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Alternate names: Svėdasai [Lith], Svadushtsh [Yid], Świadoście [Pol], Shvidostch [Yid], Sviadoshts, Svėdasys, Svedasų, Svedasay, Shvedasay, Swiadasej, Russian: Сведасай. סוואַדאָשטש-Yiddish. 55°41' N, 25°22' E, 16 miles NW of Utena (Utiyan), 19 miles ESE of Kupiškis (Kupishuk), 38 miles NE of Ukmergė (Vilkomir).  1900 Jewish population: 528. Yizkor: Yisker-bukh fun Rakishok un umgegnt (Johannesburg, 1952.  Słownik Geograficzny Królestwa Polskiego (1880-1902), XI, p. 635: "Świadoście". [March 2009]:

CEMETERY: Cemetery is quite large and has many tombstones that can be read. Source: Myrna Siegel, Wilmette, IL, This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

MASS GRAVE: woods of Velniaduobe, 5 km from Rokiskis; 149; pic. # 235-236. Near Svedasai; 83; pic. # 66 US Commission for the Preservation of America's Heritage Abroad

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