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  • Tags: 1900s

Date: May 1909
A handwritten letter in Arabic. Confirm baptism of Youssef Tannous Shaheen Rezqallah in 1893. Written by Father Khouri Youhanna Maron alRaghraghi on May 17, 1909.
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A certificate in Turkish (Ottoman). ID record/certificate. Year of birth 1894. Issued on February 9, 1903.
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Date: October 1904
A handwritten letter in Arabic. The letter was sent from Reverand Father Gabriel on October 20, 1904, and confirms that Wadiah, the daughter of George abi Shaja, was 15 and was born in Saghbeen, Syria.
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Date: March 1909
An Arabic letter handwritten by Father Khouri Youssef on March 27, 1909. Confirm the birtdate of Wada Youssed Farah on July 14, 1893, and baptism on August 9, 1893.
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Date: June 1921
A school record from the St. Charles Parochial School for issuance of employment certificate for Victoria Hajjar, created on June 29, 1921. It lists her studies, date of birth as April 9, 1906, and name of parent, Charles Hajjar. It indicates that…
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A baptism certificate, issued by St. Ignatius Church, certifying Victoria Hajjar's date of birth as April 9, 1906 and date of baptism as May 10, 1906. It lists her father as Charles Hajjar. It was signed by Rev. A. J. Rezek on September 23, 1921.
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Date: 1904
القلوب المتحدة في الولايات المتحدة, or al-Qulub al-mutahidah fi al-wilayat al-mutahidah [United Hearts in the United States], is by Salim Shahin Sarkis [سليم شاهين سركيس]. It is "the history of Spiridon J. Jeha from Syria and Elizabeth B. Phillips…
1904_Sarkis_United Hearts in the United States.pdf

Date: 1906
A baptismal record certifying that Tufic B. John was born August 9, 1906 and baptized on September 11, 1906. It lists his father's name as Peter John and mother's name as Masowda B. John and their address as 377 Elm St. Tufic's godfather is listed as…
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Date: Unknown
A school record for Thomas Khoury, born October 15, 1903, residence at 307 Oak St. It details information about Thomas's study at the Tarbox School in Lawrence, Massachusetts. It lists his father's name as E. George Khoury.
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Date: 1908-1909
A fully-searchable pdf version of the original print version of The Syrian Businses Directory.
Syrian-American Business Directory 1908-1909_ocr_wm.pdf

A handwritten letter in Arabic. Confirm baptism of Tannous Shaheen Touma on April 19, 1894 by Father Khouri Youhanna Barakat. Written by Father Khouri Nematallah on September 25, 1909.
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Date: October 1909
An Arabic letter handwritten by Father Khouri Ethnasious Ghannam on October 25, 1909. It confims the baptism of Sida the daughter of Saeed Assi on September 7, 1896 by Father Khouri Boulus Faraj. The mother is Werda the daughter of Youssef Akees, and…
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An Arabic letter handwritten by Father Khouri Mousa Marhaj on November 15, 1909. It confirms the baptism of Shukri Qiami on November 19, 1894.
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A handwritten letter in Arabic. Confirm birthdate of Shukrallah Ibrahhem Tannous in 1892, age (15). Written by Father Khouri Nickola Aqel on December 5, 1907.
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Date: January 1909
An Arabic letter handwritten by Father Khouri Youssef Hatem on January 25, 1909. It confirms the baptism of Shahla daughter of Saleem Abi Khedher on January 15, 1893.
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Date: 1908
A photo of Salloum and Helen Mokarzel on their wedding day. The caption on the back reads "mother and dad." (Folder 2-1-1-1)
Mokarzel 2-1-1-1 Wedding_WM.jpg

A physician's certificate for Salem Mansour created on September 27, 1920. It certifies his birth date as October 6, 1901. It lists his place of birth as Syria and residence as 215 Hampshire St.
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Date: March 1909
A letter in Arabic handwritten by Father Khouri Youssef Mansour on March 26, 1909. It confirms the age of Saeed the son of (first name not clear) Habib Elias Albistani on January 10, 1893.
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