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A fragment from the Hobeiche family records regarding the birth and baptism of Namtallah Hobeiche (spelled Namtallah Galib Yousef Badr Hobeiche) who was born on 22 November 1963. The record is undated, but was translated by Angele Ellis on 16 July…
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An Arabic letter handwritten by Father Khouri Youssef Hatem on January 18, 1909. It confirms the baptism of Abdou son of Nekoula Nema Hatem on June 10, 1893.
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A letter certifying that Kizhia Elias Koury was born May 17, 1903 and baptized December 3, 1903. Written by Rev. Gabriel Bostany, Rector at St. Anthony's Church at 256 Elm St., Lawrence, Massachusetts. The note is written in both Arabic and English.
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An Arabic letter handwritten by Father Khouri Elias (last name not clear). It confirms baptism of Emiline the daughter of Murshud Hatem on August 12, 1896.
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An Arabic letter handwritten by Father Khouri Qudsi Saliba on January 8, 1913. It confirms the baptism and age of Gabriel Ayoub, that his age is 17.
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Arabic letter handwritten at an unknown date, perhaps composed by Father Khouri Youssef Aoun. It confirms the baptism of Fred Youssef Ghanim Aoun, born in Mt. Lebanon on September 10, 1901, by his father Father Khouri Youssef Aoun.
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An Arabic letter handwritten by Father Khouri Silversteros Malouf. It confirms the baptism of Saada, whose father is Khalil Abi Salih of Shweer and whose mother is Rashida, daughter of Murad Akomi, on January 19, 1897, by Father Khouri Bartholomew…
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Arabic letter handwritten by Father Khoury Youseef [unclear last name]. It was written to confirm baptism of George, son of Vilan Faris, on February 9, 1897. George's godfather was Ibraheem [last name unclear], and his godmother was Maryam, the…
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A handwritten letter in Arabic and English (on the left) certifying the age of Karim Saliba and date of birth as March 3, 1903, and baptism on March 10, 1903. (on the right) Arabic, certifying the birthdate of Hanna Saliba on Marc 21, 1901, and…
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Letter in French and Arabic, written on September 23, 1913 . The French states that it is a certificate of baptism for Paul Sejean. It states that Sejean was baptized in the parish St. Georges in Aquora, Lebanon [Akoura, Liban]. The letter goes on to…
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A handwritten letter in Arabic and English, certifying Sadie Aboushar's age as 16 years and three months. The letter states that she was born on June 3, 1897 and was baptized on June 20, 1897. The letter also provides the name of Sadie's father,…
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A handwritten letter in Arabic and English, certifying Sadie Aboushan's age as 16 years and three months. The letter states that she was born on June 3, 1897 and was baptized on June 20, 1897. The letter also provides the name of Sadie's father,…
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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. It…
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An Arabic letter handwritten by Father Khouri Gabreil on September 20, 1912. Confirm birthdate of Elias son of Abdo Rocus on September 15, 1896, and baptism on October 22. Mother is Thuraya, godfather is Arshad alSahlany and godmother is Handoma al…
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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.
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A letter, written by Simon Abojalad from Kab Elias, Syria, on September 4, 1910. It testifies that Jahja Hawy, son of Namat Ulla Hawy, was born in Kab Elias and baptized on October 12, 1894.
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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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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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A handwritten letter in Arabic composed by Father Khouri Youhanna Maron Alraara'ai on September 13, 1909. It confirms the baptism of Elias Sulaiman bu Jawdwh on June 21, 1894.
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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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Date: October 1920
A letter from Rev. Moses Bohider certifying that Elias Nasser was born in Mt. Lebanon on May 12, 1896 and baptized June 18, 1896. The letter was sent from Hammana, Lebanon, on October 18, 1920.
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Date: October 1915
This letter certifies Eva Baddour's baptism date as February 15, 1899 in St. Romane's Church, Hammana, Syria. It was signed by Rev. Elias Hadshety on October 8, 1915.
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Date: October 1913
An Arabic letter handwritten by Father Khouri Elias Zaitoun on October 5, 1913. It confirms the baptism of Jirjis Maron on June 25, 1896.
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Date: October 1913
An Arabic letter handwritten by Father Khouri Gabrial al Bustani on October 3, 1913. It confirms the baptism of Youssef Khalil BuDiwan on November 29, 1895, by Father Khouri Youssef.
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Date: October 1913
An Arabic letter handwritten by Father Khouri Habib (last name not clear) on October 13, 1913. It confirms birthdate of Marie on June 2, 1898, and baptism on July 15, 1898. Note that this may be a different Marie Haber than the one listed in previous…
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