The Families of Bsharri 

There are very few families that come from the village of Bsharri, Lebanon. According to Wikipedia  The Jacob/Jacobs clan are part of the Kairouz family.  Here is a post from Wendy Fakhry Gretton about the “Kairuz Family Origins: Its members originated from Ain Hayla, Syria”  Thank you to Ruth Vettiner for the research. 1. Kairuz Family: Its members originated from Ain Halya, a city in Syria. They immigrated to Becharre in vast numbers during the year 1438.  2. Geagea Family: This family was established by the nephew of the Patriarch Youhanna Aljaji who came with his uncle from Jaj in … Continue reading The Families of Bsharri