Discussion:
where is this place?
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Boris Feldblyum
2010-02-13 17:00:27 UTC
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Harvey Kaplan wrote on Feb. 5:
"Abraham Freeman was naturalised in Newry, Co. Down, Ireland in 1903. He states in
his application that he was born in 1847 in: N.Benyma Koben Konto T.[F?] Russia"

Without seeing the original record, here is the best guess:
Benyamin Kohen, Kovno G[uberniya], Russia.

Boris Feldblyum,
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Harvey Kaplan
2010-02-13 17:45:41 UTC
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thanks Boris - I agree about the Kovno connection, but the whole phrase is down as
a place name, so Benyamin Kohen would not be likely, I don't think

Harvey Kaplan
"Abraham Freeman was naturalised in Newry, Co. Down, Ireland in 1903. He states
in his application that he was born in 1847 in: N.Benyma Koben Konto T.[F?]
Russia"
Benyamin Kohen, Kovno G[uberniya], Russia.
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