Saturday, March 29, 2014

1906-1913 ARCHIVES: PERMISSION TO LIVE IN ST. PETERSBURG (#2)

“Proceedings of the Nineteenth Annual International Conference on Jewish Studies”, Vol. III
(Moscow Center for University Teaching of Jewish Civilization “Sefer”)

http://sefer.ru/upload/XIXproc-V.III.pdf

From Russian State Historical Archives
Fund 1284 “The Department of Common Affairs MVD(?) (or MIA??), Case14, Delo 1
1906-1913 “On the Resolution of the Jews to Live in St. Petersburg with Parents, Children, Relatives, and Guardians”

Each case consists of sets of petitions on the same topic: permitting Jews to move from elsewhere to St. Petersburg at a time when Jews did not have the right to reside there. The petitions are organized chronologically in each case file. They contain names education, place in society ( ex. merchant, guild, etc.) place of registration, addresses, kinships, ages, family composition, etc.


Some individuals used as examples of petitioners:
2/18/1908 Israel Joseph Magidova/Magid, retired corporal of 67th Tarutino Infantry Regiment, Mstsislauye tradesman, and Beynis Joseph Magidova, living in St. Petersburg,5th Rothe (?) Izmailov Regiment.

Family lived in St. Petersburg 50+ years.
Grandfather, Zalman Magid moved in the 1850’s. He was a goldsmith who had been a member of the Petersburg craft council. He taught his son (born in St. P., Iosel Zalmanovich Magidova, the craft.

Iosel had four children—three sons (Solomon {16—youngest brother}, Israel, Beynis) & one daughter ( Pasha-Mina—18).
Mother died three years earlier and father, Iosel, died 15 years earlier.

Pasha-Mina—studied corsetry  but, unable to find a job, was forced to leave St. P., since she didn’t have the right to live outside the Pale of Settlement. Petition was to request the right of Pash-Mina to return to St. P. and live with her brothers. (D. 238, p. 79)

Other names/petitions:
8/14/1908 Noty Aronovich Valenshteyna (73 yrs. old)—Her daughter, Bella (38, was divorced from Israel (?) Rubyazheva, who was treated in Alexander hospital) {D. 239, p. 294} Divorced 4/22.
--Had four sons; one daughter (three live in St. P. (10/8/1908 #9138)
--Bella Rubyazheva had three children: 12, 10, & 1 month (D 239, p. 296)

10/11/1906Alexander Yakovlevich Gurlyand, sister Zhozefine/Josephina Yakovlevna Gurlyand, brothers: Ilya, Michael (student at Novorossiysk Univ.) Brothers are Orthodox, sister is Jewish. (D. 105, p. 28)

3/20/1907 Yelena/Helen Osipovna Glyass, widow (residence Vilna),
deceased daughter Dr. Daria Lyudvikovny Zhirmunskaya (nee Glyass),
granddaughters—Catherine Mironovna Zhirmunskaya & Maloletov (?). Catherine attended Vilna Women’s Institute ( D. 163, . 188)

1913 Isaak Brodsky, artist—underage sister Raisa Brody (attended Petersburg Conservatory---left due to hand problems), daughter of a merchant of the 2nd guild, from Nogaisk Tav (?)