Family photograph of the Khourys in Johannesburg, South Africa, 1961

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Family photograph of the Khourys in Johannesburg, South Africa, 1961

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A family photograph of the Khourys in Johannesburg, South Africa in 1961. Sometime in the 1920s, Bechara and Farieda Khoury (Maximo Kuri's paternal great great grandparents) moved the Khourys family moved to Johannesburg, South Africa as Lebanon's future and its status at the end of World War I seemed uncertain. Bechara and Farieda Khoury's eldest son, Hanna Khoury eloped with Dalel and left, before the Khoury family went to South Africa, to France (for a year) and then to Veracruz, Mexico.
Top row from left to right: Amira Khoury (daughter of Hanna Khoury and his second wife, after separating from Dalel, Marcy) holding her youngest son Anthony. Amira’s husband Simone Sham- his and Amira’s eldest daughter Antoinette. Next to her Tony’s daughter Warda - her mom Matty- George Khoury (Hanna’s youngest brother)
Sally (Wadih Khoury’s wife) Bechus ( Francis’s brother), his daughter Freda, and wife Victoria Khoury (Amira’s only sister in South Africa)
Middle Row: Amira’s children Patrick, Margaret, and Raymond. Tony Khoury (eldest Khoury in South Africa). Bechara (Hanna’s father), his son Wadih Khoury - his son Paul and his daughter Brenda leaning on his lap.
Bottom row: Albert, David, Francis (Tony and Matty’s three boys)
Rosie (Matty’s sister that lived with them:) Eddie (Wadih son).

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Moise A. Khayrallah Center for Lebanese Diaspora Studies

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kc0055_019

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https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/KC0055/kc0055_019.pdf

Citation

“Family photograph of the Khourys in Johannesburg, South Africa, 1961,” Moise A. Khayrallah Center for Lebanese Diaspora Studies Archive, accessed July 19, 2024, https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/items/show/79095.