Nimery Samaan

Female15 June 1893–24 October 1955

Brief Life History of Nimery

When Nimery Samaan was born on 15 June 1893, in Lebanon, her father, Bisharah Samaan, was 21 and her mother, Zehic Shaheen, was 21. She married Hanna Haddad on 21 December 1918, in Weber, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She lived in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1930 and Ogden City Legislative District 1, Ogden City Election Precinct, Weber, Utah, United States in 1940. She died on 24 October 1955, in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States, at the age of 62.

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Family Time Line

Hanna Haddad
Nimery Samaan
Marriage: 21 December 1918
Nicholas John Joseph
Lewis Joseph

Sources (13)

  • Mary M Joseph in household of John Joseph, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Mary Malouf, "Utah, Weber County Marriages, 1887-1941"
  • Mary Joseph in entry for Lewis Joseph, "Utah, World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1940-1947"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    21 December 1918Weber, Utah, United States
  • Children (2)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (4)

    World Events (8)

    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

    Age 3

    A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

    1896 · Utah becomes a state

    Age 3

    After three prior attempts to become a state, the United States Congress accepted Utah into the Union on one condition, that all forms of polygamy were to be banned. The territory agreed, and Utah became a state on January 4, 1896.

    1910 · The Hermitage Resort

    Age 17

    The Hermitage Resort was a mountain hotel that invited many to vacation there during the summers and winters. It was constructed by Billie Wilson, a Scottish immigrant, because he had a grand vision of building a grand hotel.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Arabic/Muslim Kamel, Mousa, Nader, Adnan, Asaad, Ashraf, Ayoub, Azmi, Bahjat, Chawki, Ehsan, Fadel.

    Arabic (Levant and Egypt): most likely a variant of Samman ‘butter-merchant’. Bearers of this surname are both Muslims and Christians. Compare Semaan .

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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