An American Family History

Joseph Tuller

“Remember, remember always, that all of us, and you and I especially, are descended from immigrants and revolutionists."
― Franklin D. Roosevelt
Before World War I it was Matsiov in Kovel, Volhynia in the Russian Empire. Between the wars it was Maciejów, Kowel, Wolyn in Poland. After World War II it was Lukov in the Soviet Union. Today it is Lukiv in the Ukraine. It has also been called Motchiov, Matzif, Matseev or Matsiv (Yiddish), Matseyuv, Matseyev, and Matseyiv.

Joseph (Yossel) Tuller was born May 15, 1894 in Matsiov, Kovel, Volhynia, Russian Empire which is now Lukiv, Ukraine. He was the son of Motel Tuller.

Joseph never married. He had a furniture store in Brookline, Massachusetts which was at 611 Washington Street in Boston. His address was 15 Babcock Street, Brookline, Massachusetts. In 1930 he lived with his cousins Morris and Anne Bergman both age 41 and their children Helen age 18 and Grace age 9.

In the 1924 Boston City directory Joseph Tuller with Springfield Furniture Company was listed at 763 Tremont h at Malden.

Joseph in 1938


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