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  • Tags: Baptisms

Date: 1909 Aug 25
An Arabic letter handwritten by by Father Khouri Rafael (last name not clear) on August 25, 1909. It confirms the baptism of Youssef, son of Saleem Shalhoub, on August 10, 1893, and age (16). Written in pencil at the bottom is "Card 10-8-09 Page 266…
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/GR0007/LPL_BRR_DowishJoseph001_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: 1910 July 15
A handwritten letter in English and Arabic, certifying George Fadel's birthdate as July 15, 1895, and his date of baptism as September 3, 1895. It lists his father as Nicola Fadel and godfather as Youssef Shaheen. Written by Father Khouri Michael on…
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/GR0007/LPL_BRR_FadelGeorge001_wm.pdf

An Arabic letter handwritten by Father Khouri Youssef on March 27, 1909. Confirm the birthdate of Wada Youssed Farah on July 14, 1893, and baptism on August 9, 1893.
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/GR0007/LPL_BRR_FarahWada001_wm.pdf

Date: 1911 June 29
A handwritten letter from Rev. Moses Abihider, pastor of the Syrian Greek Orthodox Church in Lawrence, Massachusetts, on June 29, 1911. It certifies that Abraham Faris Abihider's (AbiH-ider) birthplace was Baskinta, Lebanon, and his date of baptism…
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/GR0007/LPL_BRR_FarisAbraham001_wm.pdf

Date: 1916 June
A baptismal record, issued by St. Anthony's Church in Lawrence, Massachusetts, confirming William (Welhem) Joseph Abe Ganem Farris's date of birth as March 29, 1916, and his date of baptism as June 4, 1916. It lists his father's name, Joseph Abe…
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/GR0007/LPL_BRR_FarrisWilliam002_wm.pdf

Date: 1909 May 3
A letter handwritten by Rev. Moses Otto Hider in Baskinta, Lebanon May 3, 1909. It certifies that George Fireige, son of Assad Fireige, was born in 1893 and baptized on August 15, 1893.
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/GR0007/LPL_BRR_FireigeGeorge001_wm.pdf

Date: 1913 Oct 25
A letter in Arabic written by Father Khouri Youssed Hatem on October 25, 1913. It confirms the birthdate of Genvieve, the daughter of Dahir Abi Faisal, on March 15, 1898, and her baptism on April 25, 1898, by Father Khouri Youssef Hatem. Her…
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/GR0007/LPL_BRR_FysalJemil001_wm.pdf

Date: 1920
A baptismal record, issued by St. Anthony's Church in Lawrence, Massachusetts, confirming Lillian Gabriel's date of birth as April 10, 1920, and date of baptism as October 30, 1920. It lists Lillian's father's name, William Gabriel, and mother's…
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/GR0007/LPL_BRR_GabrielLillian001_wm.pdf

Date: 1911 Aug 14
A letter in Arabic handwritten by Father Khouri Boutrus Rabil on August 14, 1911. Confirms the baptism of Ojaneh (Eugene) Rabil, the daughter of Maron Youssef Rabil, on September 12, 1895. Attached to the material related to George Gald.
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/GR0007/LPL_BRR_GaldGeorge001_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: 1909 July 20
An Arabic letter handwritten by Father Khouri Boutrus al Haj Boutrus on July 20, 1909. It confirms baptism of George Youssef Abdullah on October 10, 1893. His godfather was his uncle (father's side) Melhem Abduallah Mansour, and his godmother was the…
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/GR0007/LPL_BRR_HabdellaJ001_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

Date: 1913 Oct 13
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 her baptism on July 15, 1898. Note that this may be a different Marie Haber than the one listed in…
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/GR0007/LPL_BRR_HaberMarie003_wm.pdf

An Arabic letter handwritten by Father Khouri Khalil on March 21, 1911. It confirms the birthdate of Marie Ayoub al Hajjar on October 15, 1894, and her baptism on November 30, 1894.
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/GR0007/LPL_BRR_HaffarMacarami001_wm.pdf

An Arabic letter handwritten by Father Khouri David Hajjar on March 15, 1913. Confirms the baptism of Martha, the daughter of Massoud Njaimeh, on March 2, 1897.
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/GR0007/LPL_BRR_HajjarDavid001_wm.pdf

Date: 1921 Sept 23
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.
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/GR0007/LPL_BRR_HajjarVictoria002_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: 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: 1909 Oct 25
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 listed as Werda, the daughter of…
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/GR0007/LPL_BRR_HasseyS001.pdf

Date: undated
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.
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/GR0007/LPL_BRR_HatemE001_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 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: 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

Date: 1910 Sept 4
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.
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/GR0007/LPL_BRR_HawyJahja001_wm.pdf
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