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ASIMOV, Judah

ASIMOV, Judah[1, 2]

Male 1802 -

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  • Name ASIMOV, Judah 
    Birth 1802  Petrovichi, Russia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Occupation Traveling Jewish preacher Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Death Russia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Burial Russia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • According to Judah's great-great grandson, Judah (Jack) Asimov (1896-1969):

      Judah was a great scholar. The name Asimov came to his predecessors whenever last names were given to the Jewish people because he, like everyone in the family, were dealers in rye planted in the fall and kept warm under the snow all winter. The rye is known as "asimy chleb." So the the first dealer was given the name Asimy, and his sons, Asimov.

      Judah lived in Petrovichi and, like all the town's people, paid taxes to the land owner. Each person had the right to sell it or transfer it, subject to a tax by the land owner.

      Judah exchanged his great piece of land in the middle of town for a "third of land" at the west end of town.

      With the money he received, he became a traveling Jewish preacher, walking everywhere. He had written a book advising piety and moral behavior. He gave out this book wherever he went.
    Person ID I1  Hugh Byrne and Nanette Asimov Lines
    Last Modified 17 Feb 2024 

    Father ASIMOV, Wolf,   b. 1771, Petrovichi, Russia Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 1847, Russia Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 76 years) 
    Mother UNKNOWN, Chaya,   b. 1774, Russia Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Russia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Marriage Abt 1787  Russia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F4  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family MENDELEVA, Rochlya,   b. 1802, Russia Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Russia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Marriage Abt 1820  Russia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. ASIMOV, Itka,   b. 1821, Petrovichi, Russia Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. ASIMOV, Abraham Ber,   b. Abt 1825, Petrovichi, Russia Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Abt 1899, Petrovichi, Russia Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 74 years)
     3. ASIMOV, Moses Jacob,   b. Abt 1832, Petrovichi, Russia Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Abt 1905, Russia Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 73 years)
    Family ID F3  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart
    Last Modified 17 Feb 2024 

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBirth - 1802 - Petrovichi, Russia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDeath - - Russia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBurial - - Russia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarriage - Abt 1820 - Russia Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S143] Yuri Dorn ([email protected]), Yuri Dorn, Russian researcher, via genealogist Gary Palgon (familytreeexpert.com).

    2. [S166] Isaac's father, Judah "Jack" Asimov, Isaac Asimov in "In Memory Yet Green" (1979).

    3. [S74] Judah Asimov's written recollections (1969).



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