Blanche Greenfield

Mrs Blanche Greenfield (née Strouse)

Blanche Greenfield

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.


Courtesy of Michael A. Findlay, USA

References and Sources

Contract Ticket List, White Star Line 1912 (National Archives, New York; NRAN-21-SDNYCIVCAS-55[279])
City of New York Certificate Of Death
New York Times, 6 November 1936, Death Notice

Credits
Nell Greenfield (Daughter of William Greenfield)
Michael A. Findlay, USA
Phillip Gowan, USA
Hermann Sldner, Germany
Craig Stringer, UK
Geoff Whitfield, UK

Pictures

Anne Greenfield

ANNE GREENFIELD

 
William Greenfield playing the piano.

WILLIAM GREENFIELD PLAYING THE PIANO.

 
William Greenfield

WILLIAM GREENFIELD

 
William and Blanche Greenfield holding Williams daughter Anne.

WILLIAM AND BLANCHE GREENFIELD HOLDING WILLIAMS DAUGHTER ANNE.

 
Lola Stern : William Greenfields Mother In Law

LOLA STERN : WILLIAM GREENFIELDS MOTHER IN LAW

 
William Greenfield and his wife Flora Greenfield.

WILLIAM GREENFIELD AND HIS WIFE FLORA GREENFIELD.

 
Mrs. William Greenfield (Flora Stern) as a young woman.

MRS. WILLIAM GREENFIELD (FLORA STERN) AS A YOUNG WOMAN.

 
Mother of Blanche Greenfield

MOTHER OF BLANCHE GREENFIELD

 
Greenfield family.

GREENFIELD FAMILY.

 
Blanche Greenfield

(1919) 

BLANCHE GREENFIELD

 

Articles and Stories

William Greenfields Account

WILLIAM GREENFIELDS ACCOUNT

 
Postpone Silver Wedding Celebration

New York Times  (1912) 

POSTPONE SILVER WEDDING CELEBRATION

 
TRIBUTE	TO STRAUS PAID IN SYNAGOGUES

New York Times  (1912) 

TRIBUTE TO STRAUS PAID IN SYNAGOGUES

 
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