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NEUENSTADT am Kocher incorporating STEIN AM KOCHER:: Neuenstadt, the villages of Stein am Kocher, Kochertürn, Cleversulzbach and Bürg and the hamlets Brambacher Hof (part of Kochertürn), Buchhof and Lobenbacher Hof (part of Stein PDF Print E-mail

Coat of arms of Neuenstadt am Kocher49°14' N 9°20' ENeuenstadt, usually known as Neuenstadt am Kocher (and until as late as 1800 also known as Neuenstadt an der großen Linde) incorporating STEIN AM KOCHER is a town with 9,600 inhabitants on the Kocher river in the east of the District of Heilbronn on a hill where the Brettach flows into the Kocher river.  Neuenstadt, the villages of Stein am Kocher, Kochertürn, Cleversulzbach and Bürg and the hamlets Brambacher Hof (part of Kochertürn), Buchhof and Lobenbacher Hof (part of Stein) all are parts. The name Neuenstadt derives from the "neue Stadt" or "New Town" in English. The fortified stronghold of Neuenstadt came under heavy fire in April 1945 with nearly 80% of the old town was destroyed. During fighting one of the wires holding up the legendary lime tree outside the gates of the town, which had given the town part of its name in medieval times was destroyed and the tree destroyed in a storm. Wikipedia. [Mar 2013]

 

74196 Baden-Württemberg (Gerz, Peters).

DISTRICT: Heilbronn.
LOCATION OF CEMETERY: 1 km outside village, beside Kressbacher Strasse (Detail).
IN USE: From around 1810 until 1934.
NUMBER OF GRAVESTONES: 101. Oldest dated gravestone 1812.
DOCUMENTATION:
  • 1985 register of graves together with photographs and translation of selected gravestone inscriptions - school project by Norbert Jung.
  • 1987 photographs of all gravestones with mapping of graves by Zentralarchiv.
  • 1993 cemetery documentation including above photographs by the Office for Historic Monuments (Landesdenkmalamt ed. Barbara Döpp).
  • Numerous photographs of individual gravestones and general cemetery views in Alemannia Judaica.
PUBLICATIONS:
  • History by Jung 1985.
  • History by Jung 1987a.
  • Photographic over view by Hundsnurscher/Taddey 1968, fig.#196.
  • History, register of graves, photographs and translations of selected gravestone inscriptions by Jung 1987b pages 9, 10, 40-77. (LBI).
  • Norbert Jung: Spurensuche : Die Juden von Stein am Kocher 1988, 80 pages (LBI).
NOTES:
SOURCES: University of Heidelberg and Alemannia Judaica.
[Researched and translated from German July 2008]
Last Updated on Thursday, 21 March 2013 18:15
 
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