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Jewish families from Malá Šitboř (Schüttüber), Bohemia, Czech Republic

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  • Alberto Austerlitz (1833 - 1907)
    Fueron sus padres, don Jacobo Austerlitz médico Militar, y Amalia Epstein Weber, de ese matrimonio nacieron tres hijos; dos mujeres, Victoria y Ernestina, y un varón Alberto, este último vino al mundo ...
  • Heinrich (Henig) Simon (1832 - 1887)
    Birth: Mala Sitbor 1157 Page 19
  • Auguste Löwenthal (1843 - 1917)
    Birth Gustl daughter of Moses Simon son of Kopp. Mala Sitbor 1159 Page 9 Reference: MyHeritage Family Trees - SmartCopy : Jul 11 2018, 13:51:17 UTC
  • Rosina/Rosalia Buchsbaum (c.1795 - 1871)
  • Nathan Buchsbaum (1788 - 1838)

This project seeks to collect all of the Jewish families from the town of Malá Šitboř (Schüttüber) in Bohemia, Czech Republic.

Small Šitboř (Klein Schüttüber)

The beginnings of the local Jewish religious community associated with milíkovskou Jewish community founded sometime before 1724. The Internal Revenue gneiss (1654) does not find any Jew. 1847 had little Šitboř (including Žírnice) 61 houses and 631 inhabitants, of which 27 Jewish families in Malé Šitboř. After 1848, Jews from there moved to Cheb, Sokolov and Karlovy Vary (here in 1850, local married Nathan and Barbara Buxbaum bought a house). Jewish religious community was abolished in 1875. In 1930, the village had Žírnice including 83 houses and 405 inhabitants, of whom 126 people in Žírnici, 279 persons in Small Šitboř including 6 Jews. Šitbořská synagogue was described GNIRS (1932). It was built in 1808 as a ground on the outskirts of the village. 1914 burned and then was demolished. Its ground iconic space had three solid walls with three arched windows. Under the joint hipped roof was half brick synagogue hall and half storey wooden building, built in typical local style fachwerk. There was downstairs ritual bath (mikveh). The hall of the synagogue was covered by a false ceiling vault (plastered wood structure) and the crown extended into the attic and thus exceeded the perimeter wall. The walls were broken down imaginary architecture in the window pillars blind pilasters. Holy cabinet almemar was framed by helical columns with clean architrave. The women's gallery was built into the wall of the entrance. The numbers of Jews were initially Minor Šitboř or in Milíkov small, but with flights declined in 1930 and remained in Small Šitboř only six Jews.

The Jewish cemetery is located south of Malé Šitboř near the road to Manskému court. Today the cemetery outgrown high trees, but there are still gravestones, all from the 19th century. At least two of the graves are dug up and the remains selected. The cemetery was common for Jews from Malé Šitboř i Milíkov. Both the Jewish community had had approximately equal numbers of Jews.


Record books: MALÁ ŠITBOŘ []

  • 1157 N 1798-1840 (i jen pro písmeno A)
  • 1158 N 1798-1852 (i jen pro písmeno A)
  • 1159 N 1840-1895
  • 1160 N 1849 (volně vloženo), 1852-1869
  • 1161 O 1798-1839 (i jen pro písmeno A)
  • 1162 O 1798-1865
  • 1163 O 1840-1885
  • 1164 Z 1799-1840 (i jen pro písmeno A)
  • 1165 Z 1799-1863
  • 1166 Z 1841-1895

Jewish Cemetery in Malá Šitboř

The village of Malá Šitboř is situated approximately 20 kilometres east of Cheb and 13 kilometres northwest of Kynžvart.

The Jewish cemetery with a triangular ground plan is located about 1 kilometre from the village and it was founded in the 19th century. It served as the burial ground for Jewish inhabitants from the villages of Malá Šitboř and nearby Milíkov. The cemetery served its purpose until the early 20th century as documented by the youngest tombstone from the year 1900. After World War II, the burial ground was becoming desolate. Its restoration was launched in the 1990s. All tombstones were erected, the inscriptions on the tombstones were recorded and a map of the cemetery was made. Today, you may find 90 tombstones, the oldest dating to 1821.