IntroductionThe Petitions of Naturalization consists of several documents that reflect the process of immigrants to gain citizenship to the United States. This paperwork contains information about individuals including: Name; Birth Date; Birth Place; Physical Characteristics, Occupation, Immigration date; Port of Departure, Port of Arrival, Ship Name; Resident Town; Address; Witnesses or character references; Spouse; Children; Birth dates and birth locations of spouses and children. The naturalization documents in this collection predominantly belong to immigrants who settled in North and South Carolina. Naturalization documents created between 1909-1945 for and by Lebanese immigrants who settled in North Carolina.
Scope and ContentsThis collection contains naturalization records of Lebanese immigrants who settled in the Carolinas.
Moise A. Khayrallah Center for Lebanese Diaspora Studies
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Naturalization Documents More Items
Abdallah Chekeri Selwan Naturalization Documents
(4 pages) This item includes a Certificate of Arrival, Declaration of Intention, and successful Petition for Naturalization (2 pages).
Shikery Salem Naturalization Documents
(3 pages) This item includes a successful Petition for Naturalization.