BAD BODENTEICH formerly BODENTEICH: 29389 Lower Saxony (Niedersachsen) (Gerz, Peters).
LOCATION OF CEMETERY:
- Waldweg - walk through facing wooded area to cemetery, where there is a cemetery information board.
IN USE: From 1803 (oldest datable gravestone) until 1905 (most recently dated stone).
NUMBER OF GRAVESTONES: 13.
- 1980/1982 photographs of all gravestones with copies and translations of inscriptions by Linde Weiland by order of the city of Uelzen.
- 1983/1996 photographs of all gravestones with copies and translations of inscriptions by Bodenteich Kreisrealschule (District High School).
- Harro Blunk und Jürgen Linker: Zwischen Zeit und Ewigkeit : Der jüdische Friedhof in Bad Bodenteich pub. 2006 by Bad Bodenteich: Förderkreis Burg Bodenteich 38 pages, full documentation ill. (DNB).
- Ralf Busch: Beitraege zur Geschichte der Juden in Uelzen und in Nordostniedersachsen für Stadt Uelzen pub. Oldenburg : Isensee Verlag, 1996 , pages 302-314.ill (LBI)
- Bodenteich; Cemetery Collection (LBI).
- The original size of the cemetery was about 200 sq.yds and was extended in 1875 to around 300 sq,yds.
- The cemetery became dilapidated by neglect and vandalism, following the sale of the cemetery in 1941 to the local authority. Restoration took place in the 1980s and a new wire mesh fence surrounds the area since 1984. Local workmen re-erected 6 toppled gravestones and found up to 15 graves.
SOURCE: University of Heidelberg and Historisches Handbuch, pages 721-726 (DNB).
(Researched and translated from German May 2009)
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