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rlahistory (#46847907)
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All headstones photographed and submitted by me have been posted to Find A Grave, Ancestry, and Arizona Gravestones. These photos are intended to preserve the headstone in digital image for genealogical research. As a volunteer, I did not request permission to photograph from the cemetery or family who purchased the headstones. My intent is to provide a photographic record to the community not about numbers and ownership. No copyright claim is attached to the images and permission is not required for their usage. As a courtesy to existing family members, I do not add links to the AZ birth/death records.
As a researcher, I am in awe of the dedicated volunteers who drive hundreds of miles, invest their time in walking cemeteries in all kinds of weather, and then invest their time in processing thousands of photos for upload to find a grave. Volunteers generously photograph both family and strangers in order to preserve all of our history. I am grateful to each and every volunteer who has allowed me the use of their credited photo. To usurp a volunteer's contribution based on "family" connections fails to recognize the generosity of time and labor that went before the creation of the memorial. I retain memorials that I am actively researching, but will process any updates provided.
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Moreno, Guadalupe
I think your submission is a duplication. I got a clearer picture today and it is for a male. The memorial for Paz is next to him and I assume that might be his wife. The next row up is a memorial stone for a Jose Maria.
So even though our birth dates differ and you know that happens often; it seems to be for the same person.
Added by KEFleming on Jul 17, 2014 7:41 PM
Moreno, Guad
My Moreno was for a male I think as inscription says from wife, son, etc.
Birthdates are a year off but that isn't a big deal.
So hard to say if it is a duplicate. Why not leave both for the time being. Next time I am out there I'll try to locate the grave and get a better picture.
Added by KEFleming on Jul 16, 2014 5:10 PM
Samantha Bossick
Francisca DelCid

I tried to delete one of the photos as you requested but it wont allow me to do so. I think only the person that submitted the photo can delete it from the memorial. Maybe I am just not going to the right place I am not sure. Sorry I wasn't able to delete one of them. Hope all is well with you. Take care.
Added by Samantha Bossick on May 19, 2014 11:49 PM
Erice Wilcox
Maria Contreras.
You can make these corrections using the edit tab on their memorials.
Added by Erice Wilcox on May 10, 2014 2:53 PM
Ruthann Grace
Memorial #109584070
Hello and thank you for establishing this memorial. My husband is a 2nd cousin, and we recently requested a photo of the headstone. The volunteer could not find a headstone and indicated the cemetery looks like it hasn't had attention in decades. We are wondering what information or documentation enabled you to establish the memorial? He was a private with the 506th parachute infantry regiment, 101st Airb and was killed during the D Day invasion. His mother submitted an application for a headstone on May 14, 1948. Her application was on a U.S. Government form. Sounds like her request was not honored.
Do you have any information about the headstone or cemetery you can share?
Added by Ruthann Grace on Apr 26, 2014 11:32 PM
Jim Childers
William Arviso #92926591
Links completed, thank you for the information.
Thanks for all the research you do
Added by Jim Childers on Apr 05, 2014 8:19 AM
dm wms
RE: Martin Rodriguez Memorial# 79178971
I have added the info and source you provided. Thanks. I usually check for the death certificate and post the link to those as well but must have missed this one. Thanks for sending it on and filling in the blanks!
Added by dm wms on Apr 03, 2014 10:18 PM
dm wms
Martin Rodriguez Memorial# 79178971
Hello, I received an edit request for Mr. Rodriguez from you and would like to ask for a source of the data for the birthdate. Thanks.
Added by dm wms on Apr 03, 2014 3:04 PM
Steve Burton
RE: 70318349 Tony alvarez link up
Should be done. Let me know if problems.

Best Wishes.
Added by Steve Burton on Mar 29, 2014 10:45 PM
Steve Burton
70318349 Tony alvarez link up
Hi there,

I'm happy to do this, but to my surprise I found two Ofelia Alvarezes in the SM Cemetery.

One is Ofelia Del Ruiz (d 2013)and

the other is Ofelia Vega (d 2010).

Which one do you want me to link?

Best Wishes,

Steve Burton
Added by Steve Burton on Mar 28, 2014 6:48 PM
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