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

ELIZABETH RESIDENTS WERE ON THE TITANIC

Newark Evening News  (1912) 

ELIZABETH RESIDENTS WERE ON THE TITANIC

 
Lucille Carter : Local Chat

South Bucks Standard  (1912) 

LUCILLE CARTER : LOCAL CHAT

 
MISS LUCILE CARTER A BUD IN NEWPORT

New York Times  (1916) 

MISS LUCILE CARTER A BUD IN NEWPORT

 
Four Are Saved In Philadelphia Family

Washington Times  (1912) 

FOUR ARE SAVED IN PHILADELPHIA FAMILY

 
PHILADELPHIA SURVIVORS ILL

New York Times  (1912) 

PHILADELPHIA SURVIVORS ILL

 
Mrs. Lucille Carter And Her Family Are Saved From Deep Sea

Washington Times  (1912) 

MRS. LUCILLE CARTER AND HER FAMILY ARE SAVED FROM DEEP SEA

 
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

 
ELIZABETH RESIDENTS WERE ON THE TITANIC

Newark Evening News  (1912) 

ELIZABETH RESIDENTS WERE ON THE TITANIC

 
MRS. SAMUEL REEVES

Charleston Evening Post  (1962) 

MRS. SAMUEL REEVES

 
MRS. CARTER WEDS AGAIN

New York Times  (1914) 

MRS. CARTER WEDS AGAIN

 
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