Mrs Blanche Greenfield (née Strouse)
Mrs Leo David Greenfield (Blanche Strouse), 45, was born in New York City on 21 February 1867, the daughter of Henry Strouse and Hannah Mork
A resident of New York City, Mrs Greenfield boarded the Titanic at Cherbourg with her son William Bertram Greenfield, they held ticket number PC 17759, price £63, 7s, 2d and occupied cabins D-10/12.
They were rescued in lifeboat 7.
For the rest of her life Blanche was haunted by the screams of those who died in the icy waters. The exposure to the icy elements had affected Mrs Greenfield's hearing in her later years.
Mrs Blanche Greenfield died on 5 November 1936 at the age of 69. She was buried at the Salem Field Cemetery in Brooklyn, NY.
References and Sources
Contract Ticket List, White Star Line 1912 (National Archives, New York;
Philip Hind (Editor)
Nell Greenfield (Daughter of William Greenfield)
Michael A. Findlay, USA
Phillip Gowan, USA
Hermann Söldner, Germany
Craig Stringer, UK
Geoff Whitfield, UK
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Titanic Passenger and Crew Summary
Name: Mrs Blanche Greenfield
Cause of Death: Thyreotoxicosis
Buried: Salem Fields Cemetery New York City New York United States
Travelling Companions (on same ticket)
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