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Jewish Families from Brtnice (Pirnitz), Moravia, Czech Republic

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  • Ester Rosy Minkus (c.1841 - 1871)
  • Jacob Isak (Ignatz) Beer (1800 - 1876)
    Jacob Isak Beer is variably seen as "Jacob Beer", "Isak Beer", and "Ignatz Beer". He was born in Trebic in 1800, but lived in Brtnice for several years following his marriage to Regina Kohn-Zerkowitz. ...
  • Jakob Kalman Furcht (1809 - 1878)
    Familianten records of Brtnice: Jakob Furcht, b. May 1809, m. 26 Feb 1833 to Karolina [Kohn-Zerkowitz], b. March 1808 -- children: Simon, b. 15 Dec 1833; Katy, b. 27 Mar 1835; Hanny, b. 9 Apr 1837; Fan...
  • Karolina (Clara) (Gelle) (Ganine) Furcht (1808 - 1885)
    Karolina (Kohn-Zerkowitz) Furcht was a twin to her brother Jacob Samuel Kohn-Zerkowitz. Although Familianten records of Brtnice state they were born in "March 1808", their actual date of birth was 20 F...
  • Isaac Schweinburg (c.1785 - d.)
    Isak Schweinburg was Familianten from Nikolsburg (now Mikulov, Czech Republic). Following the death of his father-in-law, Simon Kohn-Zerkowitz, in 1817, he inherited Simon's Familianten number in Pirni...

This project seeks to list representatives of all of the Jewish families from the Moravian town of Brtnice (Pirnitz) in the Czech Republic.

Earliest known Jewish community was in the 15th century. There were 33 Jews. Effecting the Jewish community: separation of Jewish quarter, 1727. Cemetery originated second half of 16th century. Last known Conservative Jewish burial was 1860.