Miss Velin Öhman (1), 22, was born 14 March 1890 (2). She was from Eks parish, Mariestad, Västergötland, Sweden.
Velin Öhman boarded the Titanic at Southampton as a third class passenger (ticket number 347085, £7 15s 6d) she was destined for Chicago, IL (3). She was rescued in Collapsible C with fellow Swede Hilda Maria Hellström.
She died in Chicago, Illinois on 19 November 1966.
1. Velin Öhman is listed in the American Senate list as Velin Olman and in other lists as E. Orman.
2. This date taken from Wetterholm (1996), the death certificate gives date as 14 March 1892.
3. She claimed to be travelling to the home of her uncle Henry Forsander who turns out to have been her fiancé. They later married and had a daughter Elsie.
References and Sources
State of Illinois Medical Certificate of Death
Contract Ticket List, White Star Line 1912 (National Archives, New York; NRAN-21-SDNYCIVCAS-55)
Claes-Göran Wetterholm (1988, 1996, 1999) Titanic. Prisma, Stockholm. ISBN 91 518 3644 0
Claes-Göran Wetterholm, Sweden
Phillip Gowan, USA
Greg Koci, USA
Leif Snellman, Finland
Articles and Stories
Chicago Tribune (1966)