Adelle Weintraub Gloger wrote:
Dear Genners,1. Horsecart driver (wagoneer).
This occupation was generally known in Yiddish as balagula (>from Hebrew:
baal agula) - the master of the wheels. Term was used primary for the
horsedrivers engaged in the goods transportation.
2. Coachman - a horse "taxicab" driver - people transportation
BTW. Village modern name is Timkovichi, Belarus