Maria Nakid

Miss Maria Nakid

Maria Nakid

Miss Maria Nackid, 18m, was born in 1910 the first born daughter of Mary and Said Nackid. According to her death certificate she was born in Athens, Austria but the family originated from Syria.

The family boarded the Titanic at Cherbourg as third class passengers, they were travelling to Waterbury, CT. They were rescued in collapsible C.

Mary (or Maria) Nackid was the first survivor of the Titanic to die. She contracted Meningitis and died on 30th July 1912. She was buried in an unmarked grave at the Calvary Cemetery in Waterbury, Connecticut.

References
Waterbury Republican 31 July 1912, p.2
State of Connecticut Medical Certificate of Death

Acknowledgements
Bob Bracken, USA

Contributors
Michael A. Findlay, USA
Phillip Gowan, USA

Pictures

Photograph of the Nakid Family

(1912) 

PHOTOGRAPH OF THE NAKID FAMILY

 

Articles and Stories

Mary Nakid

Waterbury Republican  (1912) 

MARY NAKID

 
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