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  • Tags: Bistany

Date: January 1913
This immigration record was produced at Ellis Island on January 4, 1913, signed by Acting Commissioner Byron Hall, and sent to Abraham Tanous, c/o Bistany, at 39 Valley St., Lawrence, MA. It certifies that Ibraham Tonses arrived in the United States…
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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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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: May 1912
Contract for transportation by sea by the transatlantic general company out of Marseille, created on May 30, 1912. Mary M. Mahboub Bistany was travelling to Lawrence, Massachusett, was 16, and was on board the liner named Florida [Floride]. The back…
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Date: March 1909
A letter in Arabic handwritten by Father Khouri Youssef Mansour on March 26, 1909. It confirms the age of Saeed the son of (first name not clear) Habib Elias Albistani on January 10, 1893.
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Date: May 1910
A handwritten letter in Arabic written by Father Khouri Youssed Mansour on May 30, 1910. It confirms the birthdate of Majid Elias al Bistani [Bistany] on February 5, 1893.
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Date: July 1921
An immigration passport, produced by the Department of Public Security, Ministry of the Interior, in Egypt on July 2, 1921. The document allows Michel Bistany to travel from Cairo, where he had been living though he was born in Lebanon, to the United…
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Date: October 1912
An application for Certificate for Employment for Joseph Bistany. It provides his residence, 92 Valley Street, date of birth, September 10, 1896, and other personal information, including physical characteristics and a note that he was "illit.…
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Date: October 1912
This immigration record was produced at Ellis Island on October 30, 1912, sent to Bernard M. Sheriden, Superintendant of Schools in Lawrence, MA, and signed by Acting Commissioner Byron Hall. It certifies Joseff Bostani's [Bestany] arrival in the…
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Date: Unknown
A handwritten letter from Principle Margaret S. Brown of the Cross St. School. It certifies Hafis Bistany's birthdate as September 3, 1904.
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Date: 1953
A booklet commemorating the 50th anniversary of St. Anthony Maronite Church in Lawrence, Massachusetts. The book begins with letters of congratulations from various high-ranking members of the Catholic church accompanied by photographs of these…
STANTHONY50OCR.pdf
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