Mrs Alice Frances Christy (nee Jones) was born in Kent, England.
In 1885 she married Moreno Joshua Cohen and they had two daughters Juli Rachel (born 1887) and Amy Frances (born 1888). Moreno Cohen died in early 1890. Alice remarried to Frederick Alexander Christy in 1902.
She was travelling to Montreal, Canada with her daughters Juli Rachel and Amy and her husband Sidney Jacobsohn. They boarded the Titanic at Southampton as second class passengers (ticket number 237789, £30)
They were accompanied by Sidney and Alice's other daughter Amy Jacobsohn (nee Cohen), who were also on their way to California (via Canada).
Mrs Alice Christy and her daughters survived the sinking. They were rescued by the Carpathia in lifeboat 12.
On the Carpathia she sent a telegram to France:
17 April, 7.9 am
Limousin 32 rue Luislegrand Paris
Sydney missing not definite news yet
Mrs Christy had a relative in England, her brother-in-law, Mr Roth, 29 Walpole Road, Twickenham.
The party, consisting of Alice and Julie Christy and Mrs Amy Jacobsohn, returned to England on board of the Megantic on 11 May 1912.
References and Sources
United States Senate (62nd Congress), Subcommittee Hearings of the Committee on Commerce, Titanic Disaster, Washington 1912.
John Booth & Sean Coughlan (1993) Titanic Signals of Disaster. White Star Publicatons, Westbury, Wiltshire. ISBN 0 9518190 1 1
Contract Ticket List, White Star Line 1912 (National Archives, New York; NRAN-21-SDNYCIVCAS-55)
List or Manifest of Alien Passengers for the United States Immigration Officer At Port Of Arrival (Date: 18th-19th June 1912, Ship: Carpathia) - National Archives, NWCTB 85 T715 Vol 4183
Christopher Haviland, UK
Hermann Söldner, Germany
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