I don't know if i'll be of any help. My great-grandmother was Wadia. Sito Wadia married Alkel (Ed) Shaheen. Wadia had 8 kids - Mary, Mable, Martha, Louie, Katie, Emily, Ana, Helen and two step-children Edna and Sheridan (My granddaddy) When my great-grandfather Alkel immigrated here to Michigan he changed his surname to Joseph. he immigrated here sometime in the early 1900's. i hope i'm of help or vise versa you can help me!