Melanie Dianne Vuksinick

Female27 September 1952–27 March 1984

Brief Life History of Melanie Dianne

When Melanie Dianne Vuksinick was born on 27 September 1952, in Price, Carbon, Utah, United States, her father, Martin Lewis Vuksinick, was 24 and her mother, Linda Lou Olsen, was 12. She married Robert Allen Hamann on 24 February 1973, in Wellington, Carbon, Utah, United States. She died on 27 March 1984, in Vernal, Uintah, Utah, United States, at the age of 31, and was buried in Price, Carbon, Utah, United States.

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Robert Allen Hamann
Melanie Dianne Vuksinick
Marriage: 24 February 1973

Sources (15)

  • Melanie Diane Vuksinick, "United States Western States Marriage Index"
  • Melanie Hamann, "United States Social Security Death Index"
  • Melanie Hamann in entry for Debbie Lanell Lawrence/Price Potter Vuksinick, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    24 February 1973Wellington, Carbon, Utah, United States
  • Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (2)

    World Events (8)

    1955 · The Civil Rights Movement Begins

    Age 3

    The civil rights movement was a movement to enforce constitutional and legal rights for African Americans that the other Americans enjoyed. By using nonviolent campaigns, those involved secured new recognition in laws and federal protection of all Americans. Moderators worked with Congress to pass of several pieces of legislation that overturned discriminatory practices.

    1958 · Dinah the Pink Dinosaur

    Age 6

    "Built in 1958 to hold a sign for the """"Dine A Ville Motel,"""" Dinah becomes a huge draw for visitors. It now holds a sign welcoming visitor to Vernal."

    1961 · The Twenty-Third Amendment

    Age 9

    The Twenty-third Amendment gives the residents in the District of Columbia the right to vote in presidential elections and to give the district electors in the Electoral College.

    Name Meaning

    From an Old French form of Latin Melania, a derivative of the feminine form, melaina, of the Greek adjective melas ‘black, dark’. This was the name of two Roman saints of the 5th century, a grandmother and granddaughter. St Melania the Younger was a member of a rich patrician family. She led an austere and devout Christian life and, on inheriting her father's wealth, she emancipated her slaves, sold her property, and gave the proceeds to the poor. She also established several contemplative houses, including one on the Mount of Olives, to which she eventually retired. The name Melanie was introduced to England from France in the Middle Ages, but died out again. It was reintroduced and became popular in the late 20th century.

    Dictionary of First Names © Patrick Hanks and Flavia Hodges 1990, 2003, 2006.

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