A handwritten letter in Arabic and English. Written by Father Khouri Hannah Zizhzghy on August 18, 1909, the letter certifies that Amia Nimy, daughter of Makhoul Nimy, was born March 3, 1894 in Falougha. A note on the bottom, in different…
An Arabic letter handwritten by Father Khouri Boutruson on August 30, 1912. It confirms the age of Fada'a the daughter of Kanan el Zain, indicating that she was approximately 16. A handwritten English note on the bottom has the date Febuary 1896.
An Arabic letter handwritten by Father Khouri Francis Basile on August 30, 1913. It confirms the birthdate of Adele Abdullah Aqel alBistany on January 20, 1896, putting their age at 17 years and 7 months.
A typed document created in Lawrence, Massachusetts, and signed by the notary public on August 22, 1922. It contains the testimony of Sarah Sofeir of 384 Elm St. that her daughter, Deebey Sofeir was born in on August 17, 1906. It states that Deebey…
An Arabic letter handwritten by Father Khouri Nematallah al-Hasibany on December 18, 1914. It confirms the birthdate of Naeem Faris on January 1, 1899. The letterhead is from St. Joseph's Maronite Church in Ayn Zibdy, Syria.
An Arabic letter handwritten by Father Khouri Youssef Mubarak on February 24, 1908. It confirms the age of Maryam, daughter of Mansour (16). On the back of the letter, handwritten in pencil, is "Mary Mansour"
A letter from E. J. Cate, Truant Officer for Lawrence Public Schools written on January 4, 1912. It requests the opinion of Dr. J. H. Bannon on the age of Jennie Salem. It lists her birthdate as December 27, 1895, although he questions it. On the…
A letter in Arabic handwritten on January 6, 1914 by FR. Basile Nahas, Pastor of Saint Joseph Church. It confirms the birth of Khutar Eid Souri on December 12, 1896. Souri's place of birth is illegible.
An Arabic letter handwritten by Father Khouri Basilius Hayek on July 16, 1911. It confirms the birthdate of Sulaiman Fahous on April 5, 1897. Written in the bottom in English are notations that read: "Wadan Nassar or Henry Norris July 1897"
A letter from Edward Wade, City Clerk of Lawrence, Massachusetts, sent on July 20, 1918. It addresses a birth record for George Mussawir, correcting his name to read Alfred George (from Joseph) Mussawir.
An Arabic letter handwritten by Father Khouri Gabreil al Afeesh on March 29, 1910. It confirms the birthdate of Olga daughter of Mousa al Aqal on January 2, 1894. "Olga Moser" is written on the bottom in pencil.
A handwritten letter in Arabic, written by Father Khouri Rafael on March 10, 1911. It confirms the birthdate of Nematallah and Kathrine (Twins) on November 2, 1894. A penciled note reads "Nantala Makray."