University of Minnesota

Soffa Family, Papers

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Immigration History Research Center, College of Liberal Arts, University of Minnesota

Descriptive summary

Creator: Soffa family.
Dates: 1979
Abstract: Papers (1979) of the Soffa family consist of a photocopy of The Family History Book: A Genealogical Record, compiled by Barry Michael Dahl.
Quantity: 0.25 linear in.
Language: In English.
Collection ID: IHRC2460

HISTORICAL SKETCH

The history of the Soffa family, Syrian Americans, is a chronicle of the families of Amen (ca. 1873-1949), John (1877-19- ) and Anna Soffa and their respective spouses and Amen Soffa's wife's family.Amen Soffa came to the United States in the late 189s, and became a trader in Wisconsin and Minnesota. He married Nezera Kimmel (originally, Cammel), a Lebanese American, in 1901. They settled near Preston, Minnesota.


DESCRIPTION OF THE COLLECTION


ACCESS RESTRICTIONS

The Soffa Family collection is available for public research.

OWNERSHIP & LITERARY RIGHTS

The Soffa Family collection is the physical property of the Immigration History Reseach Center, University of Minnesota.

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CITE AS

The Soffa Family Papers, Near Eastern Collection, Immigration History Research Center, University of Minnesota

Index Terms

Genealogy.
Syrian Americans--Genealogy.
Syrian Americans--Minnesota.
Lebanese Americans.

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