Re: Caro---Clechchovia #general
Just to supplement Michael Bernet reply:
Place is known as Kleszczewo [kleh shsheh voh] at 5220 1711, 10 miles ESE
from the City of Poznan (Posen).Also known as Kleschkau and earlier, in 14 century as Liebenwalde. There is
a bit of information about the existence of inn in this is 14 century
(usually it was a Jewish business) which was paying taxes to the local
There is also a monograph published in 1904 in Bromberg by Aaron Heppner
(Rabbi in Koschmin) and Izaak Herzberg >from Bromberg on Posen Jewry:
"Aus Vergangenheit und Gegenwart der Juden und der jued. Gemeinden in den
Posener Landen; nach gedruckten und ungedruckten Quellen".
Perhaps more information on Jewish Kleszczewo can be located in this publication.
I do agree with Michael that "Deu" is an abbreviation of Deutsche - in this
case Prussian Poland