This cemetery is named after El Azadan Ranch on which it was established. El Azadon means hoe. The cemetery is located in Block 62, San Matias Garden and Orchard Tract in the northwest part of Cameron County, Texas, near the Willacy County line. The name cemetery is not posted anywhere.


Mercedes Cavazos established the cemetery as a family graveyard in the late 1890's on property which he owned at the time. The property on which the cemetery is located is owned today by Joaquin Cavazos, a great grandson of Mercedes Cavazos, who lives in Florida. The cemetery is still maintained today as a family graveyard and permission to bury a person here must be obtained from Joaquin Cavazos.