KONIGHEIM: KÖNIGHEIM, Koenigheim Print

Coat of arms of KönigsheimKÖNIGHEIM (Koenigheim, Honigheim) incorporating GISSIGHEIM:  49°37' N 9°36' E. ,  town in the district of Tuttlingen

97953 Baden-Württemberg (Gerz, Peters)

DISTRICT: Main-Tauber-Kreis
LOCATION OF CEMETERIES:
  • 1. Königheim Bachhelle - (Detail).
    IN USE: Dedicated 1875, oldest identified gravestone 1876, until 1935
    NUMBER OF GRAVESTONES: 66.
    DOCUMENTATION:
    • 1987 photographs of all gravestones with burial register by Zentralarchiv.
    • 1991 basic cemetery documentation with the photographs by the State Office for Historic Monuments (Landesdenkmalamt ed. Barbara Döpp).
    • Numerous individual gravestone photographs and general cemetery views in Alemannia Judaica.
    PUBLICATIONS:
    NOTES:
    • Prior to 1875 the Königheim Jewish community used the cemetery in Külsheim for burials (Hundsnurscher/Taddey 1968, page 158).
    • The cemetery contains a memorial in honour of the four Jewish soldiers from Königheim who lost their lives during WW1.
    SOURCE: University of Heidelberg and Alemannia Judaica.
  • 2. Gissigheim Tannenweg - (Detail).
    IN USE: From 1875. The identifiable date on the last gravestone is 1919. The last burial took place in 1927 (see Hundsnurscher/Taddey 1968, page 110). This brought the total to 14 gravestones.
    NUMBER OF GRAVESTONES: 14.
    DOCUMENTATION:
    • 1987 photographs of all gravestones with burial register by Zentralarchiv.
    • 1991 basic cemetery documentation with the photographs by the State Office for Historic Monuments (Landesdenkmalamt ed. Barbara Döpp). This documentation was combined with that for the basic Königheim cemetery documentation and can be located under Königheim.
    • Numerous individual gravestone photographs and general cemetery views in Alemannia Judaica.
    NOTES:
    • Prior to 1875 the Königheim Jewish community used the cemetery in in Külsheim for burials (Hahn 1988 page 344).
    • The cemetery contains a memorial in honour of the four Jewish soldiers from Königheim who lost their lives during WW1.
    SOURCE: University of Heidelberg and Alemannia Judaica.

(Translated from German May 2008)

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