I am looking for help to break through a brick wall. My ggf Yankel LAPIDUS
born in 1859 immigrated to the US in 1885 >from Lebedev, Belarus. He returned
to Belarus by 1887 to a town 3.5 miles distant >from Lebedev, named Markovo.
I am unable to find his parents, his siblings, or his children who remained
in Belarus. Since he was not on the 1858 revision list for Lebedev, I
suspect he was not born there. It is possible he was born in Radoshkovich,
Krasnoe, Kurentz in the Vilejka district of Vilnius or in the Grodno town of
Volkovysk . Anyone with knowledge of the LAPIDUS families in these areas,
please contact me.