Nyirmihalydi Old Jewish Cemetery
There were two Jewish cemeteries in Nyírmihálydi. The older cemetery was established as early as 1870, since it appears on the cadastral map of that year. Among the preserved tombstones found in the cemetery, the latest dates to 1914. The cemetery has not been fenced.
In the 1747 census, 9 Jews were recorded as living in Nyírmihálydi. In 1770, 3 Jewish families were living in the village. 108 Jews lived there in 1848, 137 in 1880, 109 in 1910, 87 in 1920, 74 in 1930, and 51 in 1941. The organized Jewish community was officially formed in the second half of the 19th century. In 1885, the community adhered to the Orthodox stream and joined the Jewish community in Balkány. After World War I, many young people moved to towns and cities. At the end of 1942, young Jewish men were summoned for forced labour service. In 1944, only 43 Jews remained in the settlement, and the community ceased its operations. The Jews of Nyírmihálydi were deported to Auschwitz from Harangod-puszta on May 20, 1944. According to the 1949 census, there were only 3 Jewish residents in the settlement.