Edward Beane

Mr Edward Beane

Mr Edward Beane, 32, was born 19 November 1879 in England, the son of George Beane and Mary A. Cox.

Beane moved to New York where he worked as a a bricklayer. He had returned to his home town of Norwich to get married to Ethel Clarke. The ceremony took place some days before the Titanic would leave. The newlyweds had ticket number 2908 and paid £26. They boarded the Titanic at Southampton as second class passengers.


(Rochester Democrat and Chronicle, April 15, 1931 / Phillip Gowan, USA)

Mr Beane, survived the sinking together with his wife. They were one of a few "honeymooners" that were not parted by the rule "women and children first". Both were rescued in lifeboat 13.

He died in Rochester, New York on 24 October 1948.

References and Sources

The Rochester Democrat and Chronicle, April 15, 1931, Sinking of Titanic Still Horror to Couple Honeymooning on Ship
New York State Department Of Health Certificate Of Death
The Rochester Democrat October 26, 1948, Obituary
Contract Ticket List, White Star Line 1912 (National Archives, New York; NRAN-21-SDNYCIVCAS-55[279])
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
Peter Boyd-Smith (1994) Titanic, From Rare Historical Reports. Southampton, Steamship Publications.

Credits
Phillip Gowan, USA
Hermann Söldner, Germany

Articles and Stories

Ethel Beane, Who Survived Titanic Sinking, Dead at 90

New York Times  (1983) 

ETHEL BEANE, WHO SURVIVED TITANIC SINKING, DEAD AT 90

 
SINKING OF TITANIC STILL HORROR TO COUPLE HONEYMOONING ON SHIP

Rochester Democrat and Chronicle  (1931) 

SINKING OF TITANIC STILL HORROR TO COUPLE HONEYMOONING ON SHIP

 
OTHER STATEMENTS BY SURVIVORS

The Times  (1912) 

OTHER STATEMENTS BY SURVIVORS

 
BEANE

Rochester Democrat and Chronicle  (1948) 

BEANE

 
WOMEN WORK HARD FOR RESCUED FOLK

New York Times  (1912) 

WOMEN WORK HARD FOR RESCUED FOLK

 
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