Melvin Samuel Newman

5 September 1902–1 February 1980 (Age 77)
Holladay, Salt Lake, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of Melvin Samuel

When Melvin Samuel Newman was born on 5 September 1902, in Holladay, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, his father, Joseph Samuel Newman, was 25 and his mother, Elsie Lizetta Keller, was 21. He married Irene James on 1 March 1934, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. He lived in Cottonwood, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1910 and Election Precinct 1, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1920. He died on 1 February 1980, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Holladay Memorial Park, Holladay, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Melvin Samuel Newman
1902–1980
Ewa May Layton
1915–1994
Marriage: 5 October 1966

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    5 October 1966Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (6)

    +1 More Child

    World Events (8)

    1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor
    Age 1
    A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.
    1908 · The Salt Lake City Union Pacific Depot
    Age 6
    Being listed on the National Register of Historic Places, The Salt Lake City Union Pacific Depot dates to the more prosperous era in the history of American railroad travel. Originally called the Union Station, it was jointly constructed by the San Pedro, Los Angeles and Salt Lake Railroads and the Oregon Short Line. The platforms behind the station ran north-to-south, parallel to the first main line built in the Salt Lake Valley. When Amtrak was formed in 1971, it took over the passenger services at the station, but all trains were moved to the Rio Grande station after it joined Amtrak. In January 2006, The Depot was opened as a shopping center that housed shops, restaurants and music venues.
    1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack
    Age 21
    Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

    Name Meaning

    English (southern): nickname from Middle English newe ‘new’ (i.e. newly arrived or newly appointed) + man ‘man’ (Old English nīwe + mann).Americanized form (translation into English) of surnames meaning ‘new man, newcomer’, for example German and Jewish (Ashkenazic) Neumann , Swedish Nyman , Polish Nowak , Czech or Slovak Novák, Slovenian, Croatian, or Serbian Novak .

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

    Possible Related Names

    Neumann
    Numan
    Xenos
    Snowman

    Sources (36)

    • Melvin Samuel Newman, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
    • Melvin Samuel Newman, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
    • Melvin Samuel Newman, "Utah, World War II Draft Registration Cards,1940-1947"

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