- Born: 31 Dec 1886, Magdalena, Socorro, New México Territory 4
- Baptized: 1 Jan 1887, San Miguel Catholic Church, Socorro, Socorro, New México Territory
[Source: "New Mexico Births and Christenings, 1726-1918," database, FamilySearch; citing San Miguel Catholic, Socorro, Socorro, New Mexico, reference 2:1FK49RJ; FHL microfilm 16,994.] 1449
Noted events in his life were:
• Military Records. 282
Rafael registered for the draft on 28 Aug 1918, when he was 31 years old, and he gave his birth date as 31 December 1886. He was born and lived in Magdalena, NM. He gave his job as a laborer for the Baldwin Bros. He gave a wife and four children as his dependents. They described as medium height, with a stout body, gray eys and black hair.
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