Miss Elizabeth Dowdell
Miss Elizabeth Dowdell, 30, of Union Hill, New Jersey boarded the Titanic at Southampton as Nurse to Miss Virginia Ethel Emmanuel whom she was escorting to her grandparents home in New York City. They shared a third class cabin with Amy Stanley who recalled the couple years later:
Amy also mentions them in a letter to her parents written immediately after their arrival in New York:
Amy Stanley was assisted into Collapsible C. Ms Dowdell and Miss Emmanuel were rescued in lifeboat 13.
Miss Dowdell made an insurance claim of $469 (claim B5 c/o Miss Martin, Savoy Hotel, London).
Miss Dowdell later became Mrs Fierer and attended the New York premiere of A Night to Remember in 1958. She passed away in the Bronx, New York, on 16 November 1962 at the age of seventy. She was buried at the Holy Name Cemetery, Jersey City, New Jersey.
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Titanic Passenger and Crew Summary
Name: Miss Elizabeth Dowdell
Born: Monday 6th September 1880
Age: 31 years (Female)
Last Residence: in Union Hill New Jersey United States
3rd Class Passengers
First Embarked: Southampton on Wednesday 10th April 1912
Ticket No. 364516 , £12 9s 6d
Destination: Union Hill New Jersey United States
Rescued (boat 13)
Disembarked Carpathia: New York City on Thursday 18th April 1912
Died: Friday 16th November 1962
Cause of Death: Natural Causes
Buried: Holy Name Cemetery Jersey City New Jersey United States
Travelling Companions (on same ticket)