James Henderson Nyman

25 July 1895–25 October 1935 (Age 40)
North Logan, Cache, Utah, United States

The Life of James Henderson

When James Henderson Nyman was born on 25 July 1895, in North Logan, Cache, Utah, United States, his father, Bror Anders (Andrew) Nyman, was 41 and his mother, Christina Dalziel Henderson, was 42. He married Sarah Rebecca Miller on 28 April 1915, in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Cache, Utah, United States in 1900 and Greenville, Cache, Utah, United States in 1910. He died on 25 October 1935, in North Logan, Cache, Utah, United States, at the age of 40, and was buried in Logan Cemetery, Logan, Cache, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Henderson Nyman
Sarah Rebecca Miller
Marriage: 28 April 1915
MarDean Nyman
Harvey James Nyman
Dewayne Henderson Nyman
Lloyd Nyman
Ruth Nyman
Bonnie Jean Nyman

Spouse and Children

28 April 1915
Logan, Cache, Utah, United States


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Parents and Siblings



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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 1

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 1

After three prior attempts to become a state, the United States Congress accepted Utah into the Union on one condition. This condition was that the new state rewrite their constitution to say that all forms of polygamy were banned. The territory agreed, and Utah became a state on January 4, 1896.
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 11

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

Name Meaning

1 Danish and Swedish: nickname for a newcomer to a place, from Scandinavian ny ‘new’ + man ‘man’. The Swedish name may also be of ornamental origin.2 Jewish: American spelling variant of Naiman ‘newcomer’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • James Nyman, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Jame H Nyman in household of Andrew Nyman, "United States Census, 1910"
  • James Nyman, "United States Census, 1930"

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