BIRKENAU


a community on the Weschnitz river about 20 km northeast of Mannheim in Bergstraße district, southern Hesse, Germany



Jewish History

(under construction)
Time Period Region
1499 - 1806
1806 - 1871
1871 - Present

Year Jewish Population Total Population
1828 66
1840 84
1861 104
1872 120
1880 85
1900 48
1910 47


Surname Adoptions - 15 December 1809
Old Name New Name
Afron Löser Abraham BENSHEIM
Jonas Marx Jonas BIRKENAUER
Lemele Moyses Lemle BLUM
Israel Nathan Israel BUCHBINDER
Zacharias Samuel
Anschel Samuel
Zacharias DARMSTÄDTER
Anschel DARMSTÄDTER
Kusel Hirsch Kusel HIRSCH
Marum Liebmann Marum LIEBMANN
Benjamin Löw Benjamin LÖW
Jakob Nathan Jakob MANNHEIMER
Jakob Löser Jakob MAYER
Laser Mendel Laser OBERNDÖRFER
Laser Samuel Laser OPPENHEIMER
Jakob Sedel Jakob SEDEL
Kallmann Moyses Kallmann STERN
Anschel Mendel Anschel WOLF


References
[1] Alemannia Judaica: Birkenau community (translation), Birkenau cemetery (translation)
[2] Gebhard, Wolfgang. Geschichte Der Birkenauer Juden. Birkenau, 1993.