RODELA-PENA Descendants

Image of Benito RODELA SALINAS and Viviana PENA GUERRERO on descendant's page.

Descendants of Benito RODELA SALINAS and Viviana PENA GUERRERO

1. Andres 1903-1906

2. Viviana Carmen 1905-1929 and descendants,
Irene 1928-2011 and
Ismeal Rodolfo April 1929-September 1929.

3. Andres 1908-1993

4. Jose 1910-between 1910 and 1915

5. Ana Maria 1911-2006 and descendants,
Maria Elva 1935-1995 and
Elva’s descendant Maritza 1963-2018, and
Elio 1942-1943.

6. Trinidad 1914-2013

7. Guadalupe 1915-1936

8. Maria 1918-2016

9. Jose 1921

In these records, San Pedro parish includes the mountain village of Hacienda del Potrero and the nearest township of Villaldama, Nuevo Leon, Mexico.


1. Andres RODELA PENA 1903-1906

Andres RODELA PENA was born December 21, 1903 in Villaldama, Nuevo Leon, Mexico record entry #02.
He was the first son named Andres for parents Benito RODELA and Viviana PENA from the Hacienda del Potrero. His grandparents were Andres RODELA and Agapita SALINAS, and Prajediz PENA and Paula GUERRERO.

Birth record for Andres RODELA PENA.
Birth record for Andres RODELA PENA born 1903.

Andres was baptized March 03, 1904 in the parish church of Villaldama, Nuevo Leon, Mexico record entry #57.
His birthdate is listed as October 08, 1903, and his parents were Benito RODELA and Bibiana PENA. His padrinos were Andres ALVARADO and Ygnacia GONZALEZ.          

Baptism record for Andres RODELA PENA.
Baptism record for Andres RODELA PENA born 1903.

Andres was confirmed March 21-23, 1904 in Villaldama, Nuevo Leon, Mexico record entry #331.
His parents were Benito RODELA and Bibiana PENA. His padrino was Albino Gonzalez.
Also, view notations on the beginning and ending pages of this section of confirmations made by the parish priests.

Confirmation record for Andres RODELA PENA born 1903.
Confirmation record for Andres RODELA PENA born 1903.
Page from book of Confirmation records, page 194.
Page from book of Confirmation records, page 194.
Page from book of Confirmation records, page 213.
Page from book of Confirmation records, page 213.

Andres died October 02, 1906 at the Hacienda del Potrero, Nuevo Leon, Mexico record entry #133.
His parents were Benito RODELA and Viviana PENA. He died of tuberculosis at 2 years, nine months, and eleven days.
He is buried in the local cemetery.

Death record of Andres RODELA PENA.
Death record of Andres RODELA PENA.
Benito and Viviana with deceased first child Andres, 1906.

Benito and Viviana with deceased first child Andres, 1906.

View Andres’ records transcribed in Spanish and translated into English in a pdf document.


2. Viviana Carmen RODELA PENA 1905-1929
Image of Carmen RODELA PENA, 13 years.
Image of Carmen RODELA PENA in 1919, 13 years.

Viviana RODELA PENA was born November 05, 1905 in Villaldama, Nuevo Leon, Mexico record entry #245.
Her parents were Benito RODELA and Viviana PENA. Her grandparents were Andres RODELA and Agapita SALINAS, and Pragedis PENA and Paula GUERRERO, deceased in 1905.
Viviana was later baptized as Carmen.

Birth record for Carmen (Viviana) RODELA PENA.
Birth record for Viviana (Carmen) RODELA PENA.

Carmen RODELA PENA was baptized April 11, 1906 in Nuevo Laredo parish, Tamaulipas, Mexico record entry #269. Her birthdate was listed as September 13, 1905.
Her parents were Benito RODELA and Viviana PENA. Her padrinos were Francisco and Damiana RODELA.

Baptism record for Carmen RODELA PENA.
Baptism record for Carmen RODELA PENA.

Carmen crossed the U.S./Mexico border August 05, 1915 at the Laredo, Texas footbridge, non-statistical card #2558.
She was 9 years old, going to Moore, TX with her parents and three siblings.

Non-statistical card #2558, August 05, 1915.
Non-statistical card #2558, August 05, 1915.

Carmen immigrated from Mexico to the U.S. July 18, 1919 through Laredo, Texas, manifest card #1601.
She was 13, going to Laredo, Tex. with her family. Back of card shows a notification of her death in December 1930 in Corpus, Tex., by her brother Andres RODELA November 06, 1930.

