Lucile Polk Carter

Miss Lucile Polk Carter

Lucile Polk Carter

Miss Lucile Polk Carter, 14, was born 20 October 1898, the daughter of William Ernest and Lucile Carter. She also had a brother William Thornton Carter. The family lived at Bryn Mawr, near Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

The Carter's boarded the Titanic at Southampton as first class passengers. They occupied cabins B-96 and 98.

Lucile, her brother and mother were rescued in Lifeboat 4. Her father escaped in collapsible C.

Lucile later married to Samuel J. Reeves. They had a daughter (the later Mrs Clinton W. Trowbridge) and a son, David Reeves who lived in Wayne, Pennsylvania. At the time of her death she had six grandchildren and was residing in Charleston, South Carolina.

Lucile Reeves (né Carter) died at her daughter's home in Summerville, South Carolina on October 19, 1962. She was buried at Valley Forge Memorial Park, Pennsylvania.


Courtesy of Michael A. Findlay, USA

Acknowledgements
Phillip Gowan, USA

Articles and Stories

MRS. SAMUEL REEVES

Charleston Evening Post  (1962) 

MRS. SAMUEL REEVES

 
Two Survivors

La Presse  (1912) 

TWO SURVIVORS

 
ELIZABETH RESIDENTS WERE ON THE TITANIC

Newark Evening News  (1912) 

ELIZABETH RESIDENTS WERE ON THE TITANIC

 
ELIZABETH RESIDENTS WERE ON THE TITANIC

Newark Evening News  (1912) 

ELIZABETH RESIDENTS WERE ON THE TITANIC

 
THRILLING STORIES BY TITANIC'S SAVED; TEN ON WAY TO ELIZABETH LOSE LIVES

Elizabeth Daily Journal  (1912) 

THRILLING STORIES BY TITANIC'S SAVED; TEN ON WAY TO ELIZABETH LOSE LIVES

 
GREENWICH PEOPLE SAVED

The Greenwich News  (1912) 

GREENWICH PEOPLE SAVED

 
Lucille Carter : Local Chat

South Bucks Standard  (1912) 

LUCILLE CARTER : LOCAL CHAT

 
ELIZABETHANS ON BOARD BIG LINER TITANIC

Elizabeth Daily Journal  (1912) 

ELIZABETHANS ON BOARD BIG LINER TITANIC

 
WILLIAM E. CARTER DIVORCED

New York Times  (1914) 

WILLIAM E. CARTER DIVORCED

 
Four Are Saved In Philadelphia Family

Washington Times  (1912) 

FOUR ARE SAVED IN PHILADELPHIA FAMILY

 
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