Ramon VILLARREAL TREVINO 1910-1973

Photo of Ramon VILLARREAL TREVINO.
Map of Guerrero Viejo, Tamaulipas, Mexico.
Map of Guerrero Viejo, Tamaulipas, Mexico.
Map, closer view of Guerrero Viejo and Nuevo Cuidad Guerrero, Tamaulipas, Mexico.
Map, closer view of Guerrero Viejo and Nuevo Ciudad Guerrero, Tamaulipas, Mexico.

Ramon VILLARREAL TREVINO was born February 12, 1910 at Calle Jimenes in Guerrero, Tamaulipas, Mexico, record entry #27.
His parents were Arnulfo VILLARREAL and Manuela TREVINO. Witnesses were Luis VOLPE single proprietor and Martin GARCIA married farmer.

Birth record of Ramon VILLARREAL TREVINO.
Birth record of Ramon VILLARREAL TREVINO.

Ramon was baptized March 30, 1910 in Guerrero parish, Tamaulipas, Mexico, record entry #646.
His parents were Arnulfo VILLARREAL and Manuela TREVINO. His padrinos were Agustin VILLARREAL and Juana VILLARREAL.

Baptism record of Ramon VILLARREAL TREVINO.
Baptism record of Ramon VILLARREAL TREVINO.
Ramon with his father Arnulfo, mother Manuela and sister Matilde, about 1912 or 1913.
Ramon with his father Arnulfo, mother Manuela and sister Matilde, about 1912 or 1913.
Animated clip of Ramon from his family photo.
Animated clip of Ramon from his family photo.

Ramon crossed the U.S./Mexico border November 08, 1926 in Laredo, Texas. No number on non-statistical card.

Non-statistical card,  November 08, 1926.
Non-statistical card, November 08, 1926.

Ramon and his father Arnulfo immigrated across the U.S./Mexico border November 15, 1926 through the Laredo, Texas footbridge, manifest card #10445.
Ramon is described as 5 foot 8 inches, fair complected, red hair, brown eyes. Their destination was Mirando City, Texas. Note on the back of card, issued Visa No. 5353, NL, Mex.

Manifest card #10445, November 15, 1926.
Manifest card #10445, November 15, 1926.

View also the statistical card dated November 15, 1926.

Statistical card, November 15, 1926.
Statistical card, November 15, 1926.

In the 1930 U.S. Census, Ramon 20 lived in Section #10 of the London Community south of Corpus Christi, Texas with his parents and siblings Matilda 18, Maria 16, Narcisa 14, Augustine 11, Josefa 8 and Arnulfo Jr 4. Entries begin line 22.
Also, note the William F.L. Lehman family’s household, wife Anna and sons C.L., E.O. and a pair of newborn twins who had not yet been named. Entries begin line 16.
Ramon would eventually marry Maria RODELA PENA who worked as a kitchen maid at the Lehman’s ranch and commissary.

1930 U.S. Census for Arnulfo VILLARREAL and family.
1930 U.S. Census for Arnulfo VILLARREAL and family.
Animated clip of Ramon VILLARREAL TREVINO.
Second animated clip of Ramon VILLARREAL TREVINO.

Written on the back of this photo by Ramon, dedicated to Maria RODELA:
2-24-34 Corpus Christi, Tex. Srita. Maria M.R. Dedicado este umilde retrato a quienes tanto amo y jamas olvidare, quedo de ti tu cincero amante, atts y S.S.S. Ramon Villarreal.
Nunca te olvides de tu pobre amante que te amara basta el murir. RV.

Ramon VILLARREAL was 24 in this postcard dated February 24, 1934.
Ramon VILLARREAL, inscription dated February 24, 1934.

Ramon and Maria RODELA PENA were married February 19, 1939 in Nueces County,record #1939017043, filed February 11, 1939.

Marriage record #17043, February 19, 1939.
Marriage record #17043, February 19, 1939.
Ramon and Maria on their wedding day, shown here with flower girl, niece Elva TREVINO RODELA.
Ramon and Maria with flower girl, niece Elva TREVINO RODELA.

In the 1940 U.S. Census, Ramon and Maria lived at 8 Chapman Road in Nueces County, Texas, next door to Ramon’s parents Arnulfo and Manuela. Entries begin line 42.

