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  • Tags: Baptisms

Date: 1913 June 5
An Arabic letter handwritten by Father Khouri Rafael (last name not clear) on June 5, 1913. It confirms the baptism of Maryam Saleem Shalohoob on April 15, 1895.
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/GR0007/LPL_BRR_SalemMary001_wm.pdf

Date: 1913 June 16
This letter, dated June 16, 1913, was handwritten by Father Georges Kallass. It confirms Najeeb Assad's birthdate as October, 1896 and states that the Father performed his baptism at the St. Shalitah Church on October 23, 1896. It lists his father as…
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/GR0007/LPL_BRR_AssadNajeeb001.pdf

Date: 1913 July 5
An Arabic letter handwritten by Father Khouri Elias Zaitoun on July 5, 1913. It confirms the baptism of Kamile, son of Boutrus al Beyrouthy, on June 16, 1895.
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/GR0007/LPL_BRR_BeyrouthyC001_wm.pdf

Date: 1913 July 21
An Arabic letter handwritten by Father Khouri Yakob (Jacob) al Bahani on July 21, 1913. It confirms the baptism of Maryam, daughter of Gabriel Mansour Saad, on July 17, 1897. A pencil notation on the bottom reads "Mary Mansour [illegible] 8-19-13."
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/GR0007/LPL_BRR_MansourMary2001_wm.pdf

Date: 1913 Dec 22
An Arabic letter handwritten on December 22, 1913. The top portion is written by Rev. Eshahia Kefoury and certifies that Tooma Joseph Zaidan al Kassouf was baptized on July 5, 1895, by Rev. Ehalia Kefoury. It lists his mother as Helena Zhaib and…
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/GR0007/LPL_BRR_KassoufTooma001_wm.pdf

Date: 1913 Aug 3
A handwritten letter in Arabic. Confirms the baptism of Najeeb, son of Tannous Awadh, on April 2, 1897, by Father Khouri Necholas Ghattass. Written by Father Khouri Elias (last name not clear) on August 3, 1913.
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/GR0007/LPL_BRR_ThomasA001_wm.pdf

Date: 1913 Aug 15
An Arabic letter handwritten by Father Khouri Elias [Last name unclear] on August 15, 1913. It confirms the baptism of Nabih Hatem on July 10, 1896. An English notation on the page states that "Mahiva Hatem" was 17 years and 2 months old.
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/GR0007/LPL_BRR_HatemMahiva001_wm.pdf

A letter by E. Butterfulk, Superintendent of Schools in Dover, New Hampshire, addressed to the Truant Officer and written on April 15, 1913. It indicates that the incorrect baptism was sent for George Gald (Galab)--Eugene Rabil's papers had been…
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/GR0007/LPL_BRR_GaldGeorge003_wm.pdf

Date: 1912 Sept 3
A letter in Arabic handwritten by Father Khouri Fransis Basile on September 3, 1912. It confirms the baptism of Salima Michael Elias on March 15, 1896.
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/GR0007/LPL_BRR_EliasSalima001_wm.pdf

Date: 1912 Sept 20
An Arabic letter handwritten by Father Khouri Gabreil on September 20, 1912. Confirms the birthdate of Elias, son of Abdo Rocus, on September 15, 1896, and his baptism on October 22. Mother is Thuraya, godfather is Arshad alSahlany, and godmother is…
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/GR0007/LPL_BRR_RocusEllis001_wm.pdf

Date: 1912 Sept 12
A letter from Basile Nahas, written on September 12, 1912, certifying that Bashir [Bashiri] Simon was baptized on June 5, 1907. The letter was written on behalf of Kathkfa Simon on the request of her husband, George Simon, who was going to New York.…
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/GR0007/LPL_BRR_SimonBashir001_wm.pdf

Date: 1912 Oct 25
An Arabic letter written by Father Khouri Elias Zaitoun on October 25, 1912. It confirms the baptism of Shikri, the son of Youssef (Joseph) Nassif, on April 15, 1897.
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/GR0007/LPL_BRR_JosephShikri001_wm.pdf

