|SANTO ANTAO ISLAND: Campinas, Ponta do Sol, Paul (Penha da Franca)|
Santo Antão is the westernmost and second largest island of the Cabo Verde (Cape Verde) group. Its largest city is Potro Novo on its southen coast.
Campinas, Penha de Franca on Santo Antão Island: six Jewish tombstones. Source: article in The Jewish Week, January 5, 1995, p.21.
Cidade da Ponta do Sol (on the northern coast the Island):
Large number of Jewish tombstones in the general cemetery. Source: article in The Jewish Week, January 5, 1995, p.21.
Jewish cemetary at the town of Ponta da Sol. The family names of Cohn and Wahnon are prominent in Santo Antao. Jewish-derived surnames can be found amongst the inhabitants of the islands. Such names can include Auday, Benros, Ben David, Cohn, DaGama, and Seruya.
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