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Yosef Benjamin “Iossel” BLOCK

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  • Name Yosef Benjamin “Iossel” BLOCK 
    Gender Male 
    Notes 
    • Resided in the shtetl Osveya, Dinaburg, Vitebsk, Belarus.

      Coordinates: 56 degrees 01’ N 28 degrees 06’ E

      148 miles north of Minsk

      Osveya, Belarus: Before WWI, the town was in the Drissa District of the Vitebsk province.
      Today it is Osveya, part of the country of Belarus.

      Settlement: Osvei
      Uzed: Driss
      Volost: Osvei
      Source: Vitebsk

      Driss was one of the eleven uezds (districts) that comprised Vitebsk gubernia from 1866 to 1917. The city of Drissa is now known as Verkhnedvinsk. Other towns in Drissa include Osvei.

      Other spellings:Osvei, Asveja
    Person ID I2181  Lowell&Block
    Last Modified 23 Dec 2018 

    Family Sarah CHERNOMORDAK 
    Children 
    +1. Gussie or Gitta or Gittel BLOCK,   b. Abt 1883, Russia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Nov 1960, Brooklyn (Kings Co.), New York City, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 77 years)
    +2. Lazarus BLOCK,   b. 9 Apr 1879, Russia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Jan 1967  (Age 87 years)
    +3. Scheine Riwe or Sarah “Shenka” BLOCK,   b. Abt 1888, Asvieja, Viciebskaja, Belarus Find all individuals with events at this location
    +4. Iuda or Julius BLOCK,   b. 20 Dec 1888, Asvieja, Viciebskaja, Belarus Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Jan 1982, Minneapolis, Hennepin, Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 93 years)
    +5. Ische Leib or Isidore BLOCK,   b. 10 Jul 1893, Asvieja, Viciebskaja, Belarus Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Apr 1966, Brooklyn (Kings Co.), New York City, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
    Photos
    Block, Yosef Benjamin 'Iossel'.  Family portrait.
    Block, Yosef Benjamin "Iossel". Family portrait.
    Date and place of photograph unknown. Given estimates of age of children, photo was most likely taken sometime between 1905-1910. Back row, standing, L. to R.: Scheine Riwe, Ische Leib, and Gussie. Front row, seated: Iuda, father Yosef Benjamin, mother Sarah Chernomordak. (Note: one son, Lazarus, not included in photograph, unless Iuda is misidentified and is instead, Lazarus.)
    Last Modified 23 Dec 2018 
    Family ID F974  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart