Esther Camacho made a very good presentation titled "Hidden History Hidalgo Cemetery 1884" for Las Villas del Norte this past Monday. If you missed it make sure to become a member of Las Villas del Norte to watch the video.
This presentation will be of interest to family historians and genealogists alike. Also to anyone interested in the history of Hidalgo County. It will also help you learn of the various documents that you can find about people buried in cemeteries be it either your ancestors or anyone else.
Below is the outline of the video and some comments on each section.
Here is the Outline of the Video and What to Expect
Intro Dialogue (0:10) - Just a quick introduction to the video presentation.
Cemetery Section 1 (2:56) - Esther showed the tombstones and history she found for Elder B. Barton, Charles Schunior, William Schunior, Andres E. Chavez, Crisoforo Vela, Jose Martinez, B. F. Kidder, and Alberto P. Tagle.
Cemetery Section 2 (25:37) - In this section the tombstones and history of George Martin, Jose Maria Longoria, Tomazo Kato, Castillo Family Vault, Juan V Cantie (Cantu), Guillermo Molina, and Francisco (Pancho) Garza were presented.
Cemetery Section 3 (40:16) - Finally Esther provided us with the tombstones of Jose Luis Martinez Jr, Bill Plate, and Fam. Gutierrez Cruz and the history that she was able to find about them.
Closing Comments (49:24) - In this section Esther provides great tips to keep in mind when researching cemeteries..
Overall I enjoyed listening and recording Mrs, Camacho. She is a great story teller and very knowledgeable about genealogy research.
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