Manifest card #1601, July 18, 1919.
Manifest card #1601, July 18, 1919.

View her manifest #1601 for more information.

Manifest #1601, July 18, 1919.
Manifest #1601, July 18, 1919.

In the 1920 U.S. census, Carma lived in Frio County, Texas, in the household of her father Benito RODELA. Entries begin on line 84.

1920 U.S. Census for Benito RODELA SALINAS.
1920 U.S. Census for Benito RODELA SALINAS.

Carmen and Vicente DURAN VASQUEZ were engaged September 02, 1926 in Villaldama, Nuevo Leon, Mexico record entry #69.
Carmen’s parents were Benito RODELA and Viviana PENA, deceased in 1926.
Vicente was 19 born about 1907, and his parents were Jesus DURAN and Plutarca VASQUEZ.

Carmen and Vicente DURAN VASQUEZ were engaged September 02, 1926.
Carmen and Vicente DURAN VASQUEZ were engaged September 02, 1926.

Carmen and Vicente were married October 02, 1926 at the Hacienda del Potrero, Nuevo Leon, Mexico record entry #81, first and second page.
The civil ceremony was performed at the home of her grandfather Andres RODELA.

Carmen and Vicente DURAN VASQUEZ were married October 02, 1926, first page.
Carmen and Vicente DURAN VASQUEZ were married October 02, 1926, first page.
Carmen and Vicente DURAN VASQUEZ were married October 02, 1926, second page.
Carmen and Vicente DURAN VASQUEZ were married October 02, 1926, second page.

Carmen crossed the U.S./Mexico border December 14, 1929 at Laredo, Texas, manifest card #18394.
She was traveling with her husband Vicente and daughter Irene.

Manifest card #18394, December 14, 1929.
Manifest card #18394, December 14, 1929.

View the statistical card for the same date.

Statistical card #18394, December 14, 1929.
Statistical card #18394, December 14, 1929.

Carmel died December 22, 1929 in Corpus Christi, Texas, certificate #60857.
She died of pellagra and her parents were Benito RODELA and Viviana PENA. Her birthdate was listed as January 1904, she was married and resided at 735 13th Street.

Death certificate for Carmen RODELA PENA.
Death certificate for Carmen RODELA PENA.

Carmen was buried at Holy Cross Cemetery, Section J Row 27, Corpus Christi, Texas on December 23, 1929.

Gravestone of Carmen RODELA DURAN.
Gravestone of Carmen RODELA DURAN.

Carmen’s gravesite can be located at Findagrave.com, memorial #95113426.

View Carmen’s records transcribed in Spanish and translated into English in a pdf document.

Descendants of Carmen RODELA PENA and
Vicente DURAN VASQUEZ

Image of Irene DURAN RODELA.
Image of Irene DURAN RODELA.

1. Irene DURAN RODELA was born January 21, 1928 at the Hacienda Del Potrero, Nuevo Leon, Mexico record entry #23.
Her parents were Vicente DURAN and Carmen RODELA. Her grandparents were Jesus DURAN and Plutarca VASQUEZ, and Benito RODELA and Viviana PENA.

Birth record for Irene DURAN RODELA.
Birth record for Irene DURAN RODELA.

Maria Irene was baptized February 09, 1928 in Villaldama, Nuevo Leon, Mexico record entry #191. Her birthdate was listed as October 20, 1927.
Her parents were Vicente DURAN and Carmen RODELA. Her padrinos were Angel and Guadalupe ALVARADO.

Baptism record for Irene DURAN RODELA.
Baptism record for Irene DURAN RODELA.

Irene crossed December 14, 1929 at Laredo, Texas, card #18396.
She was 1 year old and her parents were going to Corpus Christi, Texas.

Manifest card #18396, December 14, 1929.
Manifest card #18396, December 14, 1929.

In the 1930 U.S. census, Irene lived in London Community, Nueces County, Texas, in the household of her uncle Andres RODELA. Entries begin line 23.

1930 U.S. Census for Andres RODELA PENA.
1930 U.S. Census for Andres RODELA PENA.

In the 1940 U.S. census, Irene lived in Nueces County, Texas, in the household of her married uncle Vicente Baldemar TREVINO and aunt Ana Maria RODELA. Entries begin line 31.

