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.
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.
Ramon crossed the U.S./Mexico border November 08, 1926 in Laredo, Texas. No number on non-statistical card.
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.
View also the statistical card dated 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.
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 and Maria RODELA PENA were married February 19, 1939 in Nueces County,record #1939017043, filed February 11, 1939.
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.
In the Corpus Christi city directory 1946, Raymond carpenter for 3 years, and Mary lived at 1332 Cenizo.
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.
View a news article about an auto accident December 16, 1952 in which Ramon is identified as one of the drivers.
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.
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.
In the Corpus Christi, Texas city directory 1958, Ramon P mtcemn CC Town Club, and Mary lived at 1315 Maguey Street.
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.
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.
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.