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  • Tags: Birth Records

Date: January 1912
A letter from E. J. Cate, Truant Officer for Lawrence Public Schools written on January 4, 1912. It requests the opinion of Dr. J. H. Bannon on the age of Jennie Salem. It lists her birthdate as December 27, 1895, although he questions it. On the…
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An Arabic letter handwritten FR. Basila Nahas on November 28, 1914. It confirms the birthdate of Annie alRaei on August 15, 1897, age (17). A stamp at the top indicates that it was written by the pastor of St. Joseph's Church in Lawrence,…
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An Arabic letter handwritten by Father Khouri Elias alHadsheti on September 9, 1915. It confirms the birthdate of Elias Fahous alRamey on December 15, 1898.
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An Arabic letter handwritten by Father Khouri Boutrus Aoun on November 4, 1910. It confirms the birthdate of Martha daughter of Arsula Serkis on April 20, 1895. Included with the ltter is an evelope with the name "Bshara, Martha" handwritten in…
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A handwritten letter from Clark Carter, Secretary of the Lawrence City Mission written on September 18, 1909 on a page with letterhead for the mission, which was located at 206 Essex St. It was written to help prove that Charles Own [Khalil Aoun] was…
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Date: July 1911
An Arabic letter handwritten by Father Khouri Basilius Hayek on July 16, 1911. It confirms the birthdate of Sulaiman Fahous on April 5, 1897. Written in the bottom in English are notations that read: "Wadan Nassar or Henry Norris July 1897"
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Date: August 1909
A handwritten letter in Arabic and English. Written by Father Khouri Hannah Zizhzghy on August 18, 1909, the letter certifies that Amia Nimy, daughter of Makhoul Nimy, was born March 3, 1894 in Falougha. A note on the bottom, in different…
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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: Unknown
An Arabic letter handwritten by Father Khouri Elias alHadsheti. It confirms the birthdate of Madeline Kalil on March 25, 1894.
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Date: May 1909
An Arabic letter handwritten by Father Khouri Mousa Abi Haidar on May 3, 1909. It confirms the birthdate of George Assaad Jirjis Freige on June 29, 1893. In addition to his name and birthdate, written on the bottom is "Card [are?] 9-8-09 Page 247."
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Date: October 1913
An Arabic letter handwritten by Father Khouri Hannah Bekfaya on October 2, 1913. It confirms the birthdate of Fareeda Ameen Mahiouf on November 16, 1895, age (18).
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Date: August 1913
An Arabic letter handwritten by Father Khouri Francis Basile on August 30, 1913. It confirms the birthdate of Adele Abdullah Aqel alBistany on January 20, 1896, putting their age at 17 years and 7 months.
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Date: March 1909
An Arabic letter by Father Khouri Youssef Mansour on March 3, 1909. It confirms the birthdate of two children of Nassif al Bistany: Kaisar on June 29, 1892, and Ogany on August 12, 1893.
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Handwritten letter in Arabic and English. The letter certifies that Tom Nassif Ajamie was born on December 28, 1892 and was baptized on February 2, 1893. The letter was signed by Rev. Gabriel Kouri on December 18, 1908.
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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 1921
An affidavit signed by William Nader of 73 Hampshire St, father of Mary Nader, attempting to establish Mary's true age as 17 rather than 14. He states that he was incorrect about her age due to a culture of not keeping track of ages in his home…
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Date: October 1921
An affidavit signed by Mrs. Aseen Aoun of 262 Hampshire St., Lawrence, Massachusetts, attesting that Mary Nader was 17 years old. This testimony is based on the fact that her own 16-year-old daughter was born one year after Mary Nader. This testimony…
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Date: October 1921
An affidavit signed by Mrs. Mary Aoun of 262 Hampshire St., Lawrence, Massachusetts, attesting that Mary Nader was 17 years old and not 14, as her father believed, based on the fact that she lived in the village when Mary Nader was born. The…
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Date: July 1918
A letter from Edward Wade, City Clerk of Lawrence, Massachusetts, sent on July 20, 1918. It addresses a birth record for George Mussawir, correcting his name to read Alfred George (from Joseph) Mussawir.
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Date: March 1910
An Arabic letter handwritten by Father Khouri Gabreil al Afeesh on March 29, 1910. It confirms the birthdate of Olga daughter of Mousa al Aqal on January 2, 1894. "Olga Moser" is written on the bottom in pencil.
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