1940 U.S. Census for Baldemar TREVINO.
1940 U.S. Census for Baldemar TREVINO.

Irene was raised by her maiden aunt Trinidad RODELA PENA in Houston, Texas.

Image of Irene DURAN RODELA, Trinidad RODELA PENA and niece.
Image of Irene DURAN RODELA, Trinidad RODELA PENA and niece.

Irene died June 26, 2011 in Houston, Texas at the age of 84 years.
She was buried at Forest Park Cemetery, Houston, Texas.

View Irene’s memorial page at FindaGrave.com, memorial ID #75850532.

Published in Houston Chronicle 02 Sep 2011:
Irene Duran, age 84, passed away June 26, 2011. She is survived by her aunt Trinidad Rodela, and many cousins. Irene is interred at Forest Park Lawndale in Houston, Texas.
May she rest in peace.

View Irene’s documents transcribed in Spanish and translated into English in a pdf document.

2. Ismeal DURAN RODELA was born April 15, 1929, 8 miles Southwest of Corpus Christi, Texas, certificate #34228.
His parents were Viante DURAN and Carmen RODELA. His birth was later registered in Mexico as Rodolfo DURAN RODELA.

Birth certificate for Ismeal DURAN RODELA.
Texas birth certificate for Ismeal DURAN RODELA.

View the 1929 Texas Birth Index page 503 for Ismeal’s entry.

Texas Birth Index 1929, page 503.
Texas Birth Index 1929, page 503.

Rodolfo was born April 30, 1929 at the Hacienda del Potrero, Nuevo Leon, Mexico record entry #110, registered 14 May 1929.
He had previously been registered born in Texas and named Ismeal.
His parents were Vicente DURAN and Carmen RODELA. His grandparents were Jesus DURAN and Plutarca VASQUEZ, and Benito RODELA and Viviana PENA.

Mexican birth record for Rodolfo DURAN RODELA.
Mexican birth record for Rodolfo DURAN RODELA.

Ismeal Rodolfo crossed from Nuevo Leon, Mexico to Nueces County, Texas with his parents between May 14, 1929 and September 21, 1929.

Rudalfo died September 21, 1929 at London Farm, Nueces County, Texas, certificate #46144. His birthdate was listed as 15 Apr 1929.
His parents were Bicente DURAN and Carmen RODELAS. Rudalfo died of dysentery at 5 months and 6 days old.
He was buried at Holy Cross Cemetery, Corpus Christi, Texas on September 22, 1929.

Texas Death certificate for Rudalfo DURAN RODELA.
Texas Death certificate for Rudalfo DURAN RODELA.

View the 1929 Texas Death Index page 6908 for Rudolfo’s entry.

Texas Death Index 1903-1940, page 6908.
Texas Death Index 1903-1940, page 6908.

View Ismeal Rodolfo’s documents transcribed in Spanish and translated into English in a pdf document.


3. Andres RODELA PENA 1908-1993
Image of Andres RODELA PENA.
Image of Andres RODELA PENA in 1919, 11 years.

Andres RODELA PENA was born January 22, 1908 at the Hacienda del Potrero, Nuevo Leon, Mexico record entry #31, first and second page, registered 29 Jan 1908.
He was the second son named Andres for his parents Benito RODELA and Viviana PENA. His grandparents were Andres RODELA and Agapita SALINAS, and Pragedis PENA and Paula GUERRERO, deceased in 1908.
His padrinos were Francisco RODELA, married, and Jose Maria SANTOS, single.

Birth record of Andres RODELA PENA, first page.
Birth record of Andres RODELA PENA, first page.
Birth record of Andres RODELA PENA, second page.
Birth record of Andres RODELA PENA, second page.

Andres was baptized February 04, 1908 in San Pedro parish, Villaldama, Nuevo Leon, Mexico record entry #04. His birthdate was listed as September 07, 1907.
His parents were Benito RODELA and Viviana PENA. His grandparents were Andres RODELA and Agapita SALINAS, and Pragedis PENA and Paula GUERRERO. His padrinos were Albino FELLES and Policarpa RODRIGUES.

Baptism record for Andres RODELA PENA.
Baptism record for Andres RODELA PENA.

Andres was confirmed March 7-12, 1909 in San Pedro parish, Nuevo Leon, Mexico, record entry fourteenth on the left page.
His parents were Benito RODELA and Viviana PENA. His padrino was Reinaldo TREVINO.

