SERVIAN (Serwianski) Joseph (Josiel) [Joseph Zalman b Mordecai]
Male 1844 - 1915

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  • Birth  1844  Sejny, Suwalki, Poland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Male 
    Died  08 Mar 1915 
    Buried  Rice Lane Jewish Cemetery Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Inscription: Joseph Servian who died 8th Mar 1915 aged 70 years.
      From the Hebrew Inscription (courtesy of Abraham Goldberg): In this place are buried the remains of a simple (meaning pure and straight) man. The respected elderly man who trod an upright path, turned away from evil, possessing noble qualities. (He)lived by the sweat of his brow and benefited from his toils. YOSEF ZALMAN son of MORDECHAI. Passed away with a good name (the initials could also be interpreted as at a good old age) 22nd Adar 5675.
    Servian, Joseph
    Servian, Joseph
    Status: . Ref: JHjs45
    Person ID  I12481  CemeteryScribes.com
    Last Modified  02 Sep 2010 
    Family  KARPOWITZ Ada [Hadass b Yaakov],   b. 1845, Suwalki, Poland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Jul 1917 
     1. SERVIAN Leah,   b. 1868,   d. 1894
     2. SERVIAN Abraham,   b. 1873,   d. 1940
     3. SERVIAN Samuel,   b. 1875,   d. 1938
    Last Modified  02 Sep 2010 
    Family ID  F2723  Group Sheet
  • Notes 
    • Joseph Servian was born Josiel Serwianski in Sejny in Suwalki gubernia in NE Poland in 1844 (near lake Serwy). Joseph was the son of Hannah and Mordechai Serwianski. He came to Liverpool in about 1875 with his wife Ada, three children (Leah 1868-1894, Abraham 1873-1940 and Samuel 1875-1938) and also his brother Barnet (1855-1918, who emigrated to USA in 1905). He became a naturalized citizen. Joseph was a glazier and picture frame maker by trade, but branched out into retail furniture and pawnbroking. He died in Liverpool in 1915. [Source: J. Whitehead]


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