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ADELEBSEN: 37139 Lower Saxony (Niedersachsen) (Gerz, Peters).

DISTRICT: Göttingen (Goettingen).

LOCATION OF CEMETERY: On the Judenberg Langestrasse 105.

IN USE: Possibly as early as from 1719 until 1948. Oldest datable gravestone 1737.

NUMBER OF GRAVESTONES: 213.

DOCUMENTATION:

  • 1984/1985 copies of all gravestone inscriptions with translations of some these by Prof. Berndt Schaller.
  • Juden in Südniedersachsen: Geschichte, Lebensverhältnisse, Denkmäler - Beiträge zu einer Tagung am 10. November 1990 in Göttingen; ed. Rainer Sabelleck pub. 1994 by Hahn, Hanover, 227 pages (DNB).
  • This cemetery was extended in 1834 and again in 1884.

NOTE:

  • The cemetery has been owned by the Association of Jewish Communities in Lower Saxony since 1955. Renovations were carried out in 1961, 1974/5, 1981 and 2000. More than 200 gravestones are still in place, although some are badly weathered or damaged. The last burial took place in 1948, that of Noa Rothschild.

SOURCES:

(Researched and translated from German March 2009).

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