Cohen Family

There are two interesting family stories about the Cohen Family of Rokiskis which describe their global wanderings from Lithuania to Ireland, Britain, South Africa, Australia, New Zealand and the U.S.  Be sure to read The Kohnowitz Family of Rokiskis by Harvey Cohen and the Cohen Family by Neville Cohen.


Morris J. Cohen, brother of Jonas Cohen, born in Rokiskis, died in New Zealand
Herman Cohen, son of Rachel and Jonas Cohen, nephew of Morris, born in Rokiskis in 1863, died in Australia in 1939.  Herman was a brother to Abraham (in the next photo),

L to R:  Hyman Cohen, Abraham Cohen, Beatrice Cohen, Libby Cohen, Lillian Grand

Abraham and Libby are the grandparents of the children in the photo.  Abraham was born in Rokiskis in 1855 and died in 1930 in the U.S.

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