|Q.||What is the purpose of the Obits Index Site?|
|A.||To index the obituaries of individuals and list them according to place of birth.|
|Q.||Where is the information obtained from?|
|A.||99% of the obituaries indexed are obtained from various newspapers on the internet. A small number are obtained from Funeral Homes on the Internet. The others are submitted by interested individuals.|
|Q.||What should I do if I see an individual listed that I want additional information on?|
|A.||Click on my name (Josť Rivera Nieves) at bottom of the page. Forward me an e-mail message (firstname.lastname@example.org) indicating the information as listed on the page. I will forward you the source of the information and/or the obituary itself. This is a free service.|
|Q.||How do I read the information listed for an individual.|
|A.||Individuals are listed in the following manner.|
|PATERNAL SURNAME MATERNAL SURNAME, FIRST NAME, MIDDLE NAME (OR INITIAL) [ MARRIED SURNAME ] “ALSO KNOW AS”.|
|In special cases where the surnames of the parent do not match the individual's surname (because of a name change or adoption for example, the parents surnames may also be included with the individual's name.|
|Q.||How can I contribute an obituary to the obituary index?|
|A.||All are encourage to contribute obituaries to the obits index, however
to do so the following requirements must be met.
1. The obituary must be submitted in a text file or Microsoft Word document. It cannot be an image file. Please forward the obituary to email@example.com.
2. The source of the obituary must be fully identified. If it is from a newspaper, please identify the newspaper and the date the obituary was printed. If the obituary is written by a family member, please identify the relationship of the submitter to the deceased.
3. The full name and e-mail address of the provider must be provided.
4. ObitsIndex reserves the option to refuse any obituary whose
content is deemed inappropriate.
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