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Jewish Families from Meclov, Bohemia, Czech Republic

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  • Rosalia Rachel Hauser (1779 - 1844)
    Rosalia (Rachel) Hauser died May 6, 1844 in Radonice House #4. HBMa Fond 241 inv. č 431 Milavče, Z Folio 6-7, Line 3 She was reportedly 66 years old when she died.
  • Moses Weishut (1783 - d.)
    Marriage record:
  • Dr. Samuel Weishut (1826 - 1886)
    Zentralfriedhof, Wien: Weishut Samuel Dr. 60 Year(s) 03/12/1886 ZENTRALFRIEDHOF I. TOR 5b 15 17 Weishut Sofie 52 Year(s) 01/11/1885 ZENTRALFRIEDHOF I. TOR 5b 15 17
  • Lipman Bloch (1834 - d.)
  • Fanni Grünhut (deceased)

The project is designed to identify and collect Jewish individuals and family with a connection to Meclov Metzling.

Meclov is a village and municipality (obec) in Domažlice District in the Plzeň Region of the Czech Republic. The municipality covers an area of 31.96 square kilometres (12.34 sq mi), and has a population of 1,055 (as at 28 August 2006). Meclov lies approximately 9 kilometres (6 mi) north-west of Domažlice, 45 km (28 mi) south-west of Plzeň, and 129 km (80 mi) south-west of Prague.

This town is in the Klatovsky district according to the Geni page. In German this town is called Metzling. I welcome additions to this page.

According to info from Julius Muller: The first record on the village dates back to 1115. Since 1379 it was part of Pobežovice estate. In Jewish Census 1793, there were 8 families (2x WÜRTZLER, BLOCH, WEISHUTH, HERSCHL, KLAUBER, HIRSCHWALD, GRÜNHUT). Synagogue build up in 1856, today used as firestation. Family history notes: WIRTZLER-WETZLER family lived in house no.3 and XXXV

The Meclov/Metzling community used the cemetery in Pobezovice. I (Tony Hausner) took photos in that cemetery.

This website shows the names of fallen WWI soldiers, including some from Meclov, from which perhaps some profiles can be found.