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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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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: 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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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: 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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A letter written on December 7, 1909 requesting that Sadie Maloof be given proof of her baptism by B.M. Sheridan, superintendant of Lawrence schools. The letter states that she was baptized on November 28, 1895 by Rev. M. Q. White, and lists her…
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Date: January 1926
A birth certificate, issued on January 23, 1926 from the City of Lawrence City Clerk's Office, certifying that Rose Kanan was born on October 15, 1909 to parents Thomas and Sarah Peter Kanan.
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Date: 1909
A photograph of the family outside, listed on the back as "Tommy, Marie, Nida, Uncle Peter, Papa, Nona, Margaret, Isabel," taken c. 1909
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A handwritten letter in Arabic and English, certifying Olga George Aboutaja's birthday as October 15, 1893 and baptism as November 26, 1893. Godmother was Farah Rafael. The record also identifies her father as George Aboutaja and was signed by Rev.…
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A handwritten letter in Arabic and English, certifying Olga Aboutaja's birthday as October 15, 1893 and baptism as November 26, 1893. The record also identifies her father as George Aboutaja and was signed by Rev. M. Kouri on November 27, 1909, from…
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Date: May 1909
A letter stating that Nejib Khelil Yusif Sallum was born on January 12, 1894 and baptized on January 22, 1894. His godfather is listed as Elias Khelil and his godmother as the wife of Elias [name unknown, ? aroon]. It was written by Father Khouri…
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Date: October 1909
Arabic letter handwritten by Father Khouri Ethnasious Ghannam on October 25, 1909. It confirm the baptism of Nazeera the daughter of Saeed Asi on October 11, 1894, by Father Khouri Boulus Faraj. Her mother was Wordi the daughter of Youssed Afees,…
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This immigration record was produced at Ellis Island on September 9, 1909, sent to the Superintendent of Schools of Lawrence, MA, and signed by Commissioner William Williams. It states that Nassif Fadellah arrived in the United States on July 17,…
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Date: 1912
A transcript for Nasri Fuleihan from Purdue University dated 1908-1912
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/OussaniCollection/Oussani2018-1061.pdf

Date: August 1909
An Arabic letter handwritten by Father Khouri Boutrus Boutrus on August 23, 1909. It confirms the baptism of Najeeba daughter of Naoum Ayash Yezbek on August 10, 1893. Godfather was Elias Ayash Yezbek, and godmother was Nimnim wife of Hannah Mansour.…
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Date: Unknown
An Arabic letter handwritten by Father Khouri Chirs al Mughabghab on Agust 12, 1909. Confirm baptism of Maryam the daughter of Antoin alHumsey on May 5, 1893 by Father Khouri Philippos alBatal. Her mother is Hana the daughter of Ibrahim Suaib, and…
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Handwritten letter in Arabic composed by Father Khouri Boutrus Shaj Boutrus on September 25, 1909. It confirms the baptism of Maryam the daughter of Assad Soma on March 5, 1894. Her godfather was her uncle Youssef Soma, and her godmother was her aunt…
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A handwritten document in both English and Arabic. The English portion lists Mary Jacob's date of birth as September 20, 1893 and date of baptism as September 28, 1893 in Bdadoun, Mount Lebanon. It names her godfather as Yusef Alis Fransis and her…
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Date: June 1909
A handwritten note in English and Arabic from L'abbe Moise Abi-Haidar on June 5, 1909. It states that Mary Hider was born on June 13, 1893 and baptized on July 15, 1893 in Baskinta, Lebanon. The English translation is written on a business card, the…
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Date: August 1909
An Arabic letter handwritten by Father Khouri Mansour alKhouri on August 14, 1909. It confirms the birthdate of Mansour Boutrus on March 3, 1893.
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Date: October 1909
An Arabic letter handwritten by Father Khouri Youssef (last name not clear) on October 11, 1909. It confirms the baptisms of the children of Rasheed Ghassan al Harfi: his son Majeed on March 21, 1900 and daughter Dhab on May 12, 1903.
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Date: August 1909
An Arabic letter handwritten by Father Khouri Mousa Fayadh on August 13, 1909. It confirms the baptism of (first name not clear) daughter of Elias alMajadala on May 15, 1893.
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