Confirmation record of Andres RODELA PENA.
Confirmation record of Andres RODELA PENA.

Two pages from the Confirmation book, include notations at the beginning and ending of the March 1909 records.

Confirmation book 1909 image 226, page 213.
Confirmation book 1909 image 226, page 213.
Confirmation book 1909 image 245, page 10.
Confirmation book 1909 image 245, page 10.

Andres crossed the U.S./Mexico border August 05, 1915 at the Laredo, Texas footbridge, card #2556.
He was 7 years old and going to Moore, Tex with his parents and three siblings.

Non-statistical card #2556, August 05, 1915.
Non-statistical card #2556, August 05, 1915.

Andres immigrated from Mexico to the U.S. July 18, 1919 through Laredo, Texas, manifest card #1602.
He was 12 and going to Laredo, Tex. with his parents and five siblings.
Back of card reads, “N” November 06, 1930, H January 31, 1935, Verif. for bcc to Houston July 25, 1945 mh.
View the manifest #1602 for more information.

Manifest card #1602, July 18, 1919.
Manifest card #1602, July 18, 1919.
Manifest #1602, July 18, 1919.
Manifest #1602, July 18, 1919.

In the 1920 U.S. census, Andres lived in Frio County, Texas, in the household of his father Benito RODELA. Entries begin on line 84.

1920 U.S. Census for Benito RODELA SALINAS.
1920 U.S. Census for Benito RODELA SALINAS.
Andres played baseball for Nueva Rosita, Coahuila, Mexico. Top, second on the left.
Andres played baseball for Nueva Rosita, Coahuila, Mexico. Top, second on the left.

In the 1930 U.S. census, Andres RODELLA lived in London community, Nueces County, Texas, with his younger siblings Ana 17, Trinidad 15, Guadalupe 13, and niece Irene DURAN 2. Entries begin line 23.

1930 U.S. Census for Andres RODELA PENA.
1930 U.S. Census for Andres RODELA PENA.
Andres RODELA PENA.
Andres RODELA PENA.

Andres married Tomasa ACUNA July 06, 1938 in Nueces County, Texas, certificate #1938016306.

In the 1940 U.S. census, Andres and Tomasa lived on 2925 Marguerite Street, Corpus Christi, Texas, with their son Andres Jr. 6 months old in the household of Tomasa’s father Ynacio ACUNA. Entries begin line 64.

1940 U.S. Census for Andres RODELA PENA.
1940 U.S. Census for Andres RODELA PENA.

In the Corpus Christi, Texas city directory 1940, Andres laborer 1 year, lived with Tomas A at 2925 Marguerite Street.

Corpus Christi, Texas city directory 1940, pages 432 and 433.
Corpus Christi, Texas city directory 1940, pages 432 and 433.

In the Corpus Christi, Texas city directory 1941, Andres truck driver 1 year, lived with Tomasa at 2925 Marguerite Street.

Corpus Christi, Texas city directory 1941, pages 512 and 513.
Corpus Christi, Texas city directory 1941, pages 512 and 513.

In the Corpus Christi, Texas city directory 1944, Andres laborer 1 year, lived with Tomasa at 1105 Sabinas Street.

Corpus Christi, Texas city directory 1944, pages 510 and 511.
Corpus Christi, Texas city directory 1944, pages 510 and 511.

Andres crossed the U.S./Mexico border August 12, 1945 at Hidalgo, Texas, filing card #397.

Filing card #397, August 12, 1945.
Filing card #397, August 12, 1945.

Andres crossed the U.S./Mexico border March 12, 1948 at Laredo, Texas, manifest card #5557. His birthdate was listed as January 29, 1908.
Andres was 40 and occupied as a Plater. His last residence was 511 N. Velasco, Houston, Texas.

Manifest card #5557, March 12, 1948.
Manifest card #5557, March 12, 1948.

Andres married Hilaria MARTINEZ on July 04, 1969 and divorced Hilaria on November 05, 1974 in Harris County, Texas.
Hilaria was born about 1938.

Andres died on December 22, 1993 in Houston, Texas, certificate #101942, filed in Pasadena, Texas January 27, 1994. His birthdate was listed as January 29, 1908.

View Andres’s documents transcribed in Spanish and translated into English in a pdf document.


4. Jose RODELA PENA 1910-?

Jose RODELA PENA was born January 18, 1910 at the Hacienda del Potrero, Nuevo Leon, Mexico record entry #31.
He was the first child named Jose for parents Benito RODELA and Viviana PENA. His grandparents were Andres RODELA and Agapita SALINAS, and Pragedis PENA and Paula GUERRERO, deceased in 1910.

