unknown

B24 Bejarano, Claudio Mata                                        1 July 1918                              22 Aug1954

B25 Bejarano, Isabel Mata                                           8 July 1928                              6 Dec 1961

B26 Bejarano, Ramona Mata                                       1900                                        1968

B27 Bejarano, Rosalio                                                  1887                                        1969

B28 Bejarano, Ramon P.                                              22 Oct 1906                            28 Dec 1981

 

Notes: B 24 Married 1. Rosa Lara 2. Juana Mesa—B26 Married Manuel

 

Row C

 

1   Unknown

2   Unknown

3   Unknown

4   Unknown

5   Unknown

6   Unknown

7   Unknown

8   Unknown

9   Unknown

10 Unknown

11 Unknown

12 Unknown

13 Unknown

14 Unknown

15 Bejarano, Tiofilo                                                                                                      28 Feb 1946

16 Unknown

17 Unknown

18 Unknown

19 Unknown

20 Bejarano                                                                 1870                                        1914

21 Unknown

22 Unknown

23 Unknown

24 Unknown

 

 

Row D

 

1   Unknown

2   Unknown

3   Unknown

4   Unknown

5   Unknown

6   Unknown

7   Unknown

8   Unknown

9   Unknown

10 Unknown

10 Unknown

11 Unknown

12 Unknown

13 Unknown

14 Unknown

15 Unknown

16 Unknown

17 Unknown

 

Row E

 

1 Rodriguez, Stella C.                                       24 Sept 1951                                       8 Sept 1967

2 Rodriguez, Domingo C                                              1954                                                    1954

3   Unknown

4   Unknown

5   Unknown

6   Unknown

7   Unknown

8   Unknown

9   Unknown

10 Unknown

11 Unknown

12 Unknown

13 Unknown

13 Unknown

14 Unknown

15 Unknown

16 Unknown

17 Unknown

18 Unknown

19 Unknown

20 Villalba

21 Rodriguez, Pomposa Gomez

22 Unknown

23 Unknown

24 Unknown

25 Unknown

26 Garcia, Jose L                                                         1888                                                    1951

27 Hernandez, Serapio A.                                            2 Oct 1931                                          8 Sept 1953

28 Ramos, Carmen Flores D.                                       8 Jul 1933                                            13 Jul 1959

29 Teodoro

30 Bejarano, Jesus Peru                                               20 Jan 1903                                         19 May 1984

 

Row F

 

1   Unknown

2   Unknown

3   Unknown

4   Unknown

5   Garcia, Rafael J.                                                      24 Oct 1907                                        2 Apr 1983

6   Unknown

7   Unknown

8   Unknown

9   Unknown

10 Unknown

11 Unknown

12 Unknown

13 Unknown

14 Unknown

15 Unknown

16 Unknown

17 Unknown

18 Unknown

19 Unknown

20 Unknown

Notes: Merge Into Row G.

 

 

Virden, New Mex1coMTC

Row G

 

1   Unknown

2   Unknown

3   Unknown

4   Unknown

5   Unknown

6   Unknown

7   Ruiz (Illegible)                                                          4 Nov 1937                                        8, 1937            *1

8   Unknown

9   Unknown

10 Unknown

11 Blank

12 Unknown

13 Unknown

14 Rodriguez, Aurara C.                                               1933                                                    1934

15 Unknown

16 Unknown

17 Unknown

18 Unknown

19 Unknown

20 Unknown

21

22 Unknown

23 Unknown

24 Rodriguez, Ignacio                                                               1876                                        1917

25 Rodriguez, (Illegible)

26 Unknown

27 Unknown

28 Unknown

29 Garcia, Rafael J                                                       24 Oct 1907                            2 Apr 1983        *   2

30 Monares, Ramon H.                                                15 May 1933                           1 Jan 1963

31 Garcia, Asencion J.                                                  15 Aug 1922                            21 Aug 1970

32 Villa, Hilario R.                                                        1906                                        1971

33 Vasquez, Francisco P.                                             10 Feb 1928                            10 Dec 1981

34 B Lank

35 Radriguez, Pedro V.                                                1 Feb 1910                              22 Feb 1985

Notes:*1 Headstone Reads: Ruiz Nacio 4 Nov 1937Fayecio Dia 8 1937

          *2 See Row F Grave 5Also: Garcia, Rafael J. Br. 24 Oct 1907  Dth 2 Apr 1983.

 

 

Virden, New Mexico MTC

 Row H

 

1   Unknown

2   Unknown

3   Unknown

4   Unknown

5   Unknown

6   Romero, Antonia B.

7   A V R

8   A V R

9   Unknown

10 Unknown.

11 Unknown

12 Gonzales.Noroberta                                                8 Oct 1935                                          28 Dec 1936

13 Romero

14 Unknown

15 Unknown

16 Unknown

17 Unknown

18 Unknown

19 Unknown

20 Unknown

21 Unknown

22 Unknown

23 Unknown

24 Unknown

25 Unknown

26 Rodriguez, Leonor P.                                               6 Feb 1907                                          30 Sept 1933

27 Peru.Roque                                                                                                              22 Feb 1934

28 Romero, Amad

29 Peru, Doroteo G.                                                     6 Feb 1922                                          14 Feb 1939

30 Peru, Enicacio "Nick"                                              12 Oct 1899                                        7 Jul 1965

31 Ruiz, Alcaria P. 1880 1969

32 Ruiz, Thomas P.                                                      55 Yrs Old                                           1969

33 Ruiz.Pablop                                                             1912                                                    1974

34 Ruiz.Brunor                                                                         12 Dec 1880                                        15 Mar 1976

35 Rodrigues, Frank C.                                                4 Oct 1937                                          21 Aug 1975

36 Blank



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