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Refugio Mission - Laborers and Others
1792 to 1796
Excerpt from History of Refugio Mission, William H. Oberste, 1942, p. 272

Source: Copy of the Account of the Mission of Refugio 1792 - 1796


1792 - 1794
"In the course of time Spaniards also settled at the mission, and eventually a small settlement, or pueblo, was established near Refugio.  The very first ones to live at Refugio were the servants of the mission."  Below are the names listed by Oberste as laborers.
Santiago Ramos
Cristobal Mendez
Miguel de los Santos
Jose de los Santos
Dionisio Liendo
Anastasio Ramon
Anastasio Contreras


1792 - 1794
Below are the names listed by Oberste as housekeepers for the fathers
Aunt Galvan
Aunt Angelita


1794 - 1796
Below are the names listed by Oberste as being connected with the mission during this period.
Pedro Ceballos
Jose Antonio Herrera
Manuel, servant
Felipe, servant
Matias, servant
Antonio Garza, tailor
Manuel Villafranco
Alejo Martinez
Bocanegra, blacksmith
Jose Maria Uraga
Diego Herrera
Juan Jose Bueno, artisan
Antonio, artisan
Domingo Gomez, received pay from the missionaries
Ermenegildo Ortiz, received pay from the missionaries
Matias de la Garza, received pay from the missionaries
Maria, domestic staff


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