|NAPRADEA: Salaj County, [Náprád, Cheud (Köd), Năpradea, Someș-Guruslău (Nagygoroszló), Traniș (Kisgoroszló), Vădurele (Szamosdebrecen)]|
Năpradea (Hungarian: Náprád) is a commune composed of five villages: Cheud (Köd), Năpradea, Someș-Guruslău (Nagygoroszló), Traniș (Kisgoroszló) and Vădurele (Szamosdebrecen).47°21′53″N 23°19′07″E
COMUNITATEA EVREILOR ZALAU
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Photo: See Blog at jewish-salaj.BlogSpot.ro for photo [Jan 2017]
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The cemetery is located in Napradea, code 4696, judet Salaj, 4722 2319, 242.7 miles NNW of Bucharest and 15 km. from Jibou. Alternate name: Naprad (Hungarian), Rubendorf (German). Present town population is 1,000-5,000 with no Jews.
The 1850 Jewish population by census was 132, in 1857 was 119, in 1880 was 74, in 1900 was 110, in 1910 was 84, and in 1930 was 44. In May 1944, the Jews were gathered in the ghetto of Cehei, then in Simleul Silvaniei and on May 31, June 3 and 6 were deported to Auschwitz. The unlandmarked Orthodox cemetery was established in 19th century. Last known burial was 20th century.
The isolated rural/agricultural flat land has no sign or marker. Reached by a public road,
The oldest known gravestone dates from 19th century. The 19th and 20th century limestone flat shaped and smoothed and inscribed common gravestones have Hebrew inscriptions. No known mass graves. The national Jewish community owns the property used for Jewish cemetery only. Adjacent properties are agricultural. No maintenance. No care now. No structures. Vegetation is a serious threat, a lot of vegetation disturbing the graves.
Cosmina Popa, Tatra Street no. 4, tel. 064/ 128764, Cluj Napoca, 3400 and Ioana Oprea, Bd. 21 Decembrie, 13-15, 064/190849, Cluj-Napoca, 3400 visited the site and completed the survey on September 29, 2000 using the following documentation:
Cosmina Popa and Ioana Oprea interviewed Grad Cornel, Inspector for Culture, Zalau. [January 2003]
|Last Updated on Saturday, 28 January 2017 18:04|