Julia Smyth

Miss Julia Smyth

Miss Julia Smyth was born on 4 July 1894 in County Cavan, Ireland, the daughter of Henry Smyth and Mary Cunningham.

She boarded the Titanic at Queenstown as a third class passenger (ticket number 335432, £7 14s 8d). Her destination was New York City.

Julia Smyth was rescued, probably in lifeboat 13.

Miss Smyth made New York City her home following the Titanic disaster. She was married first to William H. Glover and later to Thomas C. White.  She lived in New York.

She was one of the many survivors who attended the 1958 New York premiere of the film A Night to Remember. At this reunion, Mrs White was reunited with fellow Irish survivors Margaret Devaney O'Neill and Katherine Gilnagh Manning.

Julia White (née Smyth) died 27 April 1977 at Bird S. Coler Hospital, Bronx, New York.

She was buried on 29 April 1977 at St. Raymond's Cemetery, Bronx, New YorkThe same cemetery as Eugene Daly.

References and Sources

Death Certificate
Contract Ticket List, White Star Line 1912 (National Archives, New York; NRAN-21-SDNYCIVCAS-55[279])
Noel Ray (1999) List of Passengers who Boarded RMS Titanic at Queenstown, April 11, 1912. The Irish Titanic Historical Society


Cameron Bell, Northern Ireland
Robert L. Bracken, USA
Michael A. Findlay, USA
Philip Gowan, USA
Noel Ray, Ireland

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