Ebony Grove Cemetery
AKA Los Ebanos-Mercedes Cemetery
Mercedes, Hidalgo Co. Cemeteries of Tx
Submitted by Frances Isbell
Compiled by Frances Richmond Cooper & Colleen Dodson Ferguson
With permission of Mercedes Cemetery Assn.(2005)
Prepared by Cemeteries of TX: Dee Bishop, Claudia Schuster, Norman Mayfield
History Deed Map/Plat
LOCATION: From Business Highway 83 in Mercedes, drive south on US 491 (Rio Rico Road) two miles to Del Rio Road (just before bridge across Arroyo Colorado). Turn west 1/3 mile to cemetery entrance.
SURVEYED by Frances Cooper and Colleen Ferguson in 1986. Updated by Mercedes Cemetery Assn. to 2004.
HISTORY: Ebony Grove Cemetery occupies 8.9 acres at the southeast city limits in a bend of the Arroyo Colorado American Rio Grande Land & Irrigation Company (ARGL&I), developers of Mercedes (founded 1904) and a 250,000 acre irrigation system in eastern Hidalgo County, gave the land to the Mercedes Cemetery Association in 1922 and 1925. The cemetery was dedicated July 25, 1928. It is maintained by the Mercedes Cemetery Association.
A-C **** D-G **** H-L **** M-Q **** R-S **** T-Z
|Last Name||First Name||Birth Date||Death Date||Section||Comments|
|Acker||B.A.||1871||1944||8-8-1||h/o Sallie f/o Gertrude & Linton|
|Acker||David Harold||Sep 06 1951||Sep 07 1951||3-15-1||s/o Jennie Drawe & Ronnie Acker|
|Acker||Gertrude||1919||1964||8-8-3||d/o Sallie & BA sis/o Linton|
|Acker||Godbey||1898||1953||12-16-1||h/o Tommye Steer|