Mary Fortune

Mrs Mary Fortune (née McDougald)

Mary Fortune

Mary McDougald was born in Chinguacousy Township, Peel County, Ontario on 12 May 1851, the daughter of John MacDougald and his wife Mary. She grew up with her 14 brothers and sisters in Portage La Prairie, Manitoba.

Married to Mark Fortune and resident in Winnipeg, Manitoba, she boarded the Titanic at Southampton as a first class passenger. She travelled with her husband, their three daughters Alice Elizabeth, Ethel Flora and Mabel, and their son, Charles Alexander Fortune. The family occupied cabins C-23-25-27.

Mary and her daughters were rescued in lifeboat 10.

Mary, did not remarry and died in Toronto on 8 March 1929, aged 76.

References and Sources
Toronto Daily Star, Saturday, March 9, 1929, Obituary
Province of Ontario Certificate
of Death

Credits
Pat Cook, USA
Phillip Gowan, USA

Pictures

Mary Fortune Portrait

MARY FORTUNE PORTRAIT

 
Tomb of Mary Fortune

TOMB OF MARY FORTUNE

 

Articles and Stories

FORTUNE

Toronto Daily Star  (1929) 

FORTUNE

 
DRESSED IN SKIRTS MAN LEFT TITANIC

Washington Times  (1912) 

DRESSED IN SKIRTS MAN LEFT TITANIC

 
Fortune Family Parted in Boat in Good Cheer

Manitoba Free Press  (1912) 

FORTUNE FAMILY PARTED IN BOAT IN GOOD CHEER

 
WOMEN REVEALED AS HEROINES BY WRECK

New York Times  (1912) 

WOMEN REVEALED AS HEROINES BY WRECK

 
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