Category Alvarez Family

Raul (Garza) Garza was born m Kingsville, Kleberg County, Texas on January 20, 1931. He is the son of the late Eulogio O. (Jimmy) Garza originally of Sarita. Kenedy County, Texas. His mother Francisca Guzman Garza was the youngest child of Gaspar Garza and Mariana Guzman Garza. Mariana came to Kingsville on July 8, 1904, […]


The Annual Goliad Massacre at Presidio La Bahia at Goliad Texas and the Angel of Goliad Descendants Historical Preservation Meeting went great! In attendance, with our Alvarez family, we were honored to have the Honorable David Bowman Goliad County Judge, Alonzo Morales Jr, Goliad County Commissioner, Ronald W.Bailey Goliad County Commissioner. Honorable Jay Harvey, Mayor of Goliad […]

My Uncle Domingo I see many different faces every day but no, I am not a politician on the campaign trail, I am a commuter in the hustle and bustle town of Houston, TX. I drive to the Park and Ride every day, get on a bus, transfer to another bus, and then transfer to […]


Texas history has always been close to the heart of most Texans, and we have always tried to ensure we keep our facts straight and are as accurate as possible, so when we tell our stories we tell them proudly, and we try to make them interesting and believable. It has been more than 179 […]

By Dan Garza It is Christmas Eve 2004 and it is snowing in Houston, Texas. What is even more odd, is that it is snowing in Brownsville, which is located in the most southern tip of the state. It is also snowing just south of Brownsville across the border in the town of Matamoros in […]

To celebrate the historical preservation of the memory of Francisca Alvarez, the Angel of Goliad Descendants are enhancing the Angel statue located in Goliad, Texas by creating a pavilion around the existing statue. This beautification project is aiming to create a pavilion which will include raising the statue to a more stately height, the addition […]

When my father was alive he liked going out on short, not too distant car rides. Sometimes he would take my mother and us kids, sometimes he would take my younger brother Richard and the dog, Baron. So that you can get a visual of this story, try to imagine a small four door 1964 […]

To all Descendants of Francisca Alvarez ( The Angel of Goliad ): We are planning an informal meeting of the Descendants of the Angel on Saturday March 27 at 5:00 P.M. in the office of Hon. Judge Harold Gleinser. His office address is 149 S. Courthouse Square (on the square). The number is 316-645-3337. Our […]

To all Descendants of Francisca Alvarez (the Angel of Goliad) Please be advised that a bank account has been opened under “Angel of Goliad Memorial Fund”. Make all your checks to Angel of Goliad. Some of our Descendants have asked me to reserve some badges for them. Becky will be in charge of selling all […]

To all Descendants of Francisca Alvarez (the Angel of Goliad). A life size statue of our Great Ancestor will be unveiled in Goliad, Texas on Sunday, March 28,2004 at the Presidio La Bahia Fort in Goliad. The Memorial Service will start at 10:00 AM in the chapel inside the fort. A Direct Descendant will be […]

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