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  • Tags: Births

Date: 1914 July 16
A handwritten letter in Arabic. Confirms the birthdate of Youssef, son of Abdullah alSabbah, on December 25, 1897. Written by Father Khouri Youhanna alNadaf on July 16, 1914.
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/GR0007/LPL_BRR_ShaheenJoseph001_wm.pdf

Date: undated
A Physician's Certificate signed by M. Schwartz, M.D., certifying that Toofic Abdo's age was at least 16. This record lists Abdo's residence at 393 Elm St., Lawrence, Massachusetts, and place of birth as Syria.
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/GR0007/LPL_BRR_AbdoToofie001_wm.pdf

Date: 1913 Nov 11
A letter from Arlington Mills composed on November 11, 1913, explaining a complicated situation detailing different records and employments for Michael Kalil, which provide contradictory evidence for his age.
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/GR0007/LPL_BRR_KalilMichael002_wm.pdf

A letter from As'ad Zacharias who informs Father Tobia of his new born baby, Fouad, and reassures him about his wife. He also tells him that businesses are not running very well specially after the war ended. Dated August 29, 1921.
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/AttallahLetters/TAttallah2020-028.pdf

Date: 1914 Nov 28
An Arabic letter handwritten Fr. Basila Nahas on November 28, 1914. It confirms the birthdate of Annie alRaei on August 15, 1897. A stamp at the top indicates that it was written by the pastor of St. Joseph's Church in Lawrence, Massachusetts.
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/GR0007/LPL_BRR_Rossi001_wm.pdf

Date: 1914 March 4
An Arabic letter handwritten by Fr. Basile Nahas on March 4, 1914. It confirms the birthdate of (name not clear), the daughter of George Francis, on March 20, 1897.
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/GR0007/LPL_BRR_GeorgeE001_wm.pdf

Date: 1913 Aug 18
An Arabic letter handwritten by Fr. Basile Nahas on August 18, 1913. Confirms the birthdate of Sultana [Sultain], the wife of Elias Youssef, as November 2, 1893.
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/GR0007/LPL_BRR_FerrisS001_wm.pdf

A letter in Arabic handwritten on January 6, 1914 by FR. Basile Nahas, Pastor of Saint Joseph Church. It confirms the birth of Khutar Eid Souri on December 12, 1896. Souri's place of birth is illegible.
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/GR0007/LPL_BRR_AideHatas001.pdf

Date: undated
A record from the City of Boston Registry Department certifying that [illegible] Maloof, child of William Maloof, was born June 8, 1908. The document is accompanied by an envelope.
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/GR0007/LPL_BRR_MaloofJulia002_wm.pdf

Date: 1921 Oct 5
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…
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/GR0007/LPL_BRR_NaderMary003_wm.pdf

Date: 1921 Oct 5
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…
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/GR0007/LPL_BRR_NaderMary002_wm.pdf

Date: 1918 Nov 16
A record, issued by the City Clerk's Office of Dover, New Hampshire, on November 16, 1918, certifying Najib Dowaliby's birthdate as November 12, 1904. It lists his father's name as Ameen Dowaliby.
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/GR0007/LPL_BRR_DowalibyNajib004_wm.pdf

A birth record issued by the City of Lawrence City Clerk's Office on January 25, 1915. It certifies Barney Bolis's birthdate as August 23, 1902, and lists his parents as Michael Bolis and Marcella Belris. It was signed by Edward S. Wade, city clerk.
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/GR0007/LPL_BRR_BolisBarney001_wm.pdf

A City Clerk's Office record detailing the birth of Nezira R. Abounader on May 8, 1904, in Worcester, Massachusetts. This copy of her original birth record was created on August 18, 1910, but the original birth record was created in January, 1905.…
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/GR0007/LPL_BRR_AbounaderNezira006.pdf

Date: undated
Copy of a birth record issued by the City of Boston Registry Department certifying that Ethel Shukrallah, child of Najeeb and Mary Shukrallah, was born on December 2, 1896.

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https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/GR0007/LPL_BRR_ShurkrallahEthel001_wm.pdf

Date: 1935 Sept 6
A birth record produced by the City of Boston Registry Department on September 6, 1935. It certifies that Edmund George Samra, son of Abraham and Ella Samra, was born on March 12, 1930.
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/GR0007/LPL_BRR_SamraEdmund001_wm.pdf

Date: 1922 Nov 16
A birth record issued by the City of Lawrence City Clerk's Office on November 16, 1922. It certifies that Adella Solomon, child of Bashara Solomon and Raffaela Habib Solomon, was born in Lawrence, Massachusetts, on March 20, 1906.
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/GR0007/LPL_BRR_SolomonAdella001_wm.pdf

Date: undated
This letter, handwritten in both Arabic and English, certifies Taraf's, son of Faris Aown, birthdate as July 21, 1896, and baptism on November 26, 1896. His hometown is listed as Saghbeen, Syria. It lists his father as Faris Nekowla Elias Aown and…
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/GR0007/LPL_BRR_AounSeraf001_wm.pdf

Date: 1916 June 13
A typed letter certifying Rosie Darowish's birthdate as August 10, 1895, in Boro, Shanandoah, Pennsylvania. It lists the name of her father, D. E. Darowish, and his residence, 134 E. Coal St., Shenandoah, Pennsylvania. It bears a seal and was signed…
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/GR0007/LPL_BRR_DarowishRosie001_wm.pdf

A typed letter certifying Alice Darowish's birthdate as April 12, 1900, and birthplace as Boro, Shanandoah, Pennsylvania. It lists the name of her father, D. E. Darowish, and his residence, 134 E. Coal St., Shenandoah, Pennsylvania. It bears a seal…
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/GR0007/LPL_BRR_DarowishAlice001_wm.pdf

Date: undated
A handwritten letter from Principle Margaret S. Brown of the Cross St. School. It certifies Hafis Bistany's birthdate as September 3, 1904.
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/GR0007/LPL_BRR_BistanyHafis001_wm.pdf

Date: undated
This handwritten note, signed by Margaret S. Brown, Principal of the Cross Street School, confirms that according to the records of the school Joseph Akey's birthdate as January 25, 1906.
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/GR0007/LPL_BRR_AkeyJoseph001.pdf

Date: undated
A record certifying Alfred Dowaliby's birthdate as September 24, 1914. It lists his place of birth, 53 White St., Lawrence, Massachusetts. It also includes his father's name, Ameen Dowaliby, mother's name, Julia Abdabor Dowaliby, and their respective…
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/GR0007/LPL_BRR_DowalibyAlfred001_wm.pdf

Date: 1912 Nov 2
A letter from E. U. Butterfield, Superintendent of Schools of Dover, New Hampshire, to Bernard Sheridan, superintendent of Schools in Lawrence, Massachusetts, stating that he is sending Najeb Mansur's birth certificate with the letter. The letter is…
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/GR0007/LPL_BRR_MansurNajeb001_wm.pdf

Date: 1922 Sept 18
A letter, from Rev. Elias Zaytoun of Kinston, NC, sent on September 18, 1922. It confirms that Marie Hatem was born on June 15, 1906 in Hammana, Lebanon, at the Maronite St. Mary Church.
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/GR0007/LPL_BRR_HatemMarie2001_wm.pdf
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