Lebanon – Links

 Lebanon Genealogy and Family History

“Researching Your Lebanese or Syrian Ancestry” by Sandra Hasser Bennett, Genealogy Today: http://www.genealogytoday.com/family/syrian/

 “How to Trace Genealogy in the Middle East or Eastern Europe” by Anne Hart, (originally at www.allvoices.com), Assyrian International News Agency, 2010: http://www.aina.org/ata/20101028214412.htm [See her book also – Tracing Your Baltic, Scandinavian, Eastern European, and Middle Eastern Ancestry Online.]

“Middle Ground: tracing Arabic ancestors in Syria, Lebanon and throughout the Middle East” article by Brad Crawford, Family Tree Magazine (USA), February 2007.

Lebanese-Genealogy, Facebook, https://www.facebook.com/pages/Lebanese-Genealogy/363583063737966

Lebanon Genealogy Forum, Genealogy.com: http://genforum.genealogy.com/lebanon/all.html

Nami Jafet Memorial Library, American University of Beirut, Lebanon: http://www.aub.edu.lb/ulibraries/Pages/index.aspx

“Approaching Lebanese History: Archives and Sources for Modern Lebanese History” with Graham Pitts and Chris Gratien, Ottoman History Podcast, No. 99, March, 30 2013: http://www.ottomanhistorypodcast.com/2012/03/lebanon-archive-sources-modern-mandate.html

National Archives, Lebanon: http://www.can.gov.lb/

Lebanese Emigration Research Center, Notre Dame University, Kesrwan, Lebanon: http://www.ndu.edu.lb/lerc/aboutus.htm

Ministry of Tourism, Lebanon: http://mot.gov.lb/AboutLebanon

Search Your Middle Eastern and European Genealogy: In the Former Ottoman Empire’s Records and Online by Anne Hart, (ASJA Press, 2004).

FamilySearch.org, very few books/records, but some family histories: https://familysearch.org/wiki/en/Lebanon_Genealogy

DNA project – for Lebanon, Syria, Palestine, and Jordon, Family Tree DNA: http://www.familytreedna.com/public/Lebanon-Syria-DNA/

“Jews of Lebanon, History and Records” by Alain Farhi, IAJGS Conference 2012: http://www.farhi.org/Documents/The%20Jews%20of%20Lebanon.htm

Historical and Modern Maps

Lebanese Gazetteer, Falling Rain Genomics Ltd.: http://www.fallingrain.com/world/LE/

David Rumsey Historical Map Collection, Cartography Associates: http://www.davidrumsey.com/luna/servlet/view/search/where/Lebanon?q=lebanon&sort=Pub_List_No_InitialSort,Pub_Date,Pub_List_No,Series_No

The Perry-Castañeda Map Collection, University of Texas Libraries: http://www.lib.utexas.edu/maps/lebanon.html

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M. Diane Rogers is a Director and Editor and Co-webmistress of the British Columbia Genealogical Society, teaches genealogy and family history year round, and blogs at CanadaGenealogy, or, Jane's Your Aunt. She's been doing her own family research since the 1980s in Canada, the UK and the United States, Sweden and further afield. She has a lifelong interest in Canadian and women's history and is a member of the Association of Professional Genealogists, the Genealogical Speakers Guild and the International Society of Family History Writers and Editors

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