|SOMES ODORHEI: Salaj County, [Bârsa (Dabjonújfalu), Domnin (Dabjon), Inău (Inó), Someș-Odorhei and Șoimuș (Szilágysolymos).]|
Someș-Odorhei (Hungarian: Szamosudvarhely) is a commune composed of five villages: Bârsa (Dabjonújfalu), Domnin (Dabjon), Inău (Inó), Someș-Odorhei and Șoimuș (Szilágysolymos). 47°19′24″N 23°16′05″E
COMUNITATEA EVREILOR ZALAU
DAN HAS, Presedinte
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Photo: See Blog at jewish-salaj.BlogSpot.ro for photo [Jan 2017]
US Commission No. ROCE-0489 -
The cemetery is located in Somes Odorhei, no. 75, code 4695, judet Salaj, 4719 2316, 241.2 miles NNW of Bucharest and 10 km from Jibou. Alternate name: Szamos Udvarhely (Hungarian), SOMES-ODORHEIU (Romanian). Present town population is 1,000-5,000 with no Jews.
The 1850 Jewish population by census was 20, in 1857 was 35, in 1880 was 19, in 1900 was 75, in 1910 was 70 and from 1930 census was 48. 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 and sandstone 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. Maintenance has been clearing vegetation Current care is occasional clearing or cleaning by individuals. No structures. Weather erosion and vegetation are moderate threats.(a lot of grass 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 19:46|