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Duval County Cemeteries

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Lopez Cemetery—located east of Benavides, Duval County, Texas

Picture taken by Alvaro Lopez—December, 1996

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Below is a list of all known cemeteries in Duval County, Texas and there approximate location.

If anyone has more information on Duval County cemeteries or is willing to gather information on cemeteries, please e-mail me.  Lists of gravestone inscriptions are a great help for researchers, so if you have this information on any of the cemeteries below, or are willing to gather this information, it would be a great help.   Thanks.

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If the name of the cemetery appears in blue, click on it to go to a listing of gravestone inscriptions for that cemetery.

  • ALANIZ CEMETERY—Approximately 10 miles east of Freer on south side of highway 44. For map go here
    BAZAN CEMETERY—Approximately 5 miles east of Benavides on FM2295. For map go
    here

    BENAVIDES CEMETERY ---Located at the corner of Palacios St. and Depot St.
    BESS CEMETERY---Approximately 16 miles north of San Diego on County Road 109.
    BUENA VISTA CEMETERY—13 miles east of Freer on south side of highway 44. For map go here
    BURCHETT CEMETERY --- South of San Diego
    CAMPOS CEMETERY—Approximately 10 miles north of Freer on west side of highway 59. For map go here
    CANTU CEMETERY—Approximately 16 miles east of Freer on south side of highway 44. For map go here
    CASAS CEMETERY—5 miles east of Benavides on FM2295 at San Jose. For map go here
    CONCEPCION CEMETERY—14 miles east of Realitos on FM716 at Conception. For map go here
    COPITA CEMETERY—Approximately 8 miles south of Conception on FM 1329. For map go here
    GARCIA CEMETERY—10 miles east of Benavides on FM2295. Close to county line. For map go here
    GARCIA CEMETERY--16 miles east of Realitos on FM716 near Conception.
    GARCIA CEMETERY—Approximately 20 miles north of Freer on east side of highway 59. For map go here
    GONZALEZ CEMETERY—17 miles south of Benavides on FM1329 south of Rios. For map go here
    GONZALES CEMETERY---22 miles south of Benavides, about 1/2 block from SAENZ CEMETERY.
    GUERRA CEMETERY—Approximately 6 miles north of Benavides on FM339. For map go here
    HAHL MEMORIAL CEMETERY—2 miles north of Freer on east side of Highway 16. More on this cemetery here
    HINOJOSA CEMETERY—8 miles north of Benavides on east side of highway 359. For map go here
    LAS PIERDITAS CEMETERY-approx. 3 1/2 miles east of Freer on highway 44.
    LA MURALLA RANCH CEMETERY--location unknown
    LONGORIA CEMETERY—8 miles north of Benavides on east side of highway 359. For map go here
    LOPEZ CEMETERY—5 miles east of Benavides on FM2295 at San Jose(see picture above)
    MOTA DE OLMAS CEMETERY ---- 4 miles east of Benavides. For map go here
    PENA CEMETERY—Approximately 12 miles east of Freer on south side of highway 44. For map go here
    PEREZ CEMETERY---Originally called Mendez Cemetery, located 4 miles south of Ruiz Cemetery.
    PEREZ CEMETERY—Approximately 14 miles east of Realitos on FM716 near Conception. For map go here
    PEREZ CEMETERY—12 miles east of Benavides near county line.
    PEREZ CEMETERY—25 miles NE of Freer near NE corner of Duval Co. For map go here
    PILA BLANCA CEMETERY---
    RAMIREZ CEMETERY—17 miles south of Benavides on west side of FM road 339. For map go here
    RAMIREZ CEMETERY—Approximately 10 miles east of Benavides on FM2295. For map go here
    RAMOS CEMETERY—Approximately 20 miles south of Benavides on FM339. For map go here
    RANGEL CEMETERY—Approximately 14 miles east of Freer on north side of highway 44. For map go here
    REALITOS CEMETERY—14 miles north of Hebbronville on east side of highway 359. Just north of Realitos.
    REYES CEMETERY—Approximately 14 miles east of Freer on north side of highway 44. For map go here
    RUIZ CEMETERY—8 miles east of Freer on highway 44. For map go here
    SAENZ CEMETERY--22 miles south of San Diego and about 1.5 miles north of Cruz Calle.
    SAN DIEGO CEMETERY--San Diego, Texas (Although the San Diego City Cemetery is in the city of San Diego, the Duval county seat, it is actually in Jim Wells Co. The Jim Wells county line runs through the east side of San Diego. The cemetery, on the east side of San Diego, falls within the Jim Wells line. I listed it here in Duval Co. Cemeteries for the convenience of those searching for their San Diego ancestors.)
    SAN ISIDRO CEMETERY—5 miles north of Benavides on north side of FM339. For map go here
    SAN JOSE CEMETERY—5 miles east of Benavides on FM2295. For map go here
    SAN JOSE CEMETERY—Approximately 25 miles NE of Freer just south of the NE corner of Duval Co. For map go here
    SAN MANUEL CEMETERY ---  At Conception, Texas.
    SANTO NINO CEMETERY—14 miles SE of Benavides near Rios. For map go here
    SEGURA-SAENZ CEMETERY—Approximately 6 miles north of Benavides on east side of highway 369. For map go here
    SEPULVEDA CEMETERY—6 miles west of San Diego on highway 44. For map go here
    TINNEY PIEDRA PINTOS CEMETERY—approx. 3 miles north of Benavides. For map and 1 grave go here
    VALADEZ CEMETERY—18 miles south of San Diego on FM1329. For map go here
    VALERIO CEMETERY---in La Rosita, just east of the Pena Cemetery.
    VELAS CEMETERY—near Conception on FM716. For map go here
    VERA CRUZ CEMETERY—17 miles south of San Diego on FM1329. Map and 1 grave
    VICINITY CEMETERY—15 miles south of Benavides on FM339. For map go here

Some cemetery GPS coordinates:

Bess Church Cemetery (Duval CR 103)                27` 58' 45"N and 98` 14' 47"W
Bess Cemetery (Lasos ranch off CR 103)             27` 58' 42"N and 98` 15' 09"W
San Diego Cemetery                                          27` 45' 59"N and 98` 13' 27"W
Juan de Dios Rodriguez Cemetery                       28` 01' 45"N and 98` 13' 25"W
  (this last one in NW Jim Wells Co., west of Rancho de la Parrita)

from Chris Kneupper

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