1837 ODESSA & THE PLAGUE: SOME NAMES
(“1837 Odessa Plague”)
In September 1837, the plague was brought from Turkey to Odessa on the merchant ship, “Samson”. 108 people died.
Commissar of Jews (?)—1st Merchants Guild: G. Billig
His Assistants: GG Gersh-Ber-Etinger, Brodsky, Meyer Billig, merchant Berdinsky
His Assistants—Dursht, Balaban, Spevak & Nedel
His Assistants—GG Gerbar, Kamersky, Gendelyuvich, &