Birth record of Jose RODELA PENA.
Birth record of Jose RODELA PENA.

Jose was baptized January 26, 1910 in San Pedro parish, Villaldama, Nuevo Leon, Mexico record entry #03. His birthdate was listed as December 18, 1909.
His parents were Benito RODELA and Viviana PENA. His grandparents were Andres RODELA and Agapita SALINAS, and Pragedis PENA and Paula GUERRERO. His padrinos were Genaro FLORES and Dominga MEDINA.

Baptism record of Jose RODELA PENA.
Baptism record of Jose RODELA PENA.

Jose was confirmed April 13, 1910 in San Pedro parish, Villaldama, Nuevo Leon, Mexico record entry #239.
His parents were Benito RODELA and Viviana PENA. His padrino was Ciprian SALINAS.

Confirmation record of Jose RODELA PENA.
Confirmation record of Jose RODELA PENA.

Jose died between April 13, 1910, the day he was confirmed, and August 05, 1915, the next available record showing his family crossing the U.S./Mexico border.

View Jose’s documents transcribed in Spanish and translated into English in a pdf document.


5. Ana Maria RODELA PENA 1911-2006
Photo of Ana Maria RODELA PENA in 1919, 8 years.
Photo of Ana Maria RODELA PENA in 1919, 8 years.

Ana Maria RODELA PENA was born November 04, 1911 at the Hacienda del Potrero, Nuevo Leon, Mexico record entry #165.
Ana Maria was the third living child when her birth was registered July 19, 1929 in Villaldama, Nuevo Leon.
Her father Benito RODELA was 45 years old and widowed from Viviana PENA. Her grandparents were Andres RODELA and Agapita SALINAS, deceased in 1929, and Prajedis PENA and Paula GUERRERO, both deceased in 1929.

Birth record for Ana Maria RODELA PENA.
Birth record for Ana Maria RODELA PENA.

Ana was baptized January 05, 1912 in San Pedro parish, Villaldama, Nuevo Leon, Mexico record entry #02.
Her parents were Benito RODELA and Viviana PENA. Her grandparents were Andres and Agapita SALINAS, and Prajedis and Paula GUERRERO.
Her padrinos were Enrique and Octavia LARA.

Baptism record for Ana Maria RODELA PENA.
Baptism record for Ana Maria RODELA PENA.

Anita crossed the U.S./Mexico border August 05, 1915 at the Laredo, Texas footbridge, non-statistical card #2555.
She was 5 years old, going to Moore, Tex. with her parents and three siblings.

Non-statistical card #2555, August 05, 1915.
Non-statistical card #2555, August 05, 1915.

Anita immigrated from Mexico to the U.S. July 18, 1919 through Laredo, Texas, manifest card #1603.
She was 7 years old, going to Laredo, Tex. with her parents and five siblings.
View her manifest #1603 for more information.

Manifest card #1603, July 18, 1919.
Manifest card #1603, July 18, 1919.
Manifest #1603, July 18, 1919.
Manifest #1603, July 18, 1919.

In the 1920 U.S. census, Anna lived in Frio County, Texas, in the household of her father Benito RODELA.  Entries begin on line 84.

1920 U.S. Census for Benito RODELA SALINAS.
1920 U.S. Census for Benito RODELA SALINAS.

Ana was confirmed September 24, 1925 in San Pedro parish, Villaldama, Mexico.
Her parents were Benito and Bibiana PENA. Her madrina was Sara TREVINO. Also, the date June 27, 1921.

Confirmation record for Ana Maria RODELA PENA.
Confirmation record for Ana Maria RODELA PENA.

In the 1930 U.S. census, Ana lived in London community, Nueces County, Texas, in the household of her older brother Andres RODELA. Entries begin line 23.

1930 U.S. Census for Andres RODELA PENA.
1930 U.S. Census for Andres RODELA PENA.

Ana Maria RODELA and Vicente Baldemar TREVINO MUNOZ were married December 06, 1930 in Nueces County, Texas, file #1930010160.

In the 1940 U.S. census, Baldemar TREVINO and wife Ana Maria lived in Nueces County, Texas, with niece Irene DURAN 12, Alva 5, Hector 3, Edemiro 7 months, and sister Trinidad RODELA 26. Entries begin line 31.

