Mr Charles Cresson Jones, 46, was born 22 January 1866.
A residdent of Bennington, Vermont, Jones boarded the Titanic at Southampton as a first class passenger (ticket number 694, £26). Jones was superintendent of a large estate in Vermont.
Mr Jones died in the sinking, his body was recovered by the MacKay Bennett (#80) and was delivered to Dr. James H. Donnelly on May 1, 1912 for transportation to Bennington, Vermont.
|NO. 80. - MALE. - ESTIMATED AGE, 45. - HAIR, LIGHT. |
CLOTHING - Evening dress; grey leather-lined overcoat; black boots.
EFFECTS - Silver watch, with "C. C. J."; gold pencil; three gold studs; letters; knife; eyeglasses; American Express Co.; cheque book; $19.00 in bills; pocket book; 13s. 4 1/2d., and £2 5s 3d. in purse.
NAME - C. C. JONES,
He was buried at the Old Congregational Church Cemetery, Bennington, Vermont.
References and Sources
Deals a Hand, Titanic Commutator, Volume 6, Number 4, Winter 1982
Record of Bodies and Effects: Passengers and Crew, S.S. Titanic (Public
Archives of Nova Scotia)
Contract Ticket List, White Star Line 1912 (National Archives,
New York; NRAN 21 SDNYCIVCAS 55).
Brian Ticehurst (1996) Titanic''s Memorials World-wide: Where they are
Located. ISBN 1 871733 05 7
Craig Stringer, UK
Geoff Whitfield, UK
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Titanic Passenger and Crew Summary
Name: Mr Charles Cresson Jones
Born: Monday 22nd January 1866
Age: 46 years
Last Residence: in Bennington Vermont United States
Occupation: Estate Manager
1st Class Passengers
First Embarked: Southampton on Wednesday 10th April 1912
Ticket No. 694 , £26
Died in the Titanic disaster (15th April 1912).
Body recovered by: Mackay-Bennett (No. 80)
Buried: Old Congregational Church Cemetery Bennington Vermont United States
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