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Jewish Families from Meclov, Bohemia, Czech Republic

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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.