1940 U.S. Census for Baldemar TREVINO.
1940 U.S. Census for Baldemar TREVINO.

View Ana Maria’s Resident Alien’s Border Crossing Identification Card from December 06, 1941.

Resident Alien's Border Crossing Identification Card, December 06, 1941.
Resident Alien’s Border Crossing Identification Card, December 06, 1941.
Photo of Ana Maria RODELA PENA in 1941, 30 years.
Photo of Ana Maria RODELA PENA in 1941, 30 years.

In the Corpus Christi, Texas city directory 1958, Valdemar, driver, lived with Anita at 913 Mendoza Street.

Corpus Christi, Texas city directory 1958, pages 522 and 523.
Corpus Christi, Texas city directory 1958, pages 522 and 523.

Ana Maria died May 16, 2006 in Corpus Christi, Texas at the age of 94 years.
She was buried with her husband Vicente Baldemar TREVINO at Rose Hill Memorial Park, Corpus Christi, Texas.

Gravestone of Ana Maria RODELA PENA and Vicente Baldemar TREVINO.
Gravestone of Ana Maria RODELA PENA and Vicente Baldemar TREVINO.

View Ana Maria’s memorial page at FindaGrave.com, memorial ID #87025153.

View Ana Maria’s documents transcribed in Spanish and translated into English in a pdf document.

Descendants of Ana Maria RODELA PENA and
Vicente Baldemar TREVINO MUNOZ

1. Maria Elva TREVINO RODELA was born April 09, 1935 in Taft, San Patricio County, Texas, certificate #34105.
She was the first child for parents Valdemar TREVENIO and Anna Maria RODELBA.

Birth certificate of Elva TREVINO RODELA.
Birth certificate of Elva TREVINO RODELA.

Elva and Manuel G. TUNCHEZ were married October 14, 1960.
Manuel TUNCHEZ was born July 07, 1922 and died May 20, 1995.

Elva died October 16, 1995 in Corpus Christi, Texas.

— Descendants of Elva TREVINO RODELA
and Manuel G. TUNCHEZ

Maritza TUNCHEZ TREVINO was born October 04, 1963.

Image of Maritza TUNCHEZ TREVINO.
Image of Maritza TUNCHEZ TREVINO.

Maritza died October 14, 2018 in Corpus Christi, Texas.

View a tribute to Maritza TUNCHEZ online.

Image of Maritza TUNCHEZ TREVINO from her memorial  tribute.
Image of Maritza TUNCHEZ TREVINO from her memorial tribute.

Maritza Tunchez, age 55, passed away on Sunday, October 14, 2018 at 11 a.m. in Corpus Christi, Texas.
She was born on October 4, 1963 to Manuel “Meme” Tunchez and Elva Trevino Tunchez. Maritza was the owner of Unique Touches. Maritza enjoyed participating in her organization Stop Bullying and loved to decorate and paint furniture. She enjoyed playing Bingo and was involved in politics with her husband David. She will always be remembered for her service in the community, devotion to family, her love for her grandchildren and her big heart for the hungry and poor. Maritza was a loving wife, mother, sister, aunt and grandmother. She is preceded in death by her parents, Elva Trevino Tunchez and Manuel G. Tunchez. Martiza passed away on her mother’s 23rd death anniversary.
Martiza is survived by her husband, David J. Acuna; her children, Eric Lee Tunchez, Elaine Marie Tunchez, Marcus Anthony Tunchez; her brothers, Mario Tunchez, Manuel (Donna) Tunchez, Marvin Tunchez; her grandchildren, Eric Lee Tunchez Jr., Vivianna Margarita Reyes, Austin Tunchez, Brianna Sotello, Princess Tunchez, Nathaniel Tunchez, Michael Zamora Jr., Katalina Grace Tunchez; niece and nephew, Erica Lynn Tunchez, Justin Felix Tunchez; her cats, Christopher, Simon and her dog, Lilly.
Visitation will be held from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. on Wednesday, October 17, 2018 at Corpus Christi Funeral Home with a Rosary to be recited at 7 pm that same evening.
A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, October 18, 2018 at Our Lady of Pilar Catholic Church. Burial to follow at Memory Gardens Cemetery.

2. Elio TREVINO RODELA was born November 13, 1942 in Nueces County, Texas.
View the Texas Birth Index page 2409 for Elio’s entry.
His parents were Vicente Baldemar TREVINO and Anna Maria RODELA.

