|SINPETRU GERMAN: Arad County, Transylvania|
US Commission No. ROCE-0051 -
The cemetery is located in Sinpetru German, the western side of the village, 2944, judet Arad, 4607 2103, 271.4 miles WNW of Bucharest and 22 km from Arad. Alternate name: Nemetszentpeter (Hungarian); Deutschsanktpeter (German), SANPETRU-GERMAN (Romanian). Present town population is under 1,000 with no Jews.
The Jewish population by 1880 census was 41 and by 1910 census was 23. The unlandmarked Orthodox cemetery was established in 19th century. Last known burial was around 1950
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 18th century marble, granite, and "other" flat shaped and smoothed and inscribed common gravestones have Hebrew, Hungarian, and Romanian inscriptions. No known mass graves. The national Jewish community owns the property used for Jewish cemetery only. Adjacent properties are agricultural. Compared to 1939, the cemetery boundaries enclose a smaller area. Rarely, private Jewish or non-Jewish visitors stop. The cemetery was not vandalized in the last ten years. No maintenance. No care now. No structures. Security is a serious threat. Vegetation is a moderate threat. Vandalism is a serious threat.
Assistant Professor Alexandru Pecican, Almasului Street, Bl. R1, apt. 14 completed the survey on August 30, 2000 using the following documentation: