WALLHAUSEN, incorp. MICHELBACH an der Lücke 74599 Baden-Württemberg (Gerz, Peters).

DISTRICT: Schwäbisch Hall.

LOCATION OF CEMETERY: Gewann Judenwasen located to the north-west of village (Detail).

IN USE: From 1840 until 1939 (First funeral in 1841).


  • 1986 photographs of 264 gravestones by Barbara Schwedler.
  • 1990 photographs of all gravestones with mapping of graves by Zentralarchiv.
  • 1991 complete cemetery documentation including above photographs by the Office for Historic Monuments (Landesdenkmalamt, ed. Frowald Gil Hüttenmeister).
  • 1995 photographs of all gravestones by Heinz Illich (see Crailsheim).
  • Numerous photographs of individual gravestones and general cemetery views in Alemannia Judaica.


  • History by in Taddey 1992, page287.
  • Photographs of several gravestones in Württemberg1932, page102.
  • Eva Maria Kraiss/Marion Reuter: Bet Hachajim. Haus des Lebens. Jüdische Friedhofe in Württembergisch Franken. Künzelsau 2003. ISBN 3-89929-009-7(LBI).


  • Prior to 1840 burials of Jews from the Michelbach community took place in the Schopfloch cemetery (Ansbach district) Taddey 1992, page251).

SOURCE: University of Heidelberg and Alemannia Judaica.

(Researched and translated from German January 2009)

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