EICHTERSHEIM: 49°14' N, 08°46' E, 22 miles SE of Mannheim, in Rhein-Neckar-Kreis, NW Baden-Württemberg. Today, part of Angelbachtal. Jewish population: 149 (in 1842), 18 (in 1933). . Wikipedia: "Eichtersheim was first mentioned in the Lorsch Codex in 838. Around 1200 the village belonged to the knights of Steinach. From 1541 it became one of the holdings belonging to the barons of Venningen, who were part of the knight-canton Kraichgau. In 1806, Baden took control of Eichtersheim." The Jewish community dead were buried in Oberöwisheim before 175 , then in Waibstad, and in 1868 next to the Christian cemetery in their own cemetery. (Parcel 319, area 14.42 a). [Feb 2013]
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