Date: 1912 Oct 14
A personal statement by Joseph Norsiff of Dover, New Hampshire, stating that Najeb E. Mansur was born November 17, 1895, and was christened on the same date in Hamana, Lebanon. The letter is typewritten, signed by both Norsiff and the State of New…
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/GR0007/LPL_BRR_MansurNajeb002_wm.pdf

A handwritten letter in Arabic, written by Father Yousef Mansour El-Khoury on November 18, 1912. The letter testifies to the birth of Saoud Abdallah. This record provides information about Saoud Abdallah, including place and date of birth.
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/GR0007/LPL_BRR_AbdallahSaoud001_wm.pdf

Date: 1912 May 6
A handwritten letter confirming the age of (first name not clear), the daughter of Asaad Khutar Abi Raad, as 16, and her birthdate as August 6, 1897. She was baptized in the same month. This letter was written by Father Khouri Boutrus Bakalbani on…
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/GR0007/LPL_BRR_KhaterAmelia001_wm.pdf

Date: 1912 May 19
An Arabic letter handwritten by Father Khouri Elias alHadshity on May 19, 1912. It confirms the baptism of Nazeera, daughter of Nekoula Nema Hatem, on April 29, 1895.
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/GR0007/LPL_BRR_NaziraNicola003_wm.pdf

Date: 1912 May 13
A personal testimony by Joseph Nassif of Dover, New Hampshire, given on May 13, 1912. It translates the Arabic letter sent to certify Jadoun Hatem's age. Nassif testifies that Jdou [Jadoun] Hatem was baptized on May 8, 1896, in Hammana, Lebanon. It…
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/GR0007/LPL_BRR_Hatemj003_wm.pdf

Date: 1912 March 6
An Arabic letter handwritten by Father Khouri Michael Thomas on March 6, 1912. It confirms the baptism of Jadoun, the son of Numan Melhem Hatem, on March 8, 1894, by Father Khouri Youssef Melhem. On the back is a handwritten note in English stating…
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/GR0007/LPL_BRR_Hatemj001_wm.pdf

Date: 1912 Aug 29
An Arabic letter handwritten by Father Khouri Boutrus on August 29, 1912. It confirms the age of Gergers (George) Hannah Eissa (17) based on baptism records from the church.
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/GR0007/LPL_BRR_HannahG001_wm.pdf

Date: 1912 Aug 21
An Arabic letter handwritten by Father Khouri Khalil Hayek on August 21, 1912. It confirms the baptism of (first name not clear), the daughter of Daowd (David) Njaimi on May 1, 1896, by Father Khouri Careliss. The godmother is the mother of Habib…
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/GR0007/LPL_BRR_JamesE001_wm.pdf

Date: 1912 Aug 20
An Arabic letter handwritten by Father Khouri Hanna (name not clear) on August 20, 1912. It confirms the baptism of Marie, the daughter of Shibly al Haber, on September 22, 1899.
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/GR0007/LPL_BRR_HaberMarie002_wm.pdf

This letter, written from Saghbin, Syria, on October 8, 1911, states that Temam was born on May 29, 1895, and was baptized on July 2, 1895. It provides the name of her father, George Aoun, and her godmother, Mrs. Handouma Khalil Ghanim.
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/GR0007/LPL_BRR_AumA001_wm.pdf

Date: 1911 Nov 3
A letter written by Priest Youseff Semaan on November 3, 1911, certifying Regina Dawood's baptism on October 30, 1896.
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/GR0007/LPL_BRR_DawoodRegina002_wm.pdf

Date: 1911 Nov 12
A handwritten letter, in both English and Arabic, written by Priest M. Koury, certifying that Tanous Habeeb Abi Hamad was born on November 12, 1895, and baptized on December 17, 1895.
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/GR0007/LPL_BRR_HamadTanous001_wm.pdf

Date: 1911 March 5
An Arabic letter handwritten by Father Khouri Bronobabas Elia alAntaki on March 5, 1911. It confirms the birthdate of George, son of Michael Saliba, on June 15, 1895, and his baptism on July 5.
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/GR0007/LPL_BRR_SalebaGeorge001_wm.pdf
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