Miss Berta Olivia Nilsson
Miss Berta Olivia Nilsson, 18, was born 22 February 1894, she was the daughter of Nels Nelson and Ingeborg Johnson and lived in Ransbysäter, Lysvik, Värmland, Sweden.
Berta Nilsson boarded the Titanic at Southampton as a third class passenger (ticket number 347066 £7, 15s, 6d). She was accompanied by her fiancé Edvard Larsson-Ronsberg from Ransbysäter to Missoula, Montana.
Larsson died, but Berta was rescued in Collapsible D. The "Women's Relief Committee" in New York gave her $50. On 26 April she passed St Paul, Minnesota on her way Westwards with Carl Olof Jansson, Oscar Hedman and Anna Sjöblom.
After the disaster she never dared to travel over the Atlantic ocean again. She married a Mr Christensen and died in Chicago 27 December 1976.
Philip Hind (Editor)
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Titanic Passenger and Crew Summary
Name: Miss Berta Olivia Nilsson
Cause of Death: Cerebral Vascular Accident (Stroke)
Buried: Mt. Olive Cemetery Chicago Illinois United States
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