Cabaza, Juan N. (1827–unknown)

By: Alicia A. Garza

Type: Biography

Published: December 1, 1994

Juan N. Cabaza, farmer, one of the 100 wealthiest Texans in 1860, was born around 1827 in Mexico and lived and worked in Cameron County. At age thirty-three he owned real property worth $339,000 and $15,000 in personal property.

Ralph A. Wooster, "Wealthy Texans, 1860," Southwestern Historical Quarterly 71 (October 1967).

  • Agriculture
  • Farmers
  • Peoples
  • Mexican Americans
  • Ranching and Cowboys
  • Landowners and Land Developers
Time Periods:
  • Antebellum Texas

The following, adapted from the Chicago Manual of Style, 15th edition, is the preferred citation for this entry.

Alicia A. Garza, “Cabaza, Juan N.,” Handbook of Texas Online, accessed May 18, 2022,

Published by the Texas State Historical Association.

December 1, 1994

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