NIEDERAUSSEM: 50129 North Rhine-Westphalia (Gerz)
An der Heide.
Begun 1850; 18 people were buried here. Sold by force in 1939. The cemetery was surrounded by hedges. The gate was of iron with the star of David. When the gravestones were moved in 1954, there were 8 stones left. The stones are steles with rounded tops, made of sandstone. Also see Bergheim, Elsdorf and Paffendorf. Data from the booklet Rheinische Friehoefe, Die juedischen Friedhoefe, by Gert Friedt and Manfred Backhausen was sent by Mr. Friedt and includes some pictures. Loc: 50d57m N 6d39E
Last Updated on Monday, 05 January 2009 14:58