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Jewish Families from Myslkovice (Miskowitz), Bohemia, Czech Republic

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  • Eva Kohn (1802 - aft.1869)
    Choustník 1869 -
  • Katharina Koblitz (c.1787 - c.1847)
  • Hermann Löwi (deceased)
  • Sigmund/Zikmund Popper (1878 - 1944)
    record: MYSLKOVICE (o. Tábor) HBMa1325 N 1869-1907, 1909-1929 O 1869-1902, 1906-1930 Z 1869-1930, image 16 Marriage record: PRAHA 2710 O 1914 (i) (30/50)* Reference: MyHeritage Family Trees - SmartC...
  • Joseph Adler (deceased)

This project seeks to collect all of the Jewish families from the Bohemian village of Myslkovice (Miskowitz) in the Tabor district of Bohemia, Czech Republic.

Myslkovice is a village and municipality (obec) in Tábor District in the South Bohemian Region of the Czech Republic. The municipality covers an area of 4.87 square kilometres (1.88 sq mi), and has a population of 362 (as at 28 August 2006). Myslkovice lies approximately 15 kilometres (9 mi) south-east of Tábor, 41 km (25 mi) north-east of České Budějovice, and 91 km (57 mi) south of Prague.

Myslkovice Familianten 37 Familianten with successors HBMa inv.c. 144 HBF XV/IV Táborský Kraj obsah Myslkovice folios 31-103

Jewish Families in Bohemian Census Records for Myslkovice. (This list currently contains all found in the 1869 Census)

A list of Jewish people living in Linz (Oberösterreich) 1866, some of them from Myslkovice. Page 37


The synagogue (drawing in photos) stood on the northern edge of the Myslkovice pond. The local Jewish religious community ceased functioning in1921 and was joined to NO Sob obecslav. After 1931, the synagogue was abandoned. Was used occasionally for other purposes. The building was demolished in 1963.
Jews in the past formed a significant group of inhabitants of Myslkovice. The first written mention from 1706 states that they lived in Myslkovice before 1650. In 1850, the Jews constituted half of the 978 population of the village, then their number decreased and in 1930, the last 2 persons of Jewish faith lived here. Since 1770, there was a synagogue with a rabbi's house in the village (demolished in 1963), since 1730 a school (today's cp. 90) and hospital.

Jewish quarter (ghetto) in Myslkovice

Jewish quarter (ghetto) in Myslkovice (German formerly Miskowitz), a small village in the district of Tábor in the South Bohemian Region, was formed during the formation of the local Jewish village, at the end of the 17th century. The ghetto was first around the village pond, later as the Jewish population grew, west of the pond in the western part of the village nicknamed "Jewish". North of the pond was a synagogue, south of the hospital. Overall, the Jewish ghetto was consisted of about 40 residential buildings, which were later partially rebuilt and preserved here to this day. The Jewish school was mentioned as early as 1730 and then around 1850. There was also a ritual bath in the ghetto.

Book of Jewish seats in the Myslkovice Synagogue (female section) (1830) 1850-1857
Kniha židovských sedadel v myslkovické synagoze (ženské oddělení) (1830) 1850–1857 (in German)

Book of Jewish seats in the Myslkovice Synagogue (male section) 1847-1858
Kniha židovských sedadel v myslkovické synagoze (mužské oddělení) 1847-1885 (corrected inside the book: 1858!) (in German)

Book of Jewish receipts of Myslkovice estate 1825-1849
Kniha židovských kvitancí statku Myslkovice 1825-1849 (in Hebrew/German)