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.
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Articles and Stories
|New York Times (1953)||MRS. LOUISE U.-S. JONES IS ENGAGED TO MARRY|
|Evanston Daily News (1912)||NO EVANSTONIANS ABOARD|
|New York Times (1922)||FIND HEADQUARTERS OF CHICAGO GUNMEN|
|New York Times (1946)||JEAN SCHARIN ENGAGED|
|New York Times (1912)||LOST TWO IN IROQUOIS FIRE|
|New York Times (1912)||ASTOR SAVED US, SAY WOMEN|
|New York Times (1940)||CHICAGO'S GLAZERS ACCUSED ON PRICES|
|Chicago Tribune (1940)||MRS. IDA HIPPACH LEAVES $85,000 ESTATE TO DAUGHTER|
|Chicago Tribune (1914)||THIRD OF FAMILY TO MEET TRAGIC END|
|Chicago Record Herald (1912)||CHICAGOANS SAVED BY ASTOR|
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Commonwealth of Massachusetts Standard Certificate of Death
Chicago Daily Tribune (Illinois), 17 April 1912
Passport Application, Bureau of Citizenship, Jan 18 1912
Homer Thiel, USA