ANGELBACHTAL (Eichtersheim and Michelfeld)L: Kraichgau, Rhein-Neckar Kreis Print

Coat of arms of Angelbachtal Angelbachtal at 49°13' N 8°49' E is a municipality in Kraichgau, between Sinsheim and Bruchsal. The name Angelbachtal comes from the valley of the Waldangelbach, which flows through Kraichgau, and from the municipality of the same name. Angelbachtal is near Heidelberg in the hills of the Kraichgau in the district Rhein-Neckar Kreis. Angelbachtal consists of the boroughs of Eichtersheim and Michelfeld. The burials of the Jewish community before 1751 were in Oberöwisheim , then in Waibstadt, and in 1868 next to the Christian cemetery where he Jewish community had created a cemetery (Parcel 319, area 14.42 a)..[Feb 2013]

Cemetery video. and Michelfeld cemetery photos. [February 2013]

74918 incorporating Eichtersheim and Michelfeld, Baden-Wuerttemberg.(Gerz, Peters)

DISTRICT: Rhein-Neckar.
ADDRESS I: in Eichtersheim along the road to Wiesloch Angelbachtal (Detail both cemeteries).
IN USE: From 1845 (oldest gravestone) to 1943 to 1949. Site acquired in 1781 according to Hahn 1988 page 461.
NUMBER OF GRAVESTONES: 143.
DOCUMENTATION:
  • 1986 photographs of all gravestones and cemetery layout by Zentralarchiv.
  • 1988 Burial register and translation of gravestone inscriptions including the use of photographs by Zentralarchiv (ed: Karol Sidon).
  • 1993 Full cemetery documentation including the use of photographs by the State Office for Historic Monuments (Landesdenkmalamt - ed: Monika Preuß).
PUBLICATIONS: NOTES:
  • Prior to the establishment of their own cemetery the Jewish community of Angelbachtal used the Waibstadt community's cemetery (Hahn 1988, page 461.
SOURCE: University of Heidelberg (Eichtersheim).[translated from German December 2007]
ADDRESS II: in Michelfeld Friedhofstrasse (adjoining Christian cemetery) (Detail both cemeteries).
IN USE: From 1868 to 1931.
NUMBER OF GRAVESTONES: 89.
DOCUMENTATION:
  • 1986 photographs of all gravestones and cemetery layout by Zentralarchiv.
  • 1989 Burial register and translation of gravestone inscriptions including the use of photographs by Zentralarchiv (ed: Karol Sidon).
  • 1991 full cemetery documentation including the use of photographs by the State Office for Historic Monuments (Landesdenkmalamt - ed: Barbara Dopp).
PUBLICATIONS:
NOTES:
  • Prior to 1751 the Jewish community of Michelfeld used the Oberöwisheim community's cemetery and subsequerntly, up to 1868, they used the Waibstadt community's cemetery (Hahn 1988, page 462).
SOURCE: University of Heidelberg (Michelfeld).[Translated from German March 2008]

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Last Updated on Tuesday, 19 February 2013 02:31