Miss Amelia "Nellie" M. Bessette , 35, boarded the Titanic at Cherbourg as maid to Mrs J. Stuart White. They travelled on the same ticket (No. PC 17760). Mrs White and Miss Bessette were rescued on lifeboat 8.
1. Some lists give her name as "Bissetti".
2. She was listed as a U.S. Citizen.
Contract Ticket List, White Star Line 1912 (National Archives, New York; NRAN-21-SDNYCIVCAS-55)
List or Manifest of Alien Passengers for the United States Immigration Officer At Port Of Arrival (Date: 18th-19th June 1912, Ship: Carpathia) - National Archives, NWCTB 85 T715 Vol 4183
Hermann Söldner, Germany
Titanic Passenger and Crew Summary
Name: Miss Nellie Mayo Bessette
Born: Monday 7th October 1872
Age: 39 years
Occupation: Personal Maid to Mrs Ella White
1st Class Passengers
First Embarked: Cherbourg on Wednesday 10th April 1912
Ticket No. 17760 , £63 7s 2d
Cabin No.: C99
Rescued (boat 8)
Disembarked Carpathia: New York City on Thursday 18th April 1912
Died: Sunday 23rd July 1944
Travelling Companions (on same ticket)
Mr Sante Righini
Mrs Ella White
Miss Marie Grice Young
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