Texas Birth Index 1942, page 2409.
Texas Birth Index 1942, page 2409.

Elio died February 09, 1943 at the Fred Crook Ranch, Corpus Christi, Texas, certificate #9092.
He died of bronchial pneumonia at two months and twenty-six days old, and his parents were Baldemar TREVINO born in Devine, Texas and Anna Maria RODELA born in Mexico.
Elio was buried at Holy Cross Cemetery in Corpus Christi, Texas.

Texas death certificate for Elio TREVINO RODELA.
Texas death certificate for Elio TREVINO RODELA.

View the Texas Death Index page 5387 for Elio’s entry.

Texas Death Index 1941-1945, page 5387.
Texas Death Index 1941-1945, page 5387.

View Elio’s obituary February 10, 1943 from the Corpus Christi Caller Times.

Obituary clipping for Elio TREVINO.
Obituary clipping for Elio TREVINO.

View Elio’s memorial page at the Find a Grave website, memorial ID #177145723.


6. Trinidad RODELA PENA 1914-2013
Image of Trinidad RODELA PENA.
Image of Trinidad RODELA PENA.

Trinidad RODELA PENA was baptized February 21, 1914 in San Pedro parish, Villaldama, Nuevo Leon, Mexico record entry #62.
She was born April 14, 1913 and her parents were Benito RODELA and Viviana PENA. Her grandparents were Andres and Agapita SALINAS, and Prajedis and Paula GUERRERO.
Her padrinos were Cruz CARDENAS and Juana PENA.

Baptism record of Trinidad RODELA PENA.
Baptism record of Trinidad RODELA PENA.

Trinidad crossed the U.S./Mexico border August 05, 1915 at the Laredo, Texas footbridge, non-statistical card #2554.
She was 3 years old, going to Moore, Tex. with her parents and three siblings.

Non-statistical card #2554, August 05, 1915.
Non-statistical card #2554, August 05, 1915.

Trinidad immigrated from Mexico to the U.S. July 18, 1919 through Laredo, Texas, manifest card #1604.
She was 6 years old, going to Laredo, Tex. with her parents and five siblings.
View her manifest #1604 for more information.

Manifest card #1604, July 18, 1919.
Manifest card #1604, July 18, 1919.
Manifest #1604, July 18, 1919.
Manifest #1604, July 18, 1919.

In the 1920 U.S. census, Trinita lived in Frio County, Texas, in the household of her father Benito RODELA. Entries begin on line 84.

1920 U.S. Census for Benito RODELA SALINAS.
1920 U.S. Census for Benito RODELA SALINAS.

In the 1930 U.S. census, Trinidad lived in London community, Nueces County, Texas, in the household of her older brother Andres RODELA. Entries begin line 23.

1930 U.S. Census for Andres RODELA PENA.
1930 U.S. Census for Andres RODELA PENA.

In the 1940 U.S. census, Trinidad lived in Justice Precinct 1, Nueces County, Texas, in the household of her brother-in-law Baldemar TREVINO. Entries begin line 31.

1940 U.S. Census for Baldemar TREVINO.
1940 U.S. Census for Baldemar TREVINO.

Trinidad worked as a seamstress in Houston, Texas for many years. She remained unmarried and raised her niece Irene DURAN after her sister Carmen RODELA’s death in 1929.

Image of Irene DURAN RODELA and Trinidad RODELA PENA.
Image of Irene DURAN RODELA and Trinidad RODELA PENA.

Trinidad’s petition for naturalization was granted October 13, 1989 in Harris County, Texas, document #75340, first and second page.
View the court receipt from January 27, 1989.

Naturalization document #75340, first page.
Naturalization document #75340, first page.
Naturalization document #75340, second page.
Naturalization document #75340, second page.
Naturalization receipt January 27, 1989.
Naturalization receipt January 27, 1989.

Trinidad died on April 23, 2013 in Houston, Texas at the age of 100 years and 9 days.
She resided at 4612 Floyd Street and was buried at Forest Park Lawndale Cemetery in Houston, Texas on April 29, 2013.

View Trinidad’s memorial page at FindaGrave.com, memorial ID #109747685.

View Trinidad’s documents transcribed in Spanish and translated into English in a pdf document.


