Miss Emily Louisa Badman
She boarded the Titanic at Southampton having travelled from her home in Clevedon, Somerset. She travelled in third class (ticket number A/4 31416, £8 1s) and was bound for Skanteales, New York where her sister Pauline was living (1).
In later interviews, Miss Badman stated that Edward Dorking had helped her to put on a lifebelt, she also claimed to have seen shootings on the deck, and to have heard the band play "Nearer My God to Thee."
She was rescued in Collapsible C. After her arrival in New York Emily spent some time at St. Vincent's Hospital in New York.
Emily had made friends with a fellow passenger, Sarah Roth. Sarah married Daniel Iles one week after arriving in New York on Carpathia, Emily was a bridesmaid.
Emily remained in America and in 1913 married Michael O'Grady. They had three sons, Thomas, Michael and John and a daughter Margaret. The family lived at 553 Prospect Avenue, Ridgefield, New Jersey.
Emily Louisa O'Grady (née Badman) died on 17 July 1946 and was buried in the Mount Carmel Cemetery in Tenafly, New Jersey. Her husband, Michael died in 1963, aged 75.
References and Sources
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Stephen Coombes, UK Phillip Gowan, USA Judy Simms, USA Hermann Söldner, Germany
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Titanic Passenger and Crew Summary
Name: Miss Emily Louisa Badman
Cause of Death: Cause Not Disclosed
Buried: Mt. Carmel Cemetery Tenafly New Jersey United States
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