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Black, 211 Wolcott Road
was the work of the builder/architect team of Simon Black and Ralph
I. Williams who were also responsible for three other houses on
the north side of Welland Road and four more on Blake Road.
residents of this house were Isadore & Judith Cohen, first listed
in 1942. They moved here from 65 Babcock Street. They were joined
a year later by Isadore's mother and brother, Sarah and Bernard
(or Barnet) Cohen. I believe -- though I'm not certain it's the
right family -- that the Cohens owned a furniture business that
Sarah and her two sons all worked in. Bernard was in the Army AIr
Corps during World War II.
in Russia c1885) came to the U.S. with her husband in 1898. He died
between 1929 and 1930. The family was listed at 61 Welland Road
until the late 1950s.