Source Information

Ancestry.com. Arad, Romania, Jewish Census, 1942 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2013.
Original data: This data is provided in partnership with JewishGen.org.

About Arad, Romania, Jewish Census, 1942

This database contains details extracted from a census of Jews living in Arad, Romania, in 1942. The census was originally compiled on May 20 and was updated between then and August 23. Some entries may include two addresses. On the original forms, a typed address was often crossed out and replaced with a new, handwritten address. Four pages from the original appear to missing.

Entries may include the following details:

  • name
  • maiden name
  • year of birth
  • street address
  • revised street address
  • occupation (in Romanian)
  • comments

You can learn more about this database at the JewishGen website.