Red Hills Cemetery aka  North Lucy Cemetery
Larranaga Ranch, Torrance County 
Compiled by Kathe
Photos by Clifford Powell 22 Dec. 2008
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The current owner of this area says it has always been known as the Larranaga Ranch. The Larranaga Ranch was established in 1897 by Juan Larranaga. Juan is the son of Christobal Larranaga from Spain. Christobal, a Basque medical doctor, brought the smallpox vaccine to New Mexico through his travels from Mexico. The current ranch owner, Larry Larranaga is the son of Lecadio Larranaga. Many thanks to Leland Harrell and Larry Larranaga for granting us permission to cross their ranches to this area. The ranch gate is locked and permission is required to go on the 2 ranches. A special thank you to Larry Larranaga for his kindness, time and assistance; and most of all for relating his family history while walking us through the cemetery. What a true gentleman he is.

Red Hill Church    Red Hills Gate

Last        First       Middle                      BORN              DIED
Name        Name        Name       Suffix    Month  Day Year  Month   Day  Year  Inscription           Notes
Atencio     Juanita                              6  24  1901     10     6  1985                      D/O Emelecio Larranaga
Chavez      David                  Sr            5   7  1908      1    20  1983
Chavez      Jesusita    "Susie" E.               2  20  1951      2     5  1985
Chavez      Justo                                6   9  1919     12     8  1998
Chavez      Leo                                         1952               1968
Chavez      Leonilia    S                        1  17  1908      1    18  1987
Chavez      Maria       Anita                    7  29  1920      1     2  1984
Cordova     Richard                             12  24  1927      3    31  2006
Gibson      Frank       C                        9  30  1888      1    15  1970
Gibson      M           T                                         8    27  1946
Gonzales    Jose        M                        2  22  1885      9    26  1969
Gonzales    Reyes                                                 3    31  1955  Age 80 years
J M S       Unknown
Kyritz      Albert      F                       10   1  1907      3    29  1990
Kyritz      Marie                               10  17  1910      8     2  1993
Larranaga   Alberto                              7  11  1911      7    28  1946
Larranaga   Ambrocio    M                        3   8  1923      2    26  1945  NM PFC 113 INF 104 INF DIV WW II
Larranaga   Antonio                                                              Possible DofD 12-20-1943
Larranaga   Aurelia                              6   4  1913      4    30  2002
Larranaga   Daniel                                                               Possible DofD 2-5-1944
Larranaga   Emelecio                            11   5  1873      6     5  1963
Larranaga   Ignacita    C                        2   4  1875      5     5  1945
Larranaga   Isabelita   G                        3  16  1914      9    29  2005
Larranaga   Isidro                               4   4  1882      7        1966
Larranaga   J           Alfred                   5   3  1973      5     3  1973  Infant son of J. Leo and Viola
Larranaga   Jesusita                            11  26  1933                     Died at 13 yrs. of age
Larranaga   Leocadio                            12   9  1906     12    20  1979
Larranaga   Macario                              3  10  1905     11     5  1950
Larranaga   Manuela                              9  27  1903      4    23  1990
Larranaga   Nora        T                        1   9  1936      3    29  2001
Larranaga   Rafael                               2  19  1929      8    24  1990
Larranaga   Sinforoso                           12  31  1954      6    28  1993
Larranga    Unknown
Mares       Francista                                                            5 months old
R J S       Unknown
S C S       Unknown
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