|BAD RAPPENAU: Heinsheim. Babstadt, Bonfeld, Fürfeld, Grombach, Heinsheim, Obergimpern, Treschklingen, Wollenberg|
BAD RAPPENAU incorporating HEINSHEIM
Bad Rappenau is a town in the district of Heilbronn in Baden-Württemberg about 15 km NW of Heilbronn. Bad Rappenau consists of the town itself and the villages Babstadt, Bonfeld, Fürfeld, Grombach, Heinsheim, Obergimpern, Treschklingen and Wollenberg. Besides there are the hamlets Zimmerhof, Kohlhof, Maierhof, Bartsmühle, Kugelmühle and Sommersmühle. The hamlets Oberbiegelhof and Unterbiegelhof belong to Babstadt, Eichhäuser Hof, Obere Mühle and Untere Mühle belong to Bonfeld, Burg Ehrenberg belongs to Heinsheim, Eulenberg(er)hof, Wagenbach, Obere Mühle and Portland-Zementwerk belong to Obergimpern, Neumühle belongs to Wollenberg. Gone resp. non-existent villages are Niuern and Speceshart on the communal land of Rappenau, Eichhausen on the communal land of Bonfeld und Battenhausen on the communal land of Grombach. Jews in Bad Rappenau are documented since the 16th century. In 1802 five families lived there, in 1825 six . In 1881 a Jewish cemketery was created along the road to Siegelsbach. 1900 Jewish population: 46 and in 1933 only ten. The community dissolved in 1937. During the 1938 pogrom a Jewish shop window was destroyed. Four of the last five Jews living in Bad Rappenau were killed. Source [Feb 2013]
74906 Baden-Wuerttemberg (Gerz, Peters). DISTRICT: Heilbronn. LOCATION OF CEMETERIES: I. Bad Rappenau, II. Heinsheim.
(Researched and translated from German December 2007)
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