|SCHWANAU (Allmannsweier, Nonnenweier, Ottenheim and Wittenweier): Ortenau district|
. Schwanau is a town in the district of Ortenau formed in 1971/1972 with the merger of the villages of Allmannsweier, Nonnenweier, Ottenheim and Wittenweier. 48°21' N 7°46' E, 379.4 miles SW of Berlin. Nonnenweier Jewish history. Website of Schwanau
Jewish dead were buried in Schmieheim until 1880 when they purchased a piece of land "on the Rebgarten" (parcel 3739, land 9.33 a) to create their own cemetery. Desecration of the cemetery occurred in 1921.
Website of the Central Archives Heidelberg Information to the Jewish cemetery Nonnenweier
Photos of the Jewish cemetery in Nonnenweier also in the website of Stefan Haas:
77963 Baden-Württemberg (Gerz, Peters).
IN USE: From 1880 until 1950.
NUMBER OF GRAVESTONES: 126.
(Researched and translated from German March 2009).
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