Are those gravestones proof my ancestors were jewish? #germany


philthomsen202@...
 

Since my childhood my dad always told me we had jewish ancestors somewhere in history. Last month i took a closer look to the graves of my grandfather / grandmother and great grandfather / grandmother. I noticed that the birth stars had the shape of a Magen David. Does this mean they were jewish or is it meaningless for genealogic purposes? My father didn‘t know they were jewish, he just knew about the general heritage of our family from a jewish background.

Phil Thomsen

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