Individual Details

Jacob Turkel

(1827 - 1891)

Jacob is likely a descendant of Peretz Turkl, son of Solomon (Shlomo) ha-Sepharadi of New Rausnitz,
Shlomo had been kidnapped as a child by the Turks according to a legend:

Jacob could be a borther or a cousin of Israel Menachem Halevi Turkl (1830-1892) son of Mordechai Turkl (1790-1812) of Trembowla. He moved from Skalat (where first daughter was born) to Podwoloczyska.


Birth1827Galicia - Podwoloczyska, Galicia, Austria-Hungary
Death1891Boryslaw, Lwow, Galicia, Austria-Hungary
Alt nameYaacov Türkel


SpouseBela Silverman (1828 - 1870)
ChildBernhard Joseph "Beryl" Turkel (1849 - 1932)
ChildMeir Turkel (1855 - 1895)