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Category: Translation - Other
Approval Date: 7/19/2020 3:46 PM
Family Surname: Popkin
Country: Mexico
Date of Image: 1984
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Please provide a complete translation from Spanish to English of the death of Harry Popkin in Mexico. Thank you.

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7/20/2020 7:08 AM [Here is my rough translation. Perhaps a native speaker can improve on my version.]

In Guadalajara, Jalisco on the 8th (eighth) of September, 1984 at 12:15, Gloria Esther Velasquez [? hard to read], occupation employee, residing at Vallarta 2460, appeared before me, Román Mercado Becerra, the civil registration official of this place, delivering a death certificate issued by Dr. José A. [Gonzalez?] Alonso, with professional ID card number 68861, registered with the Ministry of Health and Services under number 23215, residing at house number 2089, Ayuntamiento Street, District of Hidalgo, of this city, in which it is stated that on the 6th of September, 1984, at 11:30 [presumably AM], at number 2076 on Ayuntamiento Street in Hidalgo District, Harry W. Popkin, retired American, marital status widowed from Laura R. Popkin, 91 years old, from San Francisco, California, and living in this city, died of left basal bacterial pneumonia.

Son of George Popkin and [left blank], who are deceased.
The deceased was buried in the Colonias Cemetery in the neighborhood of Zapopan. Witnesses: [? Sainz?] Palacios, 32 years old, occupation employee, living at Avenida [?] 2670, and Felipe Cruz Hernandez, 19 years old, living at Juan de Dios Rolando 984.

Relationship to the deceased (I think this is referring to the person appearing with the death certificate): [may be "maid", but I'm not sure]

As read and signed by the undersigned official to the Civil Registry, with the death certificate and the witnesses' statement. The body will be taken for burial to the Colonias Funeral Park of Zapopan, Jalisco, by order of the [Executive of the State Office?], 4382, dated today.

[Signatures]

n.b.: the district of Hidalgo no longer exists as an administrative entity in Guadalajara. It appears the city reorganized these administrative districts around 1990.





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