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Lionel Alva, Jr. (#46609834)
 member for 11 years, 8 months, 15 days
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Bio Photo ****Leo is currently unable to work on his memorials. Please be patient and I will get any corrections, additions, or transfers just as soon as I can... (Annette)

If I made your day then I did my job. My main interest is the veteran memorials. They are doing a great job defending our country. They do their part. Lets do ours. We can't let them down. On a down note, many cemeteries have taken a stand on NOT releasing grave location to non-family members. So, if you have a photo request and you are able, please contact the cemeteries and get the grave location if you do not have it. I have maps of most of the cemeteries in the RGV, so my job is much easier if the location is available.
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S. Vallejo Jr.
Valentina Silva's birthdate
I requested to add Valentina's birthdate because I found it in the public records, Texas, "Birth Certificates, 1903-1935".

The record states she was born in Raymondville, Willacy Co., Texas on Valentines Day, Feb 14, 1929 to Marcos Silva, 49 then, and Leocadia Castillo, 37 then.

Added by S. Vallejo Jr. on Nov 08, 2015 10:11 AM
Caroline Martin Marshall Pointer
Memorial Transfer

I was wondering if I can get my mother's memorial transferred to me. It is Memorial #: 98171263
Carolyn Marie (Blacketer) Marshall.

Caroline (Marshall) Pointer
Added by Caroline Martin Marshall ... on Oct 05, 2015 2:58 PM
Marie Post
Annie Edith Dean Rakestraw
# 14228601 She was born in Jefferson County,Pennsylvania the Daughter of
Silas Jackson Dean # 94903795 and Amefferson County,Pa. he was married to Winifred S. Rakestraw # 14228573 would you Please link her to her Parents who were my Great Great Uncle and Aunt Thank You Marie Post, Towanda,Pa.
Added by Marie Post on Jul 20, 2015 3:13 PM
Claire Vertrees Freeman
Memorial Transfer
Thank you so much for transferring Marvin Albert Schwarz' memorial to me. I really appreciate it, and I appreciate all of your hard work on the findagrave website. What a gift your work is to so many. Thank you, again.
Added by Claire Vertrees Freeman on Jun 29, 2015 6:06 PM
LCpl Javier Becerra Memorial
Thank you very much.
Added by Tony on Jun 24, 2015 3:56 PM
PFC Ybarra
Hi Lionel,

Thank you for transferring his memorial. Very much appreciated.
He arrived in Vietnam 3 days before I did. L didn't know. We served with different Marine companies.

Tony #47235247
Added by Tony on Jun 23, 2015 12:39 PM
Ann McGill
Margaret Shane
Thank you for transferring my aunt, Margaret Shane, to me.
Ann McGill
Added by Ann McGill on Jun 19, 2015 11:30 AM
Ann Blaker-Killebrew
Philip Bolger
Philip Bolger: Find A Grave Memorial# 38678899

Philip Bulger: Find A Grave Memorial# 55172074

I have a question. The markers are on the same grave (one at the head & one at the foot). Are Bolger & Bulger the same person? The death dates are different.

Added by Ann Blaker-Killebrew on Jun 18, 2015 12:07 PM
John Pinkerton
John Hart

Thanks for transferring John Hart to me and thanks for all your hard work.

John Pinkerton
Added by John Pinkerton on Jun 18, 2015 8:59 AM
Sam Webster Daily
Hello Lionel,

Thank you very much for creating a memorial for my father. I emailed you on February 10, 2014 asking if you would transfer my father's memorial to me but neglected to include my contributor number. My father's name is Sam Webster Daily and his Find A Grave Memorial # 24564415. My name is Kathleen Daily Perez and my contributor # is 48189508.

Best Regards,
Added by Kathleen on May 24, 2015 1:05 AM
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