|ADY ENDRE: Satu Mare County, CAUAS|
Căuaş (Hungarian: Érkávás is a commune of 2,350 inhabitants in Satu Mare judet composed of six villages:Ady Endre / Érmindszent or Adyfalva: Căuaş, Ghenci / Gencs, Ghileşti / Illéd, Hotoan / Érhatvan, and Răduleşti at.approximately 47°34' N 22°33' E
The cemetery is located at Ady Endre, 3843, com. Cauas, judet Satu Mare, 22 km from Carei at 4741 2228. Alternate name: Ermindszent (Hungarian). Present town population is under 1,000 with no Jews.
The 1880 Jewish population by census was 20 and by 1900 census was 26. In May 1944, the Jews were gathered in the ghetto of Carei, then in that from Satu Mare and on May 19, 22, 26, 29, 30, 31, and June 1 were deported to Auschwitz. The unlandmarked Orthodox The cemetery was established at end of the 19th century. Last known burial was 1939
The isolated rural/agricultural flat land has no sign or marker. Reached by a public road, access is open to all. No wall, fence, or gate. Approximate pre-WWII size is unknown. Approximate post-WWII size is approximately 20 x 20 m. 1-20 stones are visible, some not in original location. Less than 25% of the stones are toppled or broken. Location of stones removed from the cemetery is unknown. Vegetation overgrowth in the cemetery is a seasonal problem preventing access. Water drainage is good all year. No special sections. The oldest known gravestone dates from 1886. The 19th and 20th century marble, granite, limestone, sandstone, and concrete flat shaped, smoothed and inscribed, and carved relief-decorated gravestones have Hebrew and Hungarian inscriptions. No known mass graves.
The local Jewish community owns the property used for Jewish cemetery only. Adjacent properties are agricultural. Rarely, private Jewish or non-Jewish visitors stop. The never vandalized cemetery had no maintenance. No care now. No structures. Security is a serious threat. (no fence, no gate) Vegetation is a serious threat. The gravestones are almost covered by vegetation.
Ursutiu Claudia, Pietroasa Str. no. 21, 3400 Cluj-Napoca, tel: 0040-64-151073 visited the site and completed the survey on 27 July 2000using the following documentation:
No interviews. [January 2003]
|Last Updated on Thursday, 27 December 2012 18:34|