Jean Gertrude Hippach

Miss Jean Gertrude Hippach

Jean Gertrude Hippach

Miss Jean Gertrude Hippach, 16, was born in Chicago, IL, the daughter of Louis Albert Hippach and Ida Sophia Fischer.

Jean had been touring Europe with her mother. They boarded the Titanic in Cherbourg as first class passengers. They occupied cabin B-18.

Jean slept through the collision, awaking when the steam began roaring through the funnels.

Jean and her mother were rescued in Lifeboat 4.

They returned to their home in Chicago where Jean married a Mr Unander-Scharin and continued to live in Evanston, Illinois. She was later divorced and lived out her life near the town of Osterville, Massachusetts. She was the mother of one son and two daughters. Her son, Howard H. Scharin was born in Chicago April 30, 1921 and died in Creston, North Carolina on January 26, 1996. Her daughter Louise Moss still resides in Fort Lauderdale, Florida and daughter Jean Spalding now resides in Charlottesville, Virginia.

References and Sources

Commonwealth of Massachusetts Standard Certificate of Death
Chicago Daily Tribune (Illinois), 17 April 1912
Passport Application, Bureau of Citizenship, Jan 18 1912

Credits
Phillip Gowan, USA
Homer Thiel, USA

Pictures

The Hippach family

THE HIPPACH FAMILY

 

Articles and Stories

CHICAGO'S GLAZERS ACCUSED ON PRICES

New York Times  (1940) 

CHICAGO'S GLAZERS ACCUSED ON PRICES

 
ASTOR SAVED US, SAY WOMEN

New York Times  (1912) 

ASTOR SAVED US, SAY WOMEN

 
LOST TWO IN IROQUOIS FIRE

New York Times  (1912) 

LOST TWO IN IROQUOIS FIRE

 
CHICAGOANS SAVED BY ASTOR

Chicago Record Herald  (1912) 

CHICAGOANS SAVED BY ASTOR

 
FIND HEADQUARTERS OF CHICAGO GUNMEN

New York Times  (1922) 

FIND HEADQUARTERS OF CHICAGO GUNMEN

 
JEAN SCHARIN ENGAGED

New York Times  (1946) 

JEAN SCHARIN ENGAGED

 
Mrs. Ida Hippach Leaves $85,000 Estate to Daughter

Chicago Tribune  (1940) 

MRS. IDA HIPPACH LEAVES $85,000 ESTATE TO DAUGHTER

 
NO EVANSTONIANS ABOARD

Evanston Daily News  (1912) 

NO EVANSTONIANS ABOARD

 
MRS. LOUISE JONES WED IN BAY STATE

New York Times  (1952) 

MRS. LOUISE JONES WED IN BAY STATE

 
MRS. LOUISE U.-S. JONES IS ENGAGED TO MARRY

New York Times  (1953) 

MRS. LOUISE U.-S. JONES IS ENGAGED TO MARRY

 

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