Help deciphering "Birth Registration" from Lapichi in 1880s--ViewMate postings #belarus #translation #records

David Gordon

I received two images (front and back) of a document that I am told is the “Birth Registration” of my grandfather, Gershon Gurevich, who was born in Lapichi in Belarus in 1887 (or 1889).  His father’s name was (Rabbi) Moshe Aharon Gurevich and his mother was Chaya Ruchl (Drazin).  The quality of the images is extremely poor, making it very difficult to read.  I would be most grateful for any information or translation that anyone is able to provide.


The front of the document is

The back of the document is


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Thank you very much for your help.


David Gordon


Chicago, Illinois


GORDON: Butrimonys; HORWITZ: Smolevichi, Lapichi

GEBALOVITCH: Borisov; DRAZIN: Bobruisk