Rachel Juli Cohen Christy

Miss Rachel Juli Cohen Christy

Miss Juli Rachel Christy was born Rachel Juli Cohen in 1887 in London the daughter of Moreno Cohen and Frances Alice (nee Jones).1

Moreno Cohen had died before Juli was baptized on 26 Apr 1891.

She boarded the Titanic together with her mother Alice Frances Christy at Southampton as a second class passenger. To reach their destination Montreal, Canada, they bought ticket number 237789 for £30. They were accompanied by Sidney and Mrs Jacobsohn, who were also on their way to Canada.

Miss Julie Christy and her mother survived the sinking. They were rescued by the Carpathia in lifeboat 12.

Together with her mother and Mrs Amy Jacobsohn, she returned to England on board of the Megantic on 11 May 1912. 

In 1915 she travelled again to New York by White Star Line, this time by RMS Baltic.

She died on 30 October 1931 aged 44.  A spinster, she left an estate valued at £4807 to her mother.2


  1. Her birth was registere in Lewisham, London in March 1887 under the name Rachel Juli Cohen.
  2. For some reason the will was not proved until 1939.

References and Sources

United States Senate (62nd Congress), Subcommittee Hearings of the Committee on Commerce, Titanic Disaster, Washington 1912.
Contract Ticket List, White Star Line 1912 (National Archives, New York; NRAN-21-SDNYCIVCAS-55[279])
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
England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations), 1858-1966
Border Crossings: From Canada to U.S., 1895-1954


Hermann Söldner, Germany

External Links

Jacobsohn Family Tree JACOBSOHN FAMILY TREE  
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