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Jewish Families from Ichenhausen (Schwaben/Bayern), Germany

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  • Emil Seligmann (1877 - 1927)
  • Sigmund Seligmann (1856 - 1939)
    Seligmann, Sigmund Privatier Geboren am 25.11.1856 in Ichenhausen, Kr. Günzburg verheiratet Gestorben (Todesursache unbekannt) am 10.06.1939 in München (23. Siwan 5699) Eltern: Isaak Rafael Seligma...
  • Selma Gutmann (1888 - 1942)
    Eintrag im »Gedenkbuch« des Bundesarchivs: Gutmann, Selma geborene Seligmann geboren am 05. Juli 1888 in Ichenhausen / Günzburg / Bayern wohnhaft in Gailingen Deportation: ab Baden-Pfalz-Saarland...
  • Isak Rafael Seligmann (1814 - 1870)
  • Moritz Seligmann (1858 - 1918)

The purpose of this project is to compile all the Jewish people from the town Ichenhausen.

Location: Ichenhausen is located in Landkreis Günzburg, Bavarian Swabia, in the German State of Bavaria. Population: today's Ichenhausen population is about 8,400 people. There is no Jewish community there.

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 large Jewish families from Ichenhausen: Neuburger, Gerstle, Koschland, Bissinger, Bernheim and others.

Ichenhausen has a big Jewish Cemetery, with 7000 to 8000 gravestones in total, of which 1100 have been transcribed.

  • **Since 2014, the graves of the cemetery are available on GoogleSites, thanks to Yair Kamm:

https://sites.google.com/site/ichenhausen2014/

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&pl...

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

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

In the Aufbau indexing project:

http://www.calzareth.com/aufbau/2010db.php?LastNameKind=exact&LastN...

Ichenhausen Jewish Cemetery in the International Jewish Cemetery Project:

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

Since the 1840s, many Jews from Ichenhausen and their descendants migrated to various countries:

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

Some population figures:

1567 - 13 families

1730 - more than 700

1811 - 893

1840 - more than 1,000

1853 - 718

1933 - 309