REISTENHAUSEN: 97903 Bavaria (Gerz)
Numerous tombstones in old and very old part of cemetery which is well tended, although nature has made inroads. Additional data from Arline Sachs,
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: The very large cemetery is in Reistenhausen (1 k. from Fechenbach), up in the hills. The Priest from Fechenbach (Collenberg) took us there. I believe he got the key from the mayor of Reistenhausen. Perhaps 1/2 dozen burials in last 50 years. All but the very old ones legible, all in Hebrew. The Priest from Fechenbach also has a record book from the 1800s listing all births, marriages & deaths from that town. In his letter to me he said this had been the cemetery for Wuerzberg, although it seems a bit far for that. Source: Steinerne Zeugnisse juedischen Lebens in Bayern; eine Dokumentation, 2nd ed. by Israel Schwierz. Muenchen: Bayerische Landes- zentrale fuer politische Bildungsarbeit 1992, ISBN 3-87052-398-0, 368 pp. [1st ed. 1988, ISBN 3-87052-393-X, 352 pp.].