Bischheim near Kamenz


Members of the Remus family lived in Bischheim near Kamenz in the late 1500's. Bischheim was a village associated with a great manor house and large farms, which will be shown below. Lucas Remus was born there ca 1540 and died there on 21 February 1608. His daughter Marg(aretha) Remus was born in Bischheim around 1562 and later married Martin Anders in Bischheim; he was born circa 1560 in Bischheim. Lueas Remus died there in 1592; it is not clear if she was a daughter or the wife of Lucas. These people are likely related to the Remus family from Wiesa.

Martin Anders and Margaretha born Remus had at least three children, Eva born ca 1580 (married Paul Barth), Bartholomous born 2 August 1586 (married Dorothea Grossmann) and Margaretha born 7 August 1588 (married Batholomous Optiz). The above family is the ancestral family of Gabi Finke ( and is from her information on

Here is the pond with the Bischheim manorial farm in the distance:

And here is a large farm in the village:

There are other large houses and more modest homes now; even a recent church:


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January 7 2011