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:
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.
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:
In Yad VaShem (for Holocaust's victims):
Another list of victims of the holocaust, in the German Memorial Book:
In the Aufbau indexing project:
Ichenhausen Jewish Cemetery in the International Jewish Cemetery Project:
- **Since 2014, the graves of the cemetery are available on GoogleSites, thanks to Yair Kamm:
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.
Since the 1840s, many Jews from Ichenhausen and their descendants migrated to various countries:
- United States
- Costa Rica
- United Kingdom
- 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