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Waika 'Mary' Nackid (Mowad)

Birthdate: (70)
Birthplace: Lebanon
Death: January 23, 1963 (70)
Waterbury, New Haven, CT, USA
Place of Burial: Waterbury, New Haven, CT, USA
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Michael Mowad
Wife of Sahid Nackid
Mother of Mary Nackid; Catherina Nackid; Thomas Nackid; John Nackid; Frederick Nackid and 1 other

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About Waika 'Mary' Nackid


  • Name: Mrs Waika "Mary" Nakid (née Mowad)
  • Born: Friday 18th November 1892
  • Age: 19 years
  • Last Residence: in Zgharta Lebanon
  • 3rd Class passenger
  • First Embarked: Cherbourg on Wednesday 10th April 1912
  • Ticket No. 2653 , £15 14s 10d
  • Destination: Waterbury Connecticut United States
  • Rescued (boat C)
  • Disembarked Carpathia: New York City on Thursday 18th April 1912
  • Died: Wednesday 23rd January 1963
  • Cause of Death: Pneumonia
  • Buried: Calvary Cemetery Waterbury Connecticut United States

Mrs Said Nackid (Mary Mowad), 19, was born in the Lebanon on 18 November 1892 the daughter of Michael Mowad and his wife.

Mrs Nackid boarded the Titanic at Cherbourg with her husband Said and 18 month old daughter Mary. They were Third Class Passengers travelling to Waterbury, CT and were rescued in collapsible C.

Tragedy again hit the family soon after the sinking when young Mary Nackid became the first survivor of the Titanic to die. She contracted Meningitis and died on 30 July 1912.

Said and Mary later had another daughter, Catherine, and 4 sons - Thomas, John, Frederick, and Anthony. After Said's death from tuberculosis in 1926 Mary did not remarry and she died in Waterbury on 23 January 1963 at the age of 70.

She was buried beside her husband at the Calvary Cemetery, Waterbury, Connecticut.


  • Waterbury Republican 24 January 1963, p.8
  • Connecticut State Department of Health - Certificate of Death Death Certificate


  • Michael A. Findlay, USA
  • Phillip Gowan, USA

Travelling Companions (on same ticket)

  • Mr Sahid Nakid
  • Miss Maria Nakid


Mrs. Mary (Mowad) Nackid

Waterbury Republican

Thursday 24 January 1963

Mrs. Mary (Mowad) Nackid, 184 Meriden Rd., who was among the survivors when the Titanic sank, died yesterday in St. Mary's Hospital after a long illness. Mrs. Nackid was the widow of Said Nackid.

Mrs. Nackid, her husband and infant daughter were among those who left the Lebanese colony aboard the giant liner on her maiden voyage April 14, 1912 to New York. All three survived the sinking which took an estimated 1,500 lives. The daughter has since died.

Mrs. Nackid was born in Lebanon, daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Michael Mowad. She is survived by three sons, John, Anthony, and Frederick, all of Waterbury; and three brothers, Buddy and James of Lebanon, and Michael of Argentina.

The funeral will be held tomorrow at 8:15 a.m. from Mulville Funeral Home, 270 West Main St., to SS Peter and Paul Church for a solemn high Mass at 9 o'clock. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home today from 2 to 5 and 7 to 10 P.M. 


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Waika 'Mary' Nackid's Timeline

November 18, 1892
May 1910
Age 17
January 23, 1963
Age 70
Waterbury, New Haven, CT, USA
Waterbury, New Haven, CT, USA