Sara Rebecca Compton

Miss Sara Rebecca Compton

Sara Rebecca Compton

Miss Sara Rebecca Compton, 39, was born on 30 April 1872.

Sara, her mother Mary and brother Alexander boarded the Titanic at Cherbourg as first class passengers. Sara occupied cabin E-49.

Mary and Sara were rescued in lifeboat 14.

Sara Compton never married, and spent much of her retirement near the New Jersey coastline. She died on 16 June 1952.

References and Sources

Contract Ticket List, White Star Line 1912 (National Archives, New York; NRAN-21-SDNYCIVCAS-55[279])

Credits
Michael A. Findlay, USA
Craig Stringer, UK
Geoff Whitfield, UK

Pictures

Sara Compton

(1912) 

SARA COMPTON

 

Articles and Stories

Lady Duff Gordon Saw Men Shot by Captain Smith

New York Herald  (1912) 

LADY DUFF GORDON SAW MEN SHOT BY CAPTAIN SMITH

 
LAKEWOOD WOMEN ARE AMONG SAVED

Asbury Park Evening Press  (1912) 

LAKEWOOD WOMEN ARE AMONG SAVED

 
COMPTONS TELL OF TITANIC DISASTER

Asbury Park Evening Press  (1912) 

COMPTONS TELL OF TITANIC DISASTER

 
LAKEWOOD INQUIRIES

Newark Evening News  (1912) 

LAKEWOOD INQUIRIES

 
MRS. COMPTON TELLS OF TITANIC DISASTER

Newark Evening News  (1912) 

MRS. COMPTON TELLS OF TITANIC DISASTER

 
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    (2014) Sara Rebecca Compton Encyclopedia Titanica (ref: #78, accessed 26th October 2014 12:33:45 AM)

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