FELLHEIM: 87748 Bavaria, Swabia (Gerz, Peters).
LOCATION OF CEMETERY: Behind the house on Memminger Strasse 17.
IN USE: From 1786 until the early 1940s.
NUMBER OF GRAVESTONES: Approximately 200.
- Records of a local Jewish community date back to the 17th century. The cemetery has had to be extended several times and was used during WW2 for storing airplane engines.
- Post WW2 the area of the cemetery area was reduced to that occupied by graves, which was enclosed by a new concrete wall with a small wrought iron gate. The cemetery is well maintained.
SOURCE: Alemannia Judaica and Schwierz, page 255 (LBI).
(Researched and translated from German September 2009)
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