Through the databases we have linked back to the USA and UK c. 1890. Lapis (via Yad-Vashem) seems to be spread throughout the Pale - but we don't have more definitive clues.
We have made some decent connections in the US post migration but no clear origins.
David Lapes - London
Lapes, Lapis, Lopis
William Lopis - 1840 (UKR)
Nathan Lapes - 1854 (UKR)
Descendents - Pugatsky, Lerner, Susman