Big changes have come to — all content is now read-only, and member subscriptions and the Shop have been discontinued.
Learn more

Chat | Daily Search | My GenForum | Community Standards | Terms of Service
Jump to Forum
Home: Regional: Countries: Lebanon Genealogy Forum

Post FollowupReturn to Message ListingsPrint Message

Re: Need help with given name "Ecy"
Posted by: Nelson Jorge Date: August 16, 2001 at 05:10:39
In Reply to: Need help with given name "Ecy" by Caroline Fahed of 3600


You should try searching for information on arrivals. Try different members of your family and check the original ship's manifest to see what they declared as final destination (sometimes there are names of relatives). Don't forget to be "creative" with the spelling...

There's a Joseph Ecy who arrived in 1914, as an American citizen.

There's a Hanna (John) Fahid who arrived on 30 November 1894 with the "Obdam" ship from Rotterdam/Boulogne. He was 32 years old, from Syria.

Remember that since Lebanon did not exist, most (future Lebanese) immigrants around that time declared "Turkey" or "Syria" as their home countries.


Post FollowupReturn to Message ListingsPrint Message
Search this forum:

Search all of GenForum:

Proximity matching
Add this forum to My GenForum Agreement of Use
Link to GenForum
Add Forum
Home |  Help |  About Us |  Site Index |  Jobs |  PRIVACY |  Affiliate
© 2007 The Generations Network