1940 U.S. Census for Ramon and Maria.
1940 U.S. Census for Ramon and Maria.

In the Corpus Christi city directory 1946, Raymond carpenter for 3 years, and Mary lived at 1332 Cenizo.

Corpus Christi city directory 1946, pages 748 and 749.
Corpus Christi city directory 1946, pages 748 and 749.

In the Corpus Christi, Texas city directory 1948, Ramon stockman at Gulf Plumbing Co. 4 years, and Maria lived at 1315 Maguey Street. On the directory page 2061, Raymond is listed as a Maguey Street resident.

Corpus Christi city directory 1948, pages 796 and 797.
Corpus Christi city directory 1948, pages 796 and 797.
Corpus Christi city directory 1948, pages 2060 and 2061.
Corpus Christi city directory 1948, pages 2060 and 2061.

View a news article about an auto accident December 16, 1952 in which Ramon is identified as one of the drivers.

Page from the Corpus Christi Times, Tuesday Dec. 16, 1952.
Page from the Corpus Christi Times, Tuesday Dec. 16, 1952.

Ramon’s petition for naturalization was granted on March 25, 1955 in Corpus Christi, Texas document #3239, first and second page.
He went by Ramon Trevino VILLARREAL, 45 and had a ruddy complexion, brown eyes and red hair. Witnesses for the affidavit were Adan RODRIGUEZ GUZMAN and John GERNIOTTIS.

Ramon and Maria in the naturalization office, 1955.
Ramon and Maria in the naturalization office, 1955.
Petition for naturalization, page 1.
Petition for naturalization, page 1.
Petition for naturalization, page 2.
Petition for naturalization, page 2.

In the Corpus Christi, Texas city directory 1956, Ramon P. mach, and Mary R lived at 1315 Maguey Street, but is also listed as Raymond jan CC Town Club, residing at 1315 Maguey. On the directory page 193, Ramon P. is a Maguey Street resident, phone number TU 3-9894.

Corpus Christi city directory 1956, pages 192 and 193.
Corpus Christi city directory 1956, pages 192 and 193.
Corpus Christi city directory 1956, pages 666 and 667.
Corpus Christi city directory 1956, pages 666 and 667.

In the Corpus Christi, Texas city directory 1958, Ramon P mtcemn CC Town Club, and Mary lived at 1315 Maguey Street.

Corpus Christi city directory 1958, pages 538 and 539.
Corpus Christi city directory 1958, pages 538 and 539.

In the Corpus Christi, Texas city directory 1959, Ramon P mtcemn CC Town Club, and Mary lived at 1315 Maguey Street. On the directory page 182, Ramon P. is a Maguey Street resident.

Corpus Christi city directory 1959, pages 182 and 183.
Corpus Christi city directory 1959, pages 182 and 183.
Corpus Christi city directory 1959, pages 538 and 539.
Corpus Christi city directory 1959, pages 538 and 539.

In the Corpus Christi, Texas city directory 1960, Ramon Q. bldg supt CC Town Club, and Mary lived at 1315 Maguey Street. On the directory page 198, Ramon Q. is a Maguey Street resident.

Corpus Christi city directory 1960, pages 198 and 199.
Corpus Christi city directory 1960, pages 198 and 199.
Corpus Christi city directory 1960, pages 588 and 589.
Corpus Christi city directory 1960, pages 588 and 589.
Ramon VILLARREAL with the family car, 1958 Plymouth.
Ramon VILLARREAL with the family car, 1958 Plymouth.
Ramon VILLARREAL TREVINO.
Ramon VILLARREAL TREVINO.

Ramon died February 09, 1973 during operative repair of coronary artery disease in Corpus Christi, Texas, certificate #14261.
He resided at 1315 Maguey Street, 62 years old and worked as maintenance for the Corpus Christi Town Club. His wife Maria R. VILLARREAL was the informant.
Ramon was buried at Rose Hill Memorial Park in Corpus Christi, Texas on February 12, 1973.

Corpus Christi, Texas, certificate #14261.
Corpus Christi, Texas, death certificate #14261.
Ramon was buried at Rose Hill Memorial Park in Corpus Christi, Texas.

Gravestone where Ramon is buried at Rose Hill Memorial Park in Corpus Christi, Texas.