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SOZA FAMILY NEWSLETTER May 1, 1990

Re: 1990 SOZA FAMILY REUNION August 31-September 2, 1990
Official Headquarters: Holiday Inn - Broadway, 180 West Broadway, Tucson, Arizona (602-624-8711)
General Chairman
Nazario A. Gonzales, Jr.

Co-Honorary Chairman
Ezekiel Rodriguez Soza, Posthumously
Tony Fimbres Soza, Posthumously

THE EXTENDED SOZA AND SOSA FAMILIES of Arizona are unique in the annals of Arizona history, because through Alferez Jose Maria Sosa, family members have a heritage dating from 1774 at Presidio San Ignacio de Tubac and from 1775 at the Presidio de San Agustin del Tucson. For at least 215 years, the Soza, Sosa families have lived continuously, in Tucson and other parts of Arizona.

With understandable pride and honor, your Reunion Committee has done everything possible, for the grandest and finest reunion. The Committee has reviewed and assessed countless details and arrangements, in an effort to provide for your total pleasure, comfort, and enjoyment. You will rejoice, be enriched, and thrilled by the experience of this reunion.

HOTEL BANQUET DINNER
Requirements are that we deposit 25% ($11,500.) May 15th. Help us meet this deadline. Please send your banquet dinner reservations at once.

CONTRIBUTORS
To defray reunion expenses,, activities, functions, etc., consider becoming a Benefactor ($100.), Patron ($50.) or Donor ($25.) Names of all contributors will be listed in the Reunion Banquet Program.

COMMEMORATIVE COFFEE MUG
A coffee mug with reunion logo, (showing) plus eighty surnames associated with the extended Soza, Sosa families, is being offered. The sample mug is very attractive and you will want several. We must sell 350 mugs to break even. Profits, if any will defray expenses.

DESCENDANTS OF THE PRESIDIO
Descendants of Alferez Jose Maria Sosa are bona fide "Descendants of the Presidio San Agustin del Tucson". If you would like to receive a letter of recognition signed by the Mayor of Tucson, send in your request with your banquet reservation at once.

HOLIDAY INN - BROADWAY
Reunion special price of $41.00 for single or double occupancy. This is our headquarters and site of the banquet. Use the reservation card enclosed.

FAMILY TREE
Your help is needed to update our family tree. Complete the enclosed chart and return to me.

BRANCHES, BRANCHES
Can you find your branch of the family?

A. Jose Maria Sosa (111) & Solana Mendoza
Michael Mckenna & Manuela Sosa

B. Manuel Sosa & Luisa Campa
Antonio Campa Soza & Francisca Gastelum

C. Manuel Sosa & Luisa Campa
Antonio Campa Soza & Mercedes Federico

D. Manuel Soza & Luisa Campa
Antonio Campa Soza & Maria Jesus Moreno

E. Manuel Sosa & Luisa Campa
Placido Campa Soza & Mercedes Elias

F. Calistro Sosa & Paulina Mendoza
Juan Soza & Jesus Maria Sotelo

G. Calistro Sosa & Luisa Campa
Nicolas Campa Soza & Juana Borquez

Tentative Agenda

Friday 6 PM Welcome reception at AHS

Saturday 9 AM Welcome & Reception at Fremont Museum

Saturday 12 Noon Mass at San Augustine Cathedral

Saturday Banquet Dinner at Holiday Inn-Broadway
6 PM No Host Cocktails
7:30 PM Dinner

Sunday 10 AM Bus tour to Tubac Presidio and Tumacacori Mission, the cradle of Soza and Sosa families in Arizona. Tour the Presidio and archaeological area.

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