Miss Rosalie Bidois, 42, was born in Jersey, Channel Islands on 10th May 1865,the daughter of Pierre Bidois and his wife Rosalie Martillet
She boarded the Titanic at Cherbourg as maid to Mrs John Jacob Astor and travelled on the same ticket as the Astors (No. PC 17757). Mrs Astor and Miss Bidois were rescued in Lifeboat 4.
Rosalie later married Francois Courtinade but the marriage was not a happy one and they soon separated. Rosalie Courtinade (née Bidois) died in Manhattan on 24th September, 1938.
References and Sources
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
Phillip Gowan, USA
Hermann Söldner, Germany
Articles and Stories
New York Times (1927)
New York Times (1912)