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Jewish people from Ichenhausen

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The purpose of this project is to concentrate all jewish people from the town Ichenhausen.

Location: Ichenhausen is located in Landkreis Günzburg, Bavarian Swabia, in the German State of Bavaria.

Ichenhausen have a big Jewish Cemetery, with totally 7000 to 8000 gravestones, and 1100 transcribed gravestones.

Population: today's Ichenhausen population is about 8,400 people, without jewish.

JewishGen Locality Page:

http://data.jewishgen.org/wconnect/wc.dll?jg~jgsys~community~-1799995

Genealogical Resources:

In SuperSearch (http://jgbs.org/SuperSearch.php) Website:

Births listing from around 1784 until 31 December 1889.

Deaths listing from 1825 until 31 December 1889.

Marriages listing from 1824 until 1921.

Matrikel records

In angelfire Website:

Emigrations of Jews from Ichenhausen in the midddle of the 19th century: http://www.angelfire.com/ab7/yamey/ICH.html

List of the most of Ichenhausen family heads in 1843: http://www.angelfire.com/ab7/yamey/SYN.html

In Alemannia Judaica:

http://www.alemannia-judaica.de/ichenhausen_synagoge.htm

http://www.alemannia-judaica.de/ichenhausen_friedhof.htm

http://www.alemannia-judaica.de/ichenhausen_texte.htm

In Yad VaShem (for Holocaust's victims):

http://db.yadvashem.org/names/nameResults.html?place=ichenhausen&placeType=THESAURUS&language=iw

Another list of victims of the holocaust, in the German Memorial Book:

http://www.bundesarchiv.de/gedenkbuch/directory.html.en?result#frmResults

In the Aufbau indexing project:

http://www.calzareth.com/aufbau/2010db.php?LastNameKind=exact&LastNameMax=&LN2Kind=exact&LN2Max=&FirstNameKind=exact&FirstNameMax=&FN2Kind=exact&FN2Max=&FormerNameKind=exact&FormerNameMax=&EventDateKind=exact&EventDateMax=&LNcomboKind=contains&LNcomboMax=&FNComboKind=contains&FNComboMax=&GermanOriginKind=contains&GermanOriginMax=ichenhausen&EventKind=exact&EventMax=&IssueDateKind=exact&IssueDateMax=&AddlDataKind=exact&AddlDataMax=&IssueYearKind=between&IssueYearMin=&IssueYearMax=&IssueLinkKind=exact&IssueLinkMax=&offset=1&pagesize=50

Ichenhausen Jewish Cemetery in the International Jewish Cemetery Project:

http://www.iajgs.org/cemetery/bayern-bavaria/ichenhausen.html

Some facts about the Jewish Community:

  • In the 19th century, Ichenhausen was the second-largest Jewish Community in Bavaria with almost 900 Jews.
  • In 1933, approxmality 300 Jews lived in Ichenhausen, and it was the largest rural Jewish Community in Bavaria
  • Some big Jewish families from Ichenhausen: Neuburger, Gerstle, Koschland, Bissinger, Bernheim and others.

Were the descendants of the Jews from Ichenhausen lives or lived?:

  • Israel
  • United States
  • Canada
  • Mexico
  • Brazil
  • Argentina
  • Uruguay
  • Chile
  • Peru
  • Equador
  • Costa Rica
  • United Kingdom
  • France
  • Germany
  • Italy
  • Australia
  • New Zealand
  • South Africa

Some population figures:

1567 - 13 families

1730 - more than 700

1811 - 893

1840 - more than 1,000

1853 - 718

1933 - 309