Jose Miguel Ramirez, son of Jose Cristobal Ramirez and Maria Matiana Hinojosa, was born 12 Nov 1759 in Guerrero, Tamaulipas. He married Maria Antonia Yzaguirre, daughter of Jose Juan Pantaleon Yzaguirre and Maria Gertrudis Vela, on 08 Jan 1783 in Mier, Tamaulipas. He was granted Agua Nueva de Arriba by the Spanish Crown sometime between 1767-80. The grant, which is in today's Starr County, was 35,678 acres, according to Charles Weil v. Rosendo Martinez et al, 57 Tex. Civ. App. 440 (November 10, 1909). That case also suggests the disputed nature of the Nueces strip (the land between the Nueces River and the Rio Grande River) until the Mexican-American War of 1848. Specifically, the case shows that the Texas Legislature confirmed the grant on February 10, 1852, as opposed to doing so between 1836, when Texas won independence from Mexico and 1848. Later, according to the case, it appears there was a suit to partition this grant in 1902 in a Starr County district court in Lazaro Ramirez et al v. Manuel Guerra et al, cause no. 575.
Jose Miguel Tomas Ramirez, son of Jose Antonio Ramirez and Antonia Encarnacion Canales, was born 09 Mar 1830 in Mier, Tamaulipas. He married Maria Nemensia Garcia, daughter of Jose Clemente Garcia and Maria Petra Garcia, on 20 Oct 1853 in Mier, Tamaulipas.
Nemensia Ramirez, daughter of Jose Tomas Ramirez and Maria Concepcion Garcia, was born 29 Feb 1888 in Mier, Tamaulipas. She married Santiago Hale, son of Tomas Hale and Juana Fuentes, on _________ in Laredo, Texas.
Lilia Hale, daughter of Santiago Hale and Nemensia Ramirez, was born 25 Dec 1907 in Laredo, Texas. She married Jose Atenogenes Cantu, son of Atenogenes Cantu and Beatriz Martinez, on _______ in Laredo, Texas.