7. Guadalupe RODELA PENA 1915-1936

Guadalupe RODELA PENA was born December 12, 1915 at the Hacienda del Potrero, Nuevo Leon, Mexico record entry #164.
Guadalupe was the fourth son when his birth was registered July 19, 1929 in Villaldama.
His father Benito RODELA was 45 years old and widowed from Viviana PENA. Guadalupe’s grandparents were Andres RODELA and Agapita SALINAS, deceased in 1929, and Prajedis PENA and Paula GUERRERO, both deceased in 1929.

Birth record for Guadalupe RODELA PENA.
Birth record for Guadalupe RODELA PENA.

Guadalupe immigrated from Mexico to the U.S. July 18, 1919 through Laredo, Texas, manifest card #1605.
He was 3 years old, going to Laredo, Tex. with his parents and five siblings.
View his manifest #1605 for more information.

Manifest card #1605, July 18, 1919.
Manifest card #1605, July 18, 1919.
Manifest #1605, July 18, 1919.
Manifest #1605, July 18, 1919.

In the 1920 U.S. census, Lupe lived in Frio County, Texas, in the household of his father Benito RODELA.  Entries begin on line 84.

1920 U.S. Census for Benito RODELA SALINAS.
1920 U.S. Census for Benito RODELA SALINAS.

Guadalupe crossed the U.S./Mexico border July 07, 1928 at Laredo, Texas, statistical card #414.
He was 14 years old, going to Corpus C., Tex. with his father Benito. Back of card notes that Guadalupe was certified as tubercular at the Eagle Pass border July 30, 1935.
There is also a manifest card #414 for the same date, front and back of card.

Statistical card #414, July 07, 1928.
Statistical card #414, July 07, 1928.
Manifest card #414, July 07, 1928.
Manifest card #414, July 07, 1928.

In the 1930 U.S. census, Guadalupe lived in London community, Nueces County, Texas, in household of his older brother Andres RODELA. Entries begin line 23.

1930 U.S. Census for Andres RODELA PENA.
1930 U.S. Census for Andres RODELA PENA.

Guadalupe crossed the U.S./Mexico border July 30, 1935 at Eagle Pass, Texas, card #0057.
He was traveling with his uncle Dionicio RODELA. The card is marked, Mnfst. in Misc. or pending file, Excl. 9 ⁄ 9 ⁄ 35.

Manifest card #0057, July 30, 1935.
Manifest card #0057, July 30, 1935.

Guadalupe died October 12, 1936 at the Lehman Ranch about 10 miles South of Corpus Christi, Nueces County, Texas, certificate #51379. He was 20 and died of tuberculosis.
Guadalupe was buried at Holy Cross Cemetery, Corpus Christi, Texas on October 13, 1936.

Death certificate of Guadalupe RODELA PENA.
Death certificate of Guadalupe RODELA PENA.

View the Texas Death Index page 21617 for Guadalupe’s entry.

Texas Death Index 1903-1940, page 21617.
Texas Death Index 1903-1940, page 21617.

View obituary clippings from the Corpus Christi Times, dated October 13, 1936, and October 14, 1936.

Obituary clipping dated October 13, 1936 for Guadalupe RODELA PENA.
Obituary clipping dated October 13, 1936 for Guadalupe RODELA PENA.
Obituary clipping dated October 14, 1936 for Guadalupe RODELA PENA.
Obituary clipping dated October 14, 1936 for Guadalupe RODELA PENA.

View Guadalupe’s memorial page at FindaGrave.com, memorial ID #147497904.

View Guadalupe’s documents transcribed in Spanish and translated into English in a pdf document.


8. Jose RODELA PENA 1921

Jose RODELA PENA was born in 1921 in Frio County, Texas.
He was the second son named Jose for parents Benito RODELA and Viviana PENA.

Jose may have died in 1921 during childbirth or shortly after birth along his mother Viviana.
He and his mother were buried together at the Longview Cemetery in Bigfoot, Frio County, Texas plot #185 .

Gravestone of Viviana PENA GUERRERO and son Jose RODELA PENA.
Gravestone of Viviana PENA GUERRERO and son Jose RODELA PENA.

Click for the burial record of Jose and mother Viviana PENA RODELA in a transcription of records for Longview Cemetery, Bigfoot, Frio County, Texas. File from USGenWeb Archives saved as a pdf in 2015.

Image of first page, Longview Cemetery burial records.
Image of first page, Longview Cemetery burial records.

View Jose’s memorial page on the FindaGrave.com, memorial ID #10388489.