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.
- 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.
- 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.
(Researched and translated from German March 2009).
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