La Piedad Cemetery,
McAllen, Hidalgo County, Texas


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Photographed, Submitted & © by David M. Habben


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Historic Texas Cemetery
Texas Historical Commission
La Piedad Cemetery
This Burial Ground, Which Predates
McAllen, Likelly Began As A Small Ranch
Cemetery In The 1800s. The Earliest Known
Burial Here, In 1895, Is Of Gertrudis
Cavazos. Most Of The Property Was
Deeded By The Arnold Family; Other
Portions Were Acquired From The City Of
McAllen. Those Interred Here Include
Veterans Of Military Conflicts Dating To
World War I And Veterans Of Foreign
Armies. The Cemetery Features Religious
Iconography, Masonic Grave Markers
And Woodmen of The World Markers.
The Burial Ground Is Cared For By The
Asociacioin Del Cementario La Piedad,
Which Incorporated In 1930, But
Organized Earlier. Today, La Piedad
Cemetery Continues To Serve The
Residents Of McAllen.
Historic Texas Cemetery - 2005
Markers Is Property Of The State Of Texas

Photographed, Submitted & © by David M. Habben


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Photographed, Submitted & © by David M. Habben


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Photographed, Submitted & © by David M. Habben


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Photographed, Submitted & © by David M. Habben


If you know of someone buried in La Piedad Cemetery, have photos and/or obituaries,
or would like to volunteer to photograph, transcribe & submit to us La Piedad Cemetery,
please email me.

 

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