Johann Jacob Maz was the first, who emigrated in 1760 to America. In 1805 Wankheim became a part of Wuerttemberg.
The chord of the church in Wankheim called “Jakobuskirche” was built by Clas Binder. After a fire the main part of the church was rebuilt in 1781. Larger renovations took place in 1899, 1958 and 1997.
In 1776 the Jewish people got settling rights. In 1807 the first Jewish school was built and in 1833 the synagogue. In 1882 the Jewish community was revealed, because all have moved to the larger cities around Stuttgart, giving them better trading possibilities. The Jewish cemetery, which is located between Wankheim and Kusterdingen can still be visited after announcement of the visit.
The first mentioned Kemmler in Wankheim is Johannes Kemmler, born 1538. From his wife, Anna only the first name is known.
Dr. Hannes Kurz
Obere Straße 24
Phone: +49 7071 33183
Lutheran Parish in Wankheim
Pastor Christine Eppler & Dr. Matthias Burger
Phone: +49 7071 31962
The Lutheran parish records are available locally, but they may not be accessible to the public. Copies of the books and
registers have been microfilmed by the Wuerttembergische Evangelische Kirche. Copies of the microfilms are available
via the Mormon Church. The parish does also host the data of Jettenburg.
Last names of emigrants
Alexander, Bauer, Beuter, Braun, Dessauer, Dirr , Entenmann, Fauser, Faußer, Frey, Früh (Frueh), Gölz (Goelz), Grauer, Haiber, Hirsch, Hoch, Hofmann, Hoß (Hoss), Kaiser, Kaufmann, Kemmler, Koch, Kühbauch (Kuehbauch), Kuttler, Lang, Levi, Levisohn, Liebmann, Maz, Mazinger, Neher, Orthmann, Ott, Polak, Raiser, Rosenberger, Rosenstraus, Schäfer (Schaefer), Schall, Schettler, Schwarzkopf, Singer, Spiro, Trost, Walker, Welker
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