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Armenian Gregorian church Kishinev

 

The Roman Catholic cemetery situated in the South-Western part of Kishinev at the Valeyat number 11 Trandafirilor street and according to an urban tradition named the Polish cemetery is not preserved completely. Earlier the plot of irregular rectangular form (area was 80x108 m) with building of home for the elderly with garden. In modern sight the Catholic cemetery hasn’t clear-cut boundary with the Armenian-Gregorian one and both of them cemeteries are apprehended as a single whole.

At the contemporary map of Kishinev the Rroman Catholic cemetery is marked with

 At the contemporary map of Kishinev the Rroman Catholic cemetery is marked with “B”.

 

From the end of the 40th years of XX century it was transformed into a regular one. In the 60th years the South-western part of the Catholic cemetery as the Armenian Gregorian one were withdrawn from using by communities, tombstones were brought down, plots were cleared away for new burial places. The problem of Kishinev surbub the Ortodox cemetaries regulation refers to 1808 and isconnected with the activity of Metropolitan Gavriil Banulesku-Bodony and Russian officials Kushnikov S.S. and Krasno-Milashevich V.I.,the senators headed in the Divans ofMoldavia and Walachia when “established country cemeteries… and churches, as people hada tradition to bury the dead near to the churches. The cemeteries were enclosed with wattle-fences..” After 1812 year in the Bessarabian district and especially in Kishinev together withZadunaisky settlers appeared people that came from Russia and West Europe, the mostof them belonged to the Catholic and the Protestant Churches. In 1838 year German traveler Kol I.G.appreciating multinational structure of Kishinev population had written: “We stayed at Armenia who came from Galicia… There are so much Germans in Kishinev that they have their own church and special clergyman. It is numbered 200 Germans evangelists in the town, but among 800catholics, probably are Germans too.Of course, the most of catholics are the poles. The French are few.” Along withattempts of regulation city structure of “Old town” and its accomplishment with the citybuilding extension on new territories were appeared the maps of Kishinev of 1817 and 1834 years. At the map of 1817 made by the land-surveyor and architect Ozmidov M.S.(1782-1826) were indicted places for the Christians cemeteries of “the Armenian, Catholic and Lutheran Confessions”. It was written in literary miscellany “Presa Buna” that In 1822 year Catholic cemetery was founded simultaneously with the parish in Kishinev. However in 1823 in the report to Bessarabian Civil governor Katakazy K.A. of Kishinev division for 5 parts this Ozmidov mentioned new city cemeteries as the active ones.

The building of the chapel over the burial place of Oganovich-Demianovich .

There is their family chapel that built the grave ofIosif Kaetanovich Ochanovich (+14.01.1909). who willed the “three thousand of roubles to build a chapel at the Kishinev Roman Catholic cemetery”Roman Catholic cemetery of Kishinev; that was begun in 1913 year. In 1922 year G.A. Demyanovich finished the building of a chapel making a design of the interiors and setting up the altar at his own expense. It’s a mono-nave building with the cut eastern side is in...part that did in new Gothic style. At full height and width the western facade is decorated bylancet portal. The corners of the building are fixed by the double–step counter fortsStone facades decorated by the carved details show off the mastery of the builders. At present the monument is ready to disappear, the roof is ruined, the interiors are absolutely lost, the burial places are off.

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