Miss Victorine Chaudanson
Miss Victorine Chaudanson was born at Melas LeTeil, Ardeche, France on September 28, 1875 the daughter of Andre Chaudanson and Rose Ciellier.
Miss Chaudanson worked as maid to Mrs Emily Ryerson. She boarded the Titanic at Cherbourg.
After the collision Victorine had gone back to the Ryersons cabin to retrieve valuables. As she was starting her search she was horrified to hear the door lock turning shut. A steward was securing the rooms. Her screams alerted him and he let her out. Later, Mr Ryerson gave Victorine his lifebelt when he saw she had none. She was rescued in lifeboat 4.
Victorine was later married to Henry Perkins and lived in Ridley Park, Pennsylvania. She died in August 1962 at the age of 86.
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Titanic Passenger and Crew Summary
Name: Miss Victorine Chaudanson
Born: Tuesday 28th September 1875
Age: 36 years (Female)
Occupation: Personal Maid to Mrs Emily Maria Ryerson
1st Class Passengers
First Embarked: Cherbourg on Wednesday 10th April 1912
Ticket No. 17608 , £262 7s 6d
Cabin No.: B61
Rescued (boat 4)
Disembarked Carpathia: New York City on Thursday 18th April 1912
Died: Monday 13th August 1962
Buried: SS. Peter & Paul Cemetery Marple Township Pennsylvania United States