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

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  • Isaac Schweinburg (c.1785 - d.)
    Familiant records of Brtnice: Number 138 SCHWEINBURG, Isack, also familiant in Nikolsburg, wife, Rachel, b. December 1788 [error for 1785], son, Moyses, b. 7 July 1813, son, Samuel, b. 1815 Isack S...
  • Jacob Samuel Kohn (1808 - d.)
    Jacob Samuel Kohn-Zerkowitz was born in Brtnice on 20 February 1808, the son of Simon Kohn-Zerkowitz and his third wife, Eleonora (also known as Veronika). He was a twin to his sister, Karolina. In 182...
  • Simon Löbl Kohn-Zerkowitz (c.1755 - 1817)
    Simon Kohn-Zerkowitz was born in Zerkowitz, South Moravia [now Zverkovice, Czech Republic] and moved with his parents to Mahr. Weisskirchen in the early 1760s. Around 1780, however, he moved to Trebits...
  • Lazar Herzfelder (1749 - 1809)
    Die Grabschriften des Alten Judenfriedhofes in Wien" Band II- by Dr. Bernhard Wachstein- pg. 419 Mhrr from Heidingsfeld, lived in Pirnitz, Maehren and Vienna.

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.