|NUSENI: Bistrita County|
US Commission No. ROCE-0165
The cemetery is located at Nuseni, near the village, cod 4588, judet Bistrita, 4706 2412, 205.6 miles NNW of Bucharest and 32 km. from Bistrita. Alternate names: Grossendorf (German), Apanagyfalu (Hungarian). Present town population is under 1,000 with no Jews.
The 1850 Jewish population by census was 23 and 48 in 1930. In May 1944, the Jews were gathered in the ghetto of Bistrita and on June 2 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 hillside has no sign or marker. Reached via private road,
The 19th century granite, marble, and limestone common gravestones have Hebrew and Yiddish inscriptions. No known mass graves. The national Jewish community owns the property used for an orchard. Adjacent properties are agricultural. Rarely, private Jewish or non-Jewish visitors stop at the never vandalized cemetery. Maintenance has been clearing vegetation. Current care is occasional clearing or cleaning by unpaid individuals. No structures.
Cosmina Popa, Tatra Street no. 4, tel. 064/ 128764, Cluj Napoca, 3400 and Ioana Raiciu, Bd. 21 Decembrie, 13-15, 064/190849, Cluj-Napoca, 3400 visited the site and completed the survey on July 25, 2000 using the following documentation:
No interviews. [January 2003]