The Khazak/Hassak/Isaac Family
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Shmerka/Schmul/Samuel Abrashov Khazak/Hassak/Isaac - date of birth 27th December 1870
Certificate from the Russian Tsarist Army confirms registration for military conscription 1888/9 (aged 18) and lists him as from Vitebsk as a 'meschanin', translated for us as 'Tradesman'
Ticket of Leave from Tsarist Army in year c1890 (he's aged 21) with illegible date for absence, again listing him as from Vitebsk and as tradesman
???? unknown details of journey
arrived in Whitechapel London c1890, living in Brady Street Dwellings
Married a Sarah Miselof (from Borbruisk, Minsk) in Whitechapel in 1895
Listed as Isaacs in 1901 census, and Samuel Isaacs recorded there as cabinet maker/journeyman
Rebecca Isaacs (my grandmother) born 13th December 1899 